Volume 12, Number 9, March 5, 1985



Science & Technology

by Charles B. Stevens

Spheromak Charts New Beam Potential.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Artificial Heart Progress Continues.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

On to Confrontation.

Report from Italy

by Liliana Gorini

Pertini’s Re-Election in Doubt.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

The “King Canute Memorial Conference.”

Report from Paris

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Shades of Edouard Daladier.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Peres Maneuvers for Peace.

Investigative Leads

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Mossad and American Express.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Sri Lanka: a Fast-Deteriorating Situation.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Needed: a Joint War on Drugs.


The Next Hurdle.


Stop the Plot To Blow Up America’s Blast Furnaces

by Richard Freeman

Who’s Shutting Down the Steel Industry?

by Warren J. Hamerman

Debt Explosion Looms as IMF Drives the World Economy into Bankruptcy

by Christopher White

Council of the Americas: ‘Remove All Barriers to the Private Sector’

IMF Cuts Off Economic Aid to Sudan, American Ally in Africa

by Thierry Lalevée

Blue Nile River Irrigation Will Make Sudan a Breadbasket

by James C. Romer

The Cartagena Consensus: Debtors Evade Action against the IMF

European Usurers Cut U.S. Food Production

by Christopher White and George Elder

Currency Rates

Financial Times Prints EIR Editor’s Article

by Nora Hamerman

Debt Crisis behind the Dollar’s Rise

by William Engdahl

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

IMF Official Asks Harsh U.S. Austerity.

Foreign Exchange

by Kathy Wolfe

Widening Foreign Deficits?

International Credit

by Richard Freeman

Mexico: New Ratchet of IMF Genocide.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Soviet Military Creates a Wartime High Command

by Konstantin George and Clifford Gaddy

An EIR exclusive: Four new High Commands have been created, but not announced, and the 400,000-strong Soviet army in East Germany has undergone a major reorganization to boost the effectiveness of the forces which would spearhead a surprise attack and breakthrough to the Rhine and beyond.

Documentation: New commanders for 11 military districts.

Reorganization of the Soviet Forces in East Germany for a Blitzkrieg

Who to Watch For in the Military Brass


Drug Gangsters Prepare Coup for Venezuela

by Gretchen Small

The expulsion of EIR correspondents for revelations concerning the esteemed Cisneros family is only a small part of a plot in which Robert Vesco and David Rockefeller figure prominently.

Colombian Drug King Backs Nazis, Greens

by Valerie Rush

A profile of Carlos Lehder Rivas.

Greens Are Nazis: Many Are Now Echoing Schiller Institute’s Charge

by Laurent Rosenfeld

But the brownshirts in Green are trying to take the Institute to court.

International Intelligence


Boston Dope Bank Coverup and Attorney William Weld

U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts William Weld and his family have made their fortune by financing international drug traffic throughout the 90-year existence of the family firm, White, Weld, and Co. EIR Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos invites Mr. Weld to refute, resign, or sue.

Bank of Boston’s Ties to Dirty Money, Terrorism

The Hemlock Society’s Drive for Murder with a Liberal Face

by Marianna Wertz

The Travails of the Girl from Grantham

By our London observer.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News