Volume 12, Number 46, November 22, 1985



Abdel Hamid Bakoush

by Thierry Lalevée

Libya’s exiled Prime Minister discusses Qaddafi’s second attempt to assassinate him in a year.

Senator Josmell Muñoz Córdova

The Peruvian Senator describes his nation’s battle against narcoterrorism.

Dixy Lee Ray

by Nicholas F. Benton

The former Atomic Energy Commissioner and Washington Governor looks at the Strategic Defense Initiative.


Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

World Bank Energy Plan for Thailand.

Report from Italy

by Liliana Celani

Are Bulgarian Agents in the UIL?

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Sino-Indian Relations Inch Sideways.


Preserving the Rule of Law.


Alan García Brings Case Against the IMF to Rome

by Robyn Quijano

The Peruvian President received the blessings of the Pope in his battle for Third World survival.

Journal Admits AIDS Could Be Bio-Warfare: Soviets Attack LaRouche for Exposé of AIDS Coverup

by Warren J. Hamerman

Documentation: Excerpts from the Literaturnaya Gazeta article.

Currency Rates

India’s Fast Breeder Comes On Line

by Ramtanu Maitra


by Rainer Apel

Does Kohl Know the Stakes in Peru?

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Current Crisis in U.S. Government Finances

by Christopher White

It may not be default this time, but the initial maneuverings in the biggest bankruptcy of all time have begun.

London Metal Crisis May Trigger Defaults

by William Engdahl

World Trade and Commodity Production in Depression Collapse

by Marcia Merry

The End of Farm Production in America As We Have Known It

by Marcia Merry


Germany’s Positive Contribution to World Development

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Part I of a policy document by Schiller Institute founder Helga Zepp-LaRouche, calling for a just settlement of Germany’s borders and not those imposed on it by the three powers at Teheran and Yalta.

Science & Technology

Plasma Reactors Will End Reliance on Foreign Minerals

by Robert Gallagher

Part I in a series on the metal-processing techniques that will have a vital impact on national security.

What Is a Plasma Torch?

U.S. Gave Navstar to the Soviets

by Charles B. Stevens


Colombia Exposes M-19 Pact with Drug Runners

by Valerie Rush

Those whom the New York Times lauds as “rebels with a cause,” are in fact drug-running butchers.

Documentation: Excerpts of the Nov. 10 confrontation between Justice Minister Parejo Gonzalez and the press; a chronology of the Palace of Justice siege.

Soviets Prepare New Post-Geneva Cold War

by Konstantin George

Swiss Military Debates the SDI

by Laurent Murawiec

International Intelligence


Congressional ‘Summit’ Admits the System Is Broke

by Ronald Kokinda

Although generally dedicated to saving usury from itself, the meeting heard an eloquent denunciation of same from Rep. Jim Wright.

AIDS Has Emerged as Top Election Issue

by Patricia Salisbury

As LaRouche predicted it would.

Anti-Nuke Referendum Is Unconstitutional

by Edward Spannaus

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

EIR Smokes Out Factional Struggle on Drugs — Monarchists on the Hill.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

AFL-CIO Finances Anti-SDI Movement.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News