Volume 13, Number 9, February 28, 1986




by Augustinus

Back to “Populorum Progressio.”

Report from Paris

by Mark Burdman

Raymond Barre: “General of Division.”

Southeast Asia

by Linda de Hoyos

Kriangsak Free on Bail.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

The Coffee Bonanza.


The Gulf War.

Science & Technology

The Future of the U.S. Space Program

by Carol White

Evaluates the prospects for NASA, in the aftermath of the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

The Space Program the Nation Needs

by Marsha Freeman


Bankrupt Credit System at New Turning Point?

by Christopher White

The collapse of the $140 billion a year forward market in the benchmark grade of North Sea Oil, Brent crude, brings the bankrupt world financial system to a new conjuncture.

Will Italy Trigger ‘Avalanche’ against IMF?

by Umberto Pascali

Currency Rates

Garcia: The IMF Is a ‘Paper Tiger’

Peru Indicts Regan Associate Kuczynski

Argentina’s Campos Tours Europe, Broadens Schiller Institute Base

by Liliana Celani

Alberto Campos is a veteran leader of Argentine’s CGT (General Confederation of Workers) and member of the Schiller Institute Trade Union Commission.

Campos: ‘It Is the Hour of the People’


by Ned Rosinsky, M.D.

Optical Biophysics Can Cure Lung Cancer.

Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

Mitterrand’s Cynical Courtship.

Business Briefs


NATO’s Exposed Northern Flank: The Debate Begins

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

A survey of the exposure of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark to the Soviet military threat, at a point when the Scandinavian economies are collapsing.

The Assessment of the Threat by Northern Flank Officers

Statements by Norwegian Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief General Fredrik Bull-Hansen; Norwegian Defense Minister Anders C. Sjaastdad; Swedish Navy Commander Hans von Hofsten.

The ‘Nuclear-Free Zone’ and the Palme Commission

Strategic Studies

1986: The World at a Turning-Point

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

During 1986, the governments of the United States and Western Europe must face economic and military policy decisions which will decide whether Moscow dominates the world.


State Department Seeks ‘New Nicaragua’ in the Philippines

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A statement issued by Democratic Presidential candidate Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. on Feb. 19.

Patriots for Germany Appeal to the Nation

Shultz, Helms Prepare To Hand Panama to Soviet-Backed Terrorists

by Gretchen Small

NATO’s Southern Flank Depends on Modernizing Turkey’s Armed Forces

by Scott Thompson

Spain: González Institutes the Big NATO Fraud

by Leonardo Servadio

Portugal: Communist Vote Seals Soares Comeback

by Laurent Murawiec

Soviet-Organized ‘Separatist’ Pressures Threaten Pakistan

by Susan Maitra

International Intelligence


Carter ‘Human Rights’ Now Reagan Foreign Policy

by Kathleen Klenetsky and Vin Berg

The Philippines crisis demonstrates that in foreign policy, as in economic policy, the Reagan Administration is merely a continuation of its predecessor.

FBI Director Webster Lies Treasonously on International Narco-Terrorism

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Documentation: Webster: “No such thing as narco-terrorism”

Salvador’s General Blandon on U.S. Policy

Excerpts from an unedited transcript of Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger’s “Conference on Low-Intensity Warfare.”

Henry Clay’s War Hawks Win a Victory over British Terrorism

by Anton Chaitkin

We continue our series on the American System-dedicated to exposing the lie that the United States is a nation built by Adam Smith’s doctrines of “free enterprise”—with Part II of Anton Chaitkin’s essay on the War Hawk faction of Henry Clay.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

Why Is Kirkland Attacking the Banks?

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News