Volume 13, Number 16, April 18, 1986



Dr. Charles Fenstermacher

by Charles B. Stevens

The director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Trailmaster program discusses the new system to drive inertial fusion, x-ray lasers, materials testing and development, and nuclear-weapon simulation tests.

Dr. Karsten Vilmar

The President of the West German Medical Association explains why he rejects the current trend toward “mercy-killing,” as a revival of the Nazis’ euthanasia policy.


Strategic Map

Global Activation of Narco-Terrorism.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

An Anti-NATO Chancellor for Bonn?

Northern Flank

by Aurora Borealis

The Premier’s First Visit to Moscow.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Syria: From Food Shortages to War?

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Giant Pipeline Project Gets Go-Ahead.


The Matter with Donald Regan.


The Patches Are Coming Loose in the Banking System

by David Goldman

Finance ministers and central bank governors attending the April 8 meetings at the International Monetary Fund in Washington were greeted with a 4% drop in the value of the dollar on the foreign markets.

Currency Rates

Shultz: Give Hi-Tech to Soviet Union

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Thatcher’s ‘Privatization’ Disaster Spreads around the World

by William Engdahl

Peres in War with Sharon over Middle East Development Plan

by Mark Burdman

LaRouche’s Development Perspective for Israel and the Middle East

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from a December 1983 policy memorandum.

Argentina: Poverty, Health, and Pragmatism in the Economy

by Dr. Huge E. Arce

The Soviets Enter the Oil Price War

by Christopher White

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

The Myth of the Seventh Power.


Foreign Creditors Get Squeamish.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

Kirkland Could Get “LaRouched”.

Business Briefs


Moscow’s Terrorist Spree Has an Anti-LaRouche Slant

by Criton Zoakos

Analyzes the motivations behind the bombing of EIR’s office in Paris, by an offshoot of the Direct Action terror gang.

Qaddafi’s Terrorists Strike at Offices of EIR, POE in France

by Paolo Serri

Western Intelligence Confronts Qaddafi’s Terrorist Onslaught

by Thierry Lalevée

America Battalion: A New Phase of Narco-Terrorism

by Héctor Apolinar

Colombia’s army has dealt a blow to the terrorists.

Washington Times Backs Qaddafi’s AIMs

Science & Technology

Trailmaster: A New Driver for Fusion and X-Ray Lasers

by Charles B. Stevens

Reports on the inexpensive and easily constructable new system under development at Los Alamos National Laboratory.


Cardinal Ratzinger Calls for the ‘Freedom To Do Good’

by M. Cristina Fiocchi

The Vatican’s new document, “Instruction on Christian Liberty and Liberation,” attacks both the “myth of revolution” and “free-market economics” on behalf of the rule of reason.

Western Accomplices Protect Bulgarians

by Paolo Serri

A Rome court acquitted six of those accused of attempting to assassinate the Pope.

Drug traffickers in Bid for Political Power in Ibero- America

by Valerie Rush

Brzezinski Seeks U.S. Pull-Out from Europe

by Mark Burdman

Anti-LaRouche Magazine in Germany Gets Slapped Down by Court for Lies

The European Labor Party vs. Der Spiegel.

International Intelligence


Lyndon LaRouche Tackles the Drug Lobby’s Media

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, where the 1988 presidential candidate spoke for the “forgotten majority.” Most of the journalists present never knew what hit them.

Illinois Fallout: Why are Russians Converging on Chicago?

by Joseph Brewda

Soviets Push Test Ban Treaty To Stop SDI

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Joined by the New York Council on Foreign Relations, Les Aspin, and various friends of Henry Kissinger.

Why the Russians Loved the Treaty

by Robert Gallagher

Abrahamson: Soviets Ahead on X-Ray Laser

by Charles B. Stevens

The Media: Once Again, NBC Gets Its Line from Moscow

by Konstantin George

Eye on Wahington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Arbatov: “LaRouche Invokes Nationalism” — Texas Governor Calls Oil Security Issue.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News