Volume 12, Number 18, May 7, 1985



Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

The Plan To Ruin European Coal.


by Kathy Wolfe

Secret Plan To Give S&Ls to Citibank.

Science & Technology

by Charles B. Stevens

Los Alamos Laser Reaches Record.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Campaign for Breakup of Pakistan.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

“Above Suspicion”—Caught Trading Dope.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

With Friends Like Maggie Thatcher.

Report from Paris

by Laurent Rosenfeld

Mitterrand Shifts on Beam Defense.

Report from Italy

by Liliana Gorini

Will the Communists Be Number One?

Mother Russia

by Luba George and Carol Green

Reviving the Third Rome Doctrine.


by Augustinus

New Threats to the Pope’s Life.


Stopping the Carter Comeback.


American Labor Federation: End Destruction by IMF!

by Carlos Cota

Documentation: Excerpts from the final declaration.

AIDS Phase-Shift Heralds General Breakdown in Resistance to Disease

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Currency Rates

American Slavishness to the IMF: The Kremlin Finds It Delightful

by Rachel Douglas

Why Bankers Want Japan’s Debt To Grow

Steel Crisis: America Marching Backwards

by Robert Gallagher

IMF Is Handing Denmark to the KGB

by Poul Rasmussen

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Role of Economic Science in Projecting Pandemics as a Feature of Advanced Stages of Economic Breakdown

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A 1974 research team commissioned by Lyndon LaRouche uniquely demonstrated his method by projecting the current spread of epidemic disease out of famine-torn Africa as a feature of the current economic breakdown crisis. LaRouche explains.

The Geometry of Life

Fact Sheet: What Experts Say on the Current Breakdown


Green Party Leader Glorifies His Nazi Roots

Rainer Langhans, leading member of West Germany’s “environmentalist” Green Party, told the party membership at a conference in Hamburg: “We can still learn something from our brother Hitler.” We publish here in full, Langhans’s glorification of the Gnostic cult ideology of the Austrian hippie, Adolf Hitler: “The Brown-Green Ring of Force-A Homeland Movie.”


Gorbachov Era Begins with Biggest Purge in Decades

by Konstantin George

On April 23-24, the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party met for the first plenum of the Gorbachov era, and brought three new members onto the ruling Politburo amid a broad-ranging, Russia-wide clean-out of the party.

Sudan Leader Warns: ‘Millions of Deaths’

by Mary Lalevée

The Debt Won’t Be Paid with Hunger

by Sylvia Palacios

These words of Brazilian President-elect Tancredo Neves were repeated by the head of the Brazilian Council of Bishops during his funeral; only if they are heeded will his successor survive.

Mrs. Gandhi’s Killers Take Aim at Rajiv

by Allen Douglas

Jon Speller has some questions to answer.

Iran: Secret Letters Reveal New Terror Command

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


Reagan Swallows IMF Dictates in Budget ‘Compromise’

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The President has put his personal prestige behind, not “balancing the budget,” but America’s first submission to the dictatorship of the International Monetary Fund.

Soviets Give Full Backing to ADL Attacks against President Reagan

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche analyzes the ugly truth behind the “Bitburg Affair”—a gang of true to life Nazis and their Jewish-surnamed collaborators accuse the President of being “soft” on Nazism.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

A Well-Deserved “Pound of Flesh.” — Target: Bellagio.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Department of Defense’s New Boss — More Balderdash.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Experts Testify on Biological Holocaust — Stevens Hails IMF Surveillance of Economy — Soviet Assets Mount Assault on SDI, ASATs — Proxmire Demands Slave Labor in America — Gary Hart: The Same Old “New Ideas”.

National News