Volume 12, Number 36, September 13, 1985



Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

The “Brazilian Connection.”

Andean Report

Peronist Leader Labaké in Peru.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Battle for Stability in Punjab.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Shakeup in Security and Intelligence.

Report from Italy

by Liliana Gorini

The Nation Goes with the SDI.

Report from Africa

by Mary Lalevée

Qaddafi Threatened by Coup.


An American “Plan B.”


Third Quarter Bank Crisis Breaks as EIR Predicted

by Kathy Wolfe

Chase, Other Drug-Money Laundries Try To Pull the Plug on South Africa

by William Engdahl

‘Technology Transfer’ Conference Plans Slave Labor for Mexico, Texas

by Harley Schlanger

Reports from Houston on a conference at The Woodlands. Special guest: Jimmy Carter.

Peru: Wall Street Journal in Campaign of Lies

Currency Rates

Canada’s James Bay Fresh-Water Project Gains Political Support

by Nicholas F. Benton

World Trade

by David Goldman

GATT Opens Trade Offensive for IMF.


by Marianna Wertz

Assessing Labor on Labor Day.

Business Briefs


Gorbachov Orders Science Drive To Upgrade War Industry

by Rachel Douglas

Analyzes the far-reaching shakeup in the Soviet party and government that General Secretary Gorbachov has launched, in the service of a war-economy build-up.

Gorbachov’s Purges: A Clean Sweep of Party and Government

Siberian Economist: Investment Policy Is the Vehicle for New Technologies

by Rachel Douglas


‘Guns for Khomeini’: The Mossad Connection

Recent arrests bring to light a vast network of Mossad stringers in the U.S. Department of Defense and open the question of the extent of Israeli intelligence penetration of the U.S. military establishment.

Documentation: Merrill Lynch subsidiary funded guns for Khomeini.


Continent’s Navies Vow ‘War of No Return’ against Drugs

by Ana Maria Mendoza

Meese: ‘No Neutrals in the War on Drugs’

Colombia’s New Labor Minister Vows National Drive for ‘Great Projects’

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Speeches at the inauguration by Jorge Carrillo and President Belisario Betancur.

Germany’s Spy Scandals: A Script for the Kohl Government’s Overthrow

by Rainer Apel

Burt Linked to Soviet Spy Ring

by Criton Zoakos

Why has the new U.S. ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany been so silent?

Role of Lloyd Cutler Exposes Aims of Trilaterals in ‘Greenpeace’ Affair

The Trilateral Commission has a deal with the Russians, and at the center of it is this Washington lawyer, who has agreed, free of charge, to be the attorney for “Greenpeace” in its suit against the government of France.

Southern Flank: Background Briefing: A Short History of the Cyprus Issue

by Phocion

Argentina: Workers Rally against ‘International Usury’

by Cynthia R. Rush

International Intelligence


The Kremlin Talks, and the Media and Congress Grovel

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Kremlin’s bid to force concessions on the Strategic Defense Initiative has entered a more aggressive phase, with the open support of the U.S. media and key members of Congress.

U.S. Disease Crisis Acknowledged; First Emergency Actions Under Way

by Warren J. Hamerman

Documentation: A bill to stop AIDS.

Sen. Richard Lugar: Who Is He Really?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has turned out to be one of the closest collaborators of the State Department, contrary to wishful thinking by some conservatives.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

New Report on Bank Money Laundering.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News