Volume 12, Number 12, March 26, 1985


Book Reviews

A Tale of Benedictine Monks, Liturgy, and Ritualistic Murder...

by G. Allen Douglas and Pietro Cicconi

Review of The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco.


Science & Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Space and the Revolution in Materials-Processing.

Report from Bonn

by George Gregory

The “Dual Command Structure.”

Report from Paris

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Voters Confirm Mitterrand’s Unpopularity.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Show of Strength in the Gulf.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Palme’s Brother Sells Soviet Cars.

Investigative Leads

“Rocker” Cycle Gangs and the Drug Traffic.

Inside the Pentagon

by Tecumseh

The ASAT Test Capitulation.


March 23—Two Years Later.


U.S. Production Collapse a National Security Threat

A summary of a study by Contributing Editor Christopher White showing in stark facts and figures how the U.S. economy is careening toward disaster, as its productive potential is being undermined to the point that national security is threatened.

The Plot To Deliver Israel to Dope, Inc.

by Mark Burdman

The State Department, the IMF, and the dope mobsters of the ADL are collaborating.

Magnetic Fusion Program Slashed

by Charles B. Stevens

It’s meant to aid the SDI in the short term, but must undermine it in only the slightly longer run.

Currency Rates


by Gene Schenk

“Keep the Third World primitive.”


Citibank Raids into Maryland.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Henry Kissinger and the Calculated Failure of U.S. Policy in Asia

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

The deterioration on virtually all fronts threatens to compel U.S. strategic withdrawal from the region. In large measure, it is due to the policies of Kissinger’s heirs in the State Department—policies that in several cases, most notably Korea and the Philippines, are running counter to President Reagan’s explicit policy directions.

U.S. ‘Malign Neglect’ of ASEAN Allies Opens the Way for Soviet Domination

by Linda de Hoyos

ANZUS Treaty Wrecked in Bid To Oust United States from Pacific

by David Hammer

State Department Revives Carter’s Policy of Chaos for South Korea

by Linda de Hoyos and David Hammer


Gorbachov: Ogarkov’s End-Game To Grab Europe

by Criton Zoakos

Gorbachov, the man of whom Margaret Thatcher said “we can do business together,” is in place at the top of the Kremlin’s imperial bureaucracy. Promptly, the British oligarchy and their Western European blood relatives commenced “doing business together,” to tear Western Europe from its alliance with the United States and re-situate it inside an expanded Russian imperial sphere of influence.

Chernenko’s Successor Augurs No New Era

by Konstantin George

Euroterrorists Ready Attack against Reagan

West German Elections: A Dangerous Advance by Red-Green Allies

by Rainer Apel

Venezuelan Drug King Demands Dictatorship

by Carlos Wesley

The Strategic Defense Initiative: Implications for West European Security

by G.C. Berkhof, Brig.-Gen. RNLA

Lebanon: Syria’s Scheme for an ‘Islamic Republic’

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


Senate Dupes Applaud Drug-Pusher William Weld

by Martha Quinde

Now that everyone, including the President’s Commission on Organized Crime and the U.S. Treasury Department, is pointing the finger at Crédit Suisse as the bank of the world narcotics mafia, why has Congress not caught on?

Judge Rules Against Bank, for LaRouche

by Suzanne Rose

First Fidelity Bank of New Jersey, he said, illegally seized $170,000 in campaign funds on election eve.

The New York Times’ 125-Year Political Vendetta against Mexico

by Anton Chaitkin and Roger Maduro

In the Times’ own words.

National News