Volume 12, Number 21, May 28, 1985



General Morales Bermúdez

The former President of Peru.

Aristides Calvani

The leader of Venezuela’s Christian Democratic Party, the COPEI.

Marcelo Velarde Ortiz

Vice-Presidential candidate of the ruling Nationalist Revolutionary Movement in Bolivia.

Alejandro Carrión Pérez

Director of international affairs of the Democratic Left party of Ecuador.


Science & Technology

by Charles B. Stevens

The “Xraser” Comes to the Laboratory.

Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

Operation Juárez Makes Headway.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Return of the White Plague.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

May 1, Dry Run.

Report from Italy

by Liliana Gorini

The Prince of Wales and the Doges.


by Augustinus

TFP Condemned by Church in Brazil.


Kissinger Baits Trap in Ibero-America.


Asset Liquidation Wave Fuels Collapse of U.S. Economy

by Christopher White

Tangible assets, including plant and equipment, are being sold off to meet debt-service payments, which could combine with bank failures and the international crisis of debt and the dollar to produce a full-blown economic collapse.

Ibero-American Debt: Communists: ‘IMF Works for Us’

Castro, for example, says he doesn’t have to export revolution anymore.

South Americans Tell KGB Democrats: Democracy Needs Economic Progress

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

34 representatives from 10 South American nations were invited all expenses paid to Washington for a May 7-11 meeting of Charles Manatt’s National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, but they didn’t buy his agenda.

Currency Rates

Blast Furnace Technology: A Case Study

by Robert Gallagher

Shows how economic development is the history of distinct species of action, as LaRouche argues.


by Kathy Wolfe

We Warned of Maryland Crisis.


by Marcia Merry

Food Cartels Get Government Handout.

Business Briefs

Special Report

How U.S.-European Cooperation on the SDI Can Improve

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

His speech, “Prospects for Improvements in U.S.A. Cooperation with Europe on SDI Development,” delivered to the conference of the Schiller Institute in Düsseldorf, West Germany, on May 12.


The Anglo-Soviet Plot for the Destruction of India

by Joseph Brewda and Nancy Spannaus

Despite arrests of key participants in the Gandhi assassination by the Indian government, there has been no hiatus in the activity of the network that deployed them.

Documentation: The creation of postwar Sikh terrorism—a timeline; and Jon Speller’s connections.


Congress of Vienna, Again, 170 Years after Capodistria

by Criton Zoakos

All ranking foreign ministers from East and West, including Shultz and Gromyko, met for three days and nights to map out the final phase of Henry Kissinger’s “25% solution.”

Economic Depression Decides Ruhr Elections

by Rainer Apel

Soviets Officially Rehabilitate Stalin

by Luba George

Moscow’s May 8-9 celebrations of victory in the last war only made clear their intention to win the next one.

Russia Secures the Future, China the Distant Future

by Konstantin George

The Sino-Soviet rapprochement and the death of Kissinger’s “China Card.”

Venezuela: EIR Seeks To Remove Ban on Anti-Drug Book

International Intelligence


Baker-Regan ‘Cold Coup’ Threatens U.S. Defense

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Outright treason by the “palace guard” in league with lawmakers has sent the message to Moscow: The United States lacks the will to survive.

Congress’s Defense Budget Cuts Show Influence of Moscow

by Paul Gallagher

The testimony on the SDI budget delivered by Paul Gallagher, executive director, Fusion Energy Foundation, to the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Defense Appropriations, on May 15, 1985.

Documentation: The budget cuts crippling the SDI.

Qaddafi’s Millions Fund Farrakhan Plot

A terrorism alert.

U.S. Policy Dilemma in North Africa

by Thierry Lalevée

Defense ‘Scandals’: Who Pays the Bill?

by Carol White

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News