Volume 12, Number 30, August 2, 1985



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