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Volume 12, Number 30, August 2, 1985

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Report from Africa  

by Mary Lalevée

Debt Crisis Dominates OAU Meeting.

Report from Italy  

by Umberto Pascali

The Collapse of the Lira.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

TB Begins Predicted Comeback.

Attic Chronicle  

by Phocion

Todor Zhivkov in Athens.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Enter: “Mr. Disengagement.”

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Breakthrough over Punjab.

Report from Paris  

by Laurent Rosenfeld

French Socialists’ Lies on SDI.


A Report To Shake the World.


Lira Crisis: Another Turning Point for the Dollar?  

by Christopher White

The rebounding of the lira against the dollar may well prove to be the first flexing of the muscles of the arrangement reached between the BIS and Moscow last spring, and a prelude to the deflationary wipeout of over $2 trillion worth of paper assets in the U.S. economy.

Currency Rates  

Schiller Institute Faces Off against Castro in Ibero-American Debt Fight  

by Cynthia R. Rush

When the Trade Union Commission of the Schiller Institute called for a July 15-17 conference of Ibero-American labor leaders in Mexico City, the friends of the IMF went into high gear to try to sabotage the meeting.

Documentation: The participants, speeches, and resolutions.

Brazil’s President Upsets the Bankers  

by Silvia Palacios

Thailand Suspects Hoax in ‘Classic Belt-Tightening’ of IMF-World Bank  

by Linda de Hoyos

Shultz in Asia Goes Japan-Bashing  

by Susan Maitra

Wheeling-Pitt Failure Poses Security Threat  

by Marianna Wertz

The Farm Bill: Chaos, and Sedition  

by Marcia Merry

Business Briefs  


The Fraud of Castro’s and Kissinger’s Debt Proposals  

by Dennis Small

There are three proposals for handling the debt problem, Kissinger’s, Castro’s, and LaRouche’s, and Ibero-America will choose one of them, this year. The presentation of Ibero-American Editor Dennis Small at the First Continental Conference of the Schiller Institute Labor Commission, on July 16.

Strategic Studies

The Two Qualitative Facets of the Ogarkov War Plan  

The Soviet Union is in a full-scale prewar mobilization: An abridged version of the introductory section of EIR’s Special Report, “Global Showdown: The Russian Imperial War Plan for 1988,” released in Washington, D.C. on July 24.


Israeli-Soviet Deal Signals ‘Post-American Era’ in Mideast  

by Mark Burdman

For all intents and purposes, the strategic disengagement of the United States from the Middle East has been certified by agreements between Jerusalem and Moscow.

Egypt: Mubarak Takes On the Islamic Radicals  

State Department Treats Egypt Like Iran  

Hammer’s Occidental Teams with Colombia’s Narco-Terrorists  

by Valerie Rush

How the FBI Promotes Terrorism: The Sikhs and Frank Camper  

by Joseph Brewda

And, how the Soviets succeed in blaming their terrorist deployments on the United States.

Dutch Legislator: Need European SDI  

by Dean Andromidas

An address by the Honorable Mr. J.D. Blaauw.

International Intelligence  


NDPC Nails Congress with Voting Survey  

by D. Stephen Pepper

The political action committee has released the first definitive survey of the U.S. Congress on bipartisan issues of the nation’s most basic interest.

Regan Assumes Role of ‘Prime Minister’  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Many believe that the White House’s failure to aggressively pursue the President’s key programs—especially the Strategic Defense Initiative—is Don Regan’s work, and that it’s time he were relegated to as much influence as the chief cleaning lady.

Farrakhan Rallies Jackson Machine  

And threatens to “chop off the head” of any black leader who opposes his Libyan-backed campaign against America.

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Caught in the Act, Holding Hands — A Trilateral Offensive?

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News  

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