Volume 13, Number 6, February 7, 1986



Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Babylon Comes to Bolivia.

Report from Africa

by Mary Lalevée

Debt Now on the Agenda.

Report from Italy

by Renato Tosatto

Natta-Gorbachov Pact against SDI.

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

Danish role in NATO at stake.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Grim Future for German Housing.

Report from Paris

by Mark Burdman and Yves Messer

The Vichyous M. Raymond Barre.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

A New Boost to Fundamentalism?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Borrowing Just To Eat.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

Solarz Meets the Khmer Resistance.


The Right Response to a Tragedy.


Saudis’ Price War Could Mean $5-$10 Per Barrel Oil

by William Engdahl

American Cities in 1986 Face Plague and Internal Collapse

by Marcia Merry

Reports from the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.

WHO Officials Nervous as Truth on AIDS in Africa Comes Out

by Mark Burdman

Charges first published in EIR are now hitting the mass-circulation dailies in Europe.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

100,000 Farms To Fail in 1986?

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Safe Highways of the Future

by Sylvia Brewda

Analyzes the relationship between highway fatality rates and population density, use of motor vehicles, and quality of transportation infrastructure. Part 3 in a series on the transportation of the future.


First Fidelity Bank: LaRouche Foe in Bed with Dope, Inc.

by Jeffrey Steinberg

When First Fidelity seized $200,000 of funds belonging to the independent Democrats for LaRouche in November 1984, campaign spokesmen charged that top officials of the bank were linked to organized crime. Now Jeffrey Steinberg presents the explosive conclusions of a team of EIR investigators: First Fidelity is organized crime.

Robert Ferguson: Banker to the Mob

The Case of Richard Mamarella: First Fidelity’s ‘Pizza Connection’

by Marilyn Kay

The LaRouche Suit against the Bank

by Suzanne Rose

First Fidelity: the IMF’s Enforcer

by Susan Welsh

The Costa Rica case.


Oil Shock Lights Fuse on Debt Bomb

by Mark Sonnenblick

Argentine Strike Shakes IMF Regime

Documentation: From recent speeches by Saúl Ubaldini, head of the General Workers Confederation.

‘Black South African Choices Are Becoming More Stark by the Day’

by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi

His address to a meeting of the Danish Center Democratic parliamentary group in Copenhagen.

South Africa: Botha Announces Steps To Abolish Apartheid

Colombia Under Renewed Mob Siege

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Speech by Labor Minister Jorge Carrillo.

Soviets in Landmark Military Exercises

by Konstantin George

New Book Proposes Nordic Defense Pact

by William Jones

A review of The Storm Brewing Next Door.

International Intelligence


LaRouche Blasts U.S. Congress for Treason

by Susan Welsh

The State of the Union address of the only announced 1988 candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Elephants and Donkeys

by D. Stephen Pepper

Bush Won’t Wash in 1988 Race — Chaos Reigns in Democratic Camp.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Peking’s Governor of New York?

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News


Marcos Hits Back against ‘New Yalta’

by Linda de Hoyos

The Philippines will not expel U.S. Ambassador Stephen Bosworth from Manila for his interference in the presidential elections; but it’s coming very close to that, as President Marcos takes the gloves off, against the destabilizers of his country.

The Dirty Backyard of the Dope Lobby’s Rep. Stephen Solarz

by David Hammer

The congressman says the Philippines government is corrupt, but look at what is going on in Flatbush and Brighton Beach!

A Record of Sabotage of U.S. National Security