Volume 13, Number 27, July 4, 1986



Carlos de Miranda

by Leonardo Servadio and Elisabeth Hellenbroich

An aide to the Spanish defense minister and foreign policy adviser to the Socialist Party of Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez.

Carlos Robles Piquer

by Katherine Kanter and Leonardo Servadio

A deputy in the European Parliament for Spain’s Popular Alliance Party and coordinator of this party’s electoral campaign policy.


Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Who Decides Venezuela’s Future?

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Goethe Institute or Schiller Institute?

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

The Wonderful Adventures of a KGB Spy.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Foreign Aid Terms Tighten on India.

Africa Report

by Henry Tucker

Sanctions: Prescription for Genocide.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

New Plots by Islamic International.

Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

“Revisionist” Campaign Hits France.


The separatist plot against Mexico.

Science & Technology

NASA Ready To Implement Shuttle Recovery Plan

by Marsha Freeman

Following the Challenger disaster, NASA and the Rogers Commission have drawn up plans to return to space. But will the money be there?

Japan Is Ahead in Laser Fusion

by John Cox

Physicist John Cox reports on his tour of research facilities at Osaka University.

Strategic Studies

How Soviet Low-Intensity Warfare Targets the West

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The recent violence by the Greens in West Germany was no mere anti-nuclear demonstration, but a low-intensity-warfare operation backed by Moscow. An excerpt from a speech by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Von der Heydte’s Treatise on Warfare

by George Gregory

Selections from the classic discussion of low-intensity warfare, by Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, Brigadier-General of the Reserves of the West German Bundeswehr, with an introduction by translator George Gregory.


Central Bankers Warn of Financial Collapse

by David Goldman and William Engdahl

At present, Oct. 25, 1986, the date of deregulation of the British stock-market, is viewed as the probable time of outbreak of a new world depression. But in fact, a worldwide financial crash could come at almost any time.

LaRouche Comments on Mexico Debt Bomb

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Debt Bomb: Mexico in the Hour of Truth

by Hugo López Ochoa

Currency Rates

Tax Bill: A Stampede of Senate Rabbits

by Nicholas F. Benton

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Can Exchange Markets Be Managed?

Domestic Credit

by David Goldman

Deflation Confirms EIR’s Warning.

Labor in Focus

by Marianna Wertz

Brother Zlobin, Hero of Speed-Up.


by Marcia Merry

Food or “Alternative Agriculture”?

Business Briefs


Washington Traitors To Kill the SDI on Orders from Moscow

by Criton Zoakos

Assesses the recent congressional votes against the Strategic Defense Initiative—the worst national security disaster since Pearl Harbor.

A Chronology of the Treason in Congress

A Rogues’ Gallery: Who’s Who in the Assault on the Strategic Defense Initiative


Socialist Int’l Joins Terrorist War against Peru

by Valerie Rush

But García told his conference guests he would use whatever force was necessary to preserve order and the republic.

Peru’s Prisons: The True Story

by Ricardo Martín

Belaúnde’s legacy on Peru’s prisons and the truth about Shining Path, by Ricardo Martin, correspondent of the Centro de Investigaciones Económicas of Mexico.

Media Silence Hides Big Soviet Maneuvers

by Konstantin George

Progress on Reform in South Africa

In the province of KwaZulu/Natal, a body has been formed to establish a non-ethnic government. We publish here its formal declaration of May 30.

Spanish Voters Rebuff Trilaterals; Strategic Choices Face the Country

by Leonardo Servadio

A report on the June 22 elections, followed by interviews with spokesmen for the two major parties.

The Mullahs Go for ‘Free Enterprise’

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence


Donald T. Regan Plays Palace Politics ... Again

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The name of the game is selective “leaks” by those whom Washington insiders call “the mice.”

California AIDS Initiative Certified

by Marianna Wertz

West Coast “gay-rights” activists have been whipped into a frenzy.

Moynihan Orders Kirk Attack on LaRouche

by D. Stephen Pepper

Latest Supreme Court Ruling Condemns Handicapped Newborns

by Linda Everett

After reducing the role of the nation’s highest court in protecting and guiding its people to a mechanical exercise, this court goes on to eliminate that responsibility altogether.

Off the Record: Seymour Hersh and the DeMoss Affairs

by Scott Thompson

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Regan Sets Up Reagan for Disgrace with Congress — State Department “Leak” Methods Justified — Public Health Service Condemns Itself.

National News