Volume 12, Number 19, May 14, 1985



André Dodin

by Mary Lalevée

The general secretary of the Society of Exotic Pathology, and professor at the Pasteur Institute in Paris discusses Africa’s cholera epidemic.

Aldo Enrique Cadena

The president of Colombia’s national health workers union talks about malaria’s resurgence.

Dr. Peter de Raadt

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Parasitic Disease Program, Trypanosomiasis Unit, describes the epidemic of “sleeping sickness.”


Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Olof Palme and the A-Bomb.

Mother Russia

by Luba George and Carol Green

ROC’s War on the Vatican.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Nazi-Communist Pact in Nuevo León.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

India Looks West for Defensive Arms.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

What’s At Stake for the Non-Aligned?


The Bonn Summit Fiasco.


Two Million Person Rally Rebuts Volcker, IMF

by Salvador Lozano

“No to the IMF: National sovereignty comes first,” was emblazoned on the enormous banners.

The Crisis of World Debt: The West Is Technically Bankrupt

by Kathy Wolfe

From EIR’s forthcoming Quarterly Economic Report.

Currency Rates

Brazil: The IMF’s Negotiating Terms

by Sylvia Palacios

State Department’s Freeze on Food Aid to Sudan Will Kill Millions

by Mary Lalevée


by Montresor

Swiss Gold Plan Rears Its Head.

Science & Technology

by Charles B. Stevens

New Results in Light Ion Beam Fusion Promise Breakthrough by 1990s.

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Continuing Hoax of ‘Artificial Intelligence’: The Multi-Billion Dollar Boondoggle

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Looks at the absurdity called “artificial intelligence,” and the pseudo-scientific beliefs among the scientifically-educated personnel who devote their professions to this useless effort.


The Shocking Truth about Simon Wiesenthal

by Joseph Brewda

Repeatedly arrested by the Nazis during the war, he always miraculously escaped the death meted out to other Jews. Joe Brewda reports who this celebrated “Nazi-hunter” really was, and is.


Bitburg Trip Strengthens Ties Despite Anti-German Uproar

by Vin Berg

The outcome of President Reagan’s current trip to Germany, as of this writing, is a strengthening of German-American relations and of the Western alliance, at least temporarily.

Documentation: Excerpts from a speech by parliamentarian Alois Mertes, and the letter to Reagan from the Reichsbanner organization.

Netherlands: Ask European Space Defense Initiative

by Dean Andromidas

General Berkhof of the Netherlands has detailed the proposal.

Is the State Department in Collusion with the Soviet Union over Greece?

by Phocion

Spain: Storm Clouds Gather over Reagan Visit

by Katherine Kanter

Lebanon: From Saigon to Sidon: the Death of a Nation

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


The SDI’s Foes Gather Momentum in Washington

by Leo Scanlon

What they are doing, and proposing to do, is frequently unconstitutional, and always close to treason.

Can Irrationalism Promote Democracy?

by Nicholas F. Benton

The State Department cult-building games only the Soviets can win: a conference report.

Dope Bankers’ Weld Blasted in Mexico

Excelsior blows the U.S. Attorney’s crime ties.

KGB Moles Target Lyndon LaRouche at Brookings Institute Conference

Who is John Rees really?

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National news