Volume 12, Number 41, October 18, 1985



Dr. Gregory Canavan

by Ralf Schauerhammer

An expert on strategic defense from the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows how the opponents of the SDI are contradicting one another’s own attempts to prove it unworkable or “destabilizing.”

Dr. John Seale

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

A British authority on tropical disease explains how the Soviet Union could use AIDS to bring about the final collapse of the Western world.


Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

California Enacts “Workfare.”

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

Agricultural Problems in Thailand.

Report from Italy

by Giuseppe Filipponi

Bank of Italy Wants More Austerity.

United Nations

by McFadden

Peru Sets the Agenda.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Chaos and Confusion.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Cota Mesa

Farm Crisis Hits Sonora.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

When Will the SDI Agreement Be Signed?


The Budget Deficit: A Real Solution.


Peru Hurls Challenge to IMF at Seoul Meeting

by David Goldman

‘Alliance for Latin American Integration’ Will Be Founded in Lima

by Valerie Rush

Group of 77 Developing Countries Calls for World Conference on Debt

Documentation: Speech by Peruvian UN representative Carlos Alzamora to the G-77, and the Group’s joint declaration.

Currency Rates

U.S. Bishops’ Pastoral Letter on the Economy: An Anti-Christian Hoax

by Allen Douglas

Moscow Plays European Community Corruption to Advantage on Meat Sales

by William Engdahl

Business Briefs


The AIDS Epidemic Explodes: What Is the Russian Angle?

by Warren J. Hamerman

The director of EIR’s Biological Holocaust Task Force presents the first, shocking results of an ongoing investigation.

Interview: Dr. John Seale: AIDS and the Security of the Western World

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Science & Technology

Foes of Laser Defense Are Caught Lying Again

by Paul Gallagher

The Congressional Office of Technology Assessment has a new report out—they’ve silently buried some of last year’s lies, but they’re still concocting fraudulent claims to try to derail the SDI.

Interview: Dr. Gregory Canavan: SDI Opponents’ Arguments Contradict Their Own Published Reports

Documentation: Soviet Strategic Defense Programs


The Greek Premier: A ‘Roman à clef

by Phocion

This early, futuristic, literary manuscript, found somewhere near Qasr al-Nil, in Cairo, came to the attention of our occasional contributor Phocion, who has deciphered the handwriting and offered it for publication.


Panama and Peru Targeted by Panicked U.S. Bankers

by Valerie Rush

The State Department, Newsweek magazine, the communists, and the Shining Path terrorists have all joined forces to stop the drive by Peru and Panama to end the International Monetary Fund’s world financial dictatorship.

Second Crisis in Middle East Shows Pro-Western Regimes in Mortal Danger

by Thierry Lalevée

Trilateral Plan: After Tunisia, Nicaragua?

Gorbachov Goes West, in a Paris Foray Designed To Sink Geneva Talks

by Konstantin George

Portugal: Elections Slam State Dept., Socialists

by Laurent Murawiec

A stunning defeat for Henry Kissinger’s friend Mario Soares, in Portugal.

International Intelligence


Arms-Control Lobby Strives To Save Gorbachov Offer

by D. Stephen Pepper

Documentation: Pentagon Campaigns for Strategic Defense.

AIDS in America: Political Battles Rage in Major Cities

by Marla Minnicino

I Announce My Candidacy for the 1988 Democratic Presidential Nomination

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News