Volume 12, Number 33, August 23, 1985


Book Review

Life and Times of Mountbatten: An Oligarch in the Age of the Common Man

by Laurent Murawiec

Review of Mountbatten, The Official Biography, by Philip Ziegler.


Mother Russia

by Rachel Douglas

Russian Church and Russian State.

Report from Bonn

by George Grove

Ever Lived Next Door to a Bear?

Report from Italy

by Mauro Ariosto

“Civil War” Conditions in Sicily.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

PAN Sparks Violence in Nuevo León.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

New Base for the Khalistan Plot?

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

What Zaitsev Packed in His Bags.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Kissinger Celebrates His MADness — What the Pugwash Appeasers Know.


For a Total War on Drugs.


Peru’s Debt Challenge Sparks Bankers’ Declaration of War

by Valerie Rush

Support for the Peruvian President

Ibero-American press coverage.

Currency Rates

U.N., State Department, and IMF Administer Africa’s Total Breakdown

by Warren J. Hamerman

USDA Admits the Farmers Are Gone—But Denies There Is a Food Crisis

by Marcia Merry

‘A Question of National Sovereignty’: Will Mexico Agree To Join GATT?

by Carlos Cota Meza and Timothy Rush

The Philippines’ Battle for Development

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

President Marcos’s 20-year battle against the international bankers and the domestic feudal oligarchy.

Call for ASEAN Common Market

by Gail G. Billington

Argentina: Debt Burden Ruins Public Health

by Hugo E. Arce, M.D.

Business Briefs


Brzezinski’s Plot To Sell Out Europe and the SDI

by Criton Zoakos

Analyzes the attempted comeback of Jimmy Carter’s National Security Adviser.

EIR Economic Model

Study Reveals 40% Decline in American Living Standards

The collapse of food production and family formation.


New terror Wave Breaks Out in West Germany

by Rainer Apel

How East Germany Runs Arab Terrorism

U.S. Is Withdrawing from the Pacific

by Linda de Hoyos

South Africa: More Violence in Store as Botha Fails To Deal with Issues

by Douglas DeGroot

Pope, on Pastoral Tour of Africa, Denounces ‘Anti-Life Mentality’

by Augustinus

U.S. Liberals Target Guatemala

by Gretchen Small

‘Global Showdown’ Unnerves Izvestia

International Intelligence


Moscow’s Pre-Summit Offensive against the SDI

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Documentation: The Soviets aim campaign of lies.

Democratic Party: Voters Offered Two Flavors of Fascism

by Susan Kokinda

Part II of an analysis of the “split” in the party.

Futurists Come Out of Closet as Champions of Bankers’ Control

by Susan Kokinda

Junket Season: Where Is Your Congressman?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News