Volume 12, Number 37, September 20, 1985


Science & Technology

Using Lasers To Create Nuclear Fuel

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A review of the U.S. isotope separation program.

The Isotope Market


Report from Italy

by Liliana Gorini

IMF Vampires Descend on Italian Economy.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Indian Support for Operation Juárez.

Northern Flank

by William Engdahl

Norway, NATO’s Northern Vulnerability.

Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

“Greenpeace Affair” Boosts Barre.


Kissinger versus LaRouche (Again).


Volcker Credit Crunch Responds to Debt Proposals

by David Goldman

Currency Rates

Schiller Labor Panel To Meet Alan García

Panama: Labor, Military Ally against IMF Austerity

by Carlos Wesley

AIDS: A Public Health Approach

by John Grauerholz, M.D.


by Marcia Merry

Carte Blanche for the Cartels.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Brazil Vows To Complete Nuclear Cycle.


by Leif Johnson

UAW Goes Back 50 Years.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The Peruvian Solution Is Possible.

Business Briefs


Thailand: IMF Puts a Key ASEAN Nation in Jeopardy

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

The front-line nation of ASEAN, bordering on Vietnam and Kampuchea, has been pushed to the brink of economic collapse.

Who Pulled the Strings in the Attempted Coup in Thailand?

by Linda de Hoyos

Setting the Stage: From IMF Devaluation to Attempted Coup

by Sophie Tanapura

‘Peace Movement’ Launched in Thailand as Soviets Up the Pressure on Japan

by Pakdee Tanapura


Ibero-American War on Drugs Needs More U.S. Aid

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Excerpts from speeches by the head of Venezuela’s National Commission Against Drug Abuse, Dr. Bayardo Ramírez Monagas, and Venezuelan Justice Minister José Manzo González.

Soviets Set Out To Bully Japan

by Clifford Gaddy

A Short History of the Cyprus Issue, Part II

by Phocion

The British Colonial Legacy in S. Africa

by Criton Zoakos

Soviet Penetration: New Blueprint for Disarming W. Germany

by Rainer Apel

International Intelligence


The Actual Causes of the Libyan-Tunisian Crisis

by Philip Golub and Thierry Lalevée

Documentation: A discussion with Mahmoud Messaadi, chairman of the Tunisian National Assembly.

The Mediterranean Crisis and Tunisia

The Mobilization To Defend Tunisia

by Thierry Lalevée and Philip Golub

Bourguiba Receives Popular Support

by Thierry Lalevée

Libya Heading for Economic Breakdown

Civilized Forces vs. Forces of Barbarism


Reagan Gives In to Pressure from the Palace Guard

by Nicholas F. Benton

What pleases the Trilateral Commission about their ability to bend the President on the South Africa question is what this portends for November: Can they get Reagan to capitulate to Gorbachov on the Strategic Defense Initiative?

The Man Who Destroyed Iran, and May Now Destroy the Philippines

by Allen Douglas and Vin Berg

A profile of William H. Sullivan.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Venetian Duplicity and the Second Coming.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Cocaine Eradication Herbicide Readied — Narco-Dollars No Help to “Quality of Life”.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News