Volume 11, Number 50, December 25, 1984



New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Election 1984: A Mandate for Rajiv.

Report from Paris

by Laurent Rosenfeld

From Bad to Worse.

Italy’s War on Crime

by Marco Fanini

“Visentini Is Like Mussolini.”

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Liberals Back Mafia against Betancur.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

“Murder Inc.” in Greece.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Waiting for the Next Famine?


NATO’s Dangerous Misstep.


Labor Protest Forces Repeal of IMF’s Plan for Panama

by Donald Baier

Documentation: A selection from the Panamanian press.

Who’s Sabotaging Food Aid to Africa

by Marcia Merry

Currency Rates

Lawrence Klein’s Trip to Thailand

How to destroy a U.S. ally’s security and make it look like good economics—by an Observer.

Mexican Agriculture: How Vulnerable Is the Economy to Food Warfare?

by José Beltrán

United States Needs To Rethink Its Development Aid to Third World

by Ahmed Kedidi

Tunisian Chamber of Deputies member Ahmed Kedidi’s speech before the Schiller institute conference Nov. 25.

The Future of U.S. Policy toward Africa

by Rev. Dibala Mpolesha


by Montresor

Into the Deep for Nicholas Deak.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Artificial Heart Technology Advances.

Debt Moratorium

by Nancy Spannaus

Hamilton’s Debt Reorganization.

Business Briefs

Special Report

World Terror Spree Is Part of Ogarkov War Mobilization

by Christopher White

Terrorism, in all its modes, is an ongoing part of the Russian strategic design.

Marshal Ogarkov Issues Marching Orders to the Terrorist International

by Susan Welsh

How Do Moscow’s Spetsnaz Operate?

A profile of the Soviet special forces.

Terror Explosion Strikes the West

A grid of incidents.

U.S. Policy Fight over Kuwait Hijack

by Paul Goldstein

U.S. in Security Alert against Soviet Global ‘Pin-Prick Warfare’

by Jeffrey Steinberg


Green Party Hails Hitler, as Moscow Media Applauds

by Rainer Apel

What Schiller Institute demonstrators charged in the streets of Europe, what Lyndon LaRouche charged on a nationwide U.S. television broadcast, is now official, from the Greens themselves: They have modeled their movement on Hitler’s.

European Labor Party Renews Call To Ban Greens

Soviet Bluff Seeks To Block the SDI

by Konstantin George

Soviet Union Asserts Military Domination over the Pacific

by Linda de Hoyos

The Imperial Policy of Patriarch Pimen

by Konstantin George and Luba George

Report on the Russian church’s special role in the Stalin revival and related behavior.

Count Bennigsen and the ‘Islamic Card’

by Rachel Douglas

International Intelligence


Weinberger Gets Tough on Defense Budget Cutters

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Faced with one of the most concerted assaults on American military capabilities in recent history, the Defense Secretary is throwing protocol to the winds in his battle to keep United States military spending at adequate levels.

How the FBI ‘Lost’ Tapes Linking DoJ Lawyer to Gun-Runner Hashemi

By an EIR counterintelligence specialist.

Think Tank of the Genocide Lobby

by Susan Kokinda

A profile of the Conservation Foundation.

Organized Crime Banker Linked to Political Hit-Man Walter Sheridan

by Vin Berg and Jeffrey Steinberg

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

New Book Reveals Kissinger Was Probed as KGB Agent.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

If You Thought Charlie Manatt Was Bad ... — Dobrynin’s Choice?

National News