Volume 12, Number 11, March 19, 1985



Alejandro Peña

The Venezuelan Labor Party’s Secretary-General discusses his party’s challenge to the drug traffickers.


Science & Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Space Program Needs New Launch Vehicles.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Mind and Immunity.

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

Papandreou, Treholt, and “the Baker”

Report from Bonn

by Michael Mirak-Weissbach

Soviets Mobilize Their Church Networks.

Report from Italy

by Umberto Pascali

“We Don’t Want To End Up with Toys.”

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Narcotráfico, S.A. Points to the PAN.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Palme’s Dirty Iran Connection.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Worse Than a “Cold Shower” for Mubarak.

Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

A Test-Case for U.S. Africa Policy.


Send an American ambassador to Bonn!


U.S. Bankruptcy: Volcker’s $5 Trillion Debt Bomb

During the time period in which the much touted U.S. “recovery” was not happening, the United States was sucking the world as a whole into the vortex of a Second Great Depression, and in the process, thanks primarily to Paul Volcker, the United States was bankrupting itself.

Currency Rates

Nuclear-Energy Advocates Intervene in Bangladesh To Spoil Solar-Energy Hoax

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A report on the International Conference on Physics and Energy for Development at Dhaka University.

Documentation: Statements by President Ershad and Dr. Anwar Hossain.

Foreign Exchange

by Montresor

Volcker Demands End to U.S. Sovereignty.


by Kathy Wolfe

America Is Living Off Dope, Inc.


by Marcia Merry

The Democrats’ “Show of Concern.”

Business Briefs

Special Report

European Terror and the Worst Intelligence Failure in Decades

by Jeffrey Steinberg

To counteract the terrorist barrage now hitting Western Europe, EIR is issuing a new Special Report, over 100 pages in length, titled “European Terrorism: The Soviets’ Pre-War Deployment”. Here, we offer an abridgment of the report’s Introduction.


Marshal Ogarkov Opens His Wartime Headquarters

by Konstantin George

The fact singularly demonstrates that the Soviet Union is on a war footing, and is actively considering the exercise of military options against the United States and its European allies as a response to the SDI.

Behind Hans-Dietrich Genscher’s Whirlwind Tour of the East Bloc

by Rainer Apel

East German: LaRouche Is Forerunner of SDI

Venezuela’s Dope-Running Families Ban EIR’s Narcotráfico, S.A.

Battle report on Ibero-America’s war on drugs.

Cisneros Sends Strange Messenger to EIR

Such nouveau riche often make mistakes.

Federal Republic of Germany: Greens Set for New Wave of Violence

All Roads Lead to Damascus

by Thierry Lalevée

The first in a series on Syria: the evil of terrorism.

France: Fight Surfaces over Beam-Weapon Defense

by Laurent Rosenfeld

International Intelligence


Swiss Targeted in War on Drugs; Will IMF Be Next?

by Mark Burdman

The leading Swiss banks over the years have expressed privately and publicly their extreme displeasure at EIR’s spotlighting of their ties to drug trafficking and related “Nazi” and “Communist” forms of international terrorism. Now, the Reagan Administration itself is casting Switzerland in the role of Public Enemy #1 in the war on drugs.

The President’s MX Report: Developments in U.S., Soviet Capabilities

After General Westmoreland’s Trial: the Verdict on Libel Law

by Edward Spannaus

The question remains: Are the news media above the law? — Interview: Attorney Michael F. Dennis on how LaRouche’s trial was different.

Reagan Gives Orders to U.S. Geneva Team

From the White House News Service.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

An “American Gift” to Bettino Craxi — “The Moro treatment” or “the Pazienza treatment”?

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News