Volume 13, Number 5, January 31, 1986



Dr. B.A. Soldano

A professor of physics at Furman University and former NASA research fellow at the Goddard Space Center, offers a revolutionary challenge to accepted physics.


Report from Italy

by Renato Tosatto

Oligarchs Accused of Capital Flight.


by Augustinus

The Quest for a Lasting Peace.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

Resignations in Thailand—Who’s Next?

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Assad Sets Off New Lebanese Battles.

Report from Paris

by Mark Burdman

A Small Party’s “Grand Design.”

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The Greens Are a Security Risk.


The Just War.


Church, García Call for Unity on the Debt Issue

by Robyn Quijano

Russia’s Role in the World Shipping Crisis

by William Engdahl

Currency Rates

Does Technology Steal Jobs? German Economy Shows the Opposite

by Helmut Böttiger

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

Lessons of the Hormel strike.

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Galileo Proven Wrong!

by Dr. Robert Moon and Carol White

Evaluate the discovery of a “fifth force” in theoretical physics. It’s a revolutionary concept—but is it true?

Will We Have Fusion Power by 1988?

by Charles B. Stevens

The Sandia National Laboratory fires the world’s most powerful particle beam.

Fusion Budget Slashed

Nova Laser Takes First Fusion Shot

by Charles B. Stevens


Gramm-Rudman’s Backers Plot against the Constitution

by Edward Spannaus

Analyzes the drive by attorney Lloyd Cutler and his Trilateral Commission cohorts to dismantle the U.S. Constitution. Is it any surprise that these are the same people who are defending Gramm-Rudman against legal challenges?

The Gramm-Rudman Amendment: A Wrecking Ball Gone Out of Control

by David Goldman

A Political Pearl Harbor Hits Congress and the American People

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Nuremberg Files

‘Descent into Barbarism’: Euthanasia in Holland

by Mark Burdman

One out of every six deaths in Holland is a result of “mercy killing.” Mark Burdman tells the chilling story of how the “Dutch model” is being promoted internationally.

Cardinal Denounces Judge for Backing Euthanasia


The Great Mediterranean Sellout Is Under Way

by Criton Zoakos

The Soviets are building up their military forces in the area, in preparation for the assertion of their new imperial prerogatives in 1986. The Sharon crowd in Israel wants to know how big a piece of the action they are going to get.

Fifty Years after Stalin and Yezhov—the Gorbachov Sweep

by Konstantin George

Soviets Bid To Split Japan from the U.S.

by Linda de Hoyos and Mary McCourt

Summit Meeting Sets the Stage for Breakthrough in India-Pakistan Ties

by Susan Maitra

Navy Commander Warns of Soviet Plan for Surprise Attack against Sweden

by Göran Haglund

Crisis in Yemen: Moscow Stands Back—and Reaps the Benefits

by Thierry Lalevée

Guatemala Enters a Period of Great Hope and Grave Danger

by Jeffrey Steinberg

An eyewitness report from Guatemala City.

Dope, Inc.: Mexico Suffers Setback in the War on Drugs

by Hector Apolinar

International Intelligence


Supreme Soviet Tells U.S Congress How To Cut Defense

by Criton Zoakos and Nora Hamerman

‘Danny Graham Syndrome’ Delays Progress of Strategic Defense Initiative

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr

CDC Fires Health Official Who Blew the Whistle on AIDS in Florida

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Central America: State Department Builds Up the Guerrillas

by Gretchen Small

Documentation: George Shultz’s “Strategy for Ambiguous Warfare.”

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Blowing His Trumpet — A Painting by Chagall?.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News