Volume 13, Number 28, July 18, 1986



Gen. García Conde Cenal

by Leonardo Servadio

The former Chief of General Staff of the Spanish Air Force says the defense of West Germany is the duty of all European states.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Drug Mafia Descends on Brazil.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Money Laundering for the SPD.

Report from Rome

by Marco Fanini

What Andreotti Has in Mind.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Peru Outdoes U.S. in War on Drugs.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Rajiv Gandhi on the Frontline.

Southeast Asia

by Sophie Tanapura

Phuket Ablaze: Thailand’s Wackersdorf.


“Where There Is No Vision, the People Perish.”

Science & Technology

Livermore Laboratory Vindicated on X-Ray Laser

by Carol White

The fraudulent campaign to discredit the laboratory’s extraordinary successes has been annihilated by a new government report.

Weinberger Counters Anti-SDI Lobby

The Secretary of Defense compares President Reagan’s vision of strategic defense to President Kennedy’s dream of the exploration of space.

Book Reviews

D. Stockman and the Triumph of Subterfuge

by Carol White

Review of David Stockman’s The Triumph of Politics: How the Reagan Revolution Failed.

Military Reform: If You Liked McNamara, You’ll Love Gary Hart

by Leo Scanlon

Review of Sen. Gary Hart and William S. Lind’s America Can Win: The Case for Military Reform.


World Financial Storm Is Now Gathering

by Criton Zoakos

Low interest rates, it is believed by leading New York bankers and by Donald Regan, will enable the debt-strapped U.S. money-center banks to get refinanced, at least for a few months.

Peru’s García Campaigns in Mexico for Ibero-American Integration

Top Bankers Admit: ‘We Are Bankrupt, in Fact and in Policy.’

by William Engdahl

IMF Pushes Indonesian Government toward the Economic Precipice

by Dean Andromidas

South Africa Wields the Debt Weapon

by Roger Moore

Illegal-Drug Use Soars in Argentina, Thanks to IMF Austerity

by Cynthia R. Rush

Currency Rates

International Credit

by David Goldman

Drug Money Leverages Drug Money

Domestic Credit

The Oil Belt Leads the Nation Down.


by Marcia Merry

Funny Money for Farmers.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Return.

Business Briefs


A Golden Moment To Act against the AIDS Pandemic

by Warren J. Hamerman

A Program To Stop the AIDS Pandemic

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from the second in a series of occasional press briefings.

Political War over AIDS Referendum

Conference Report: ‘Experts’ Perpetuate WHO’s Cover-Up of the AIDS Epidemic

by Wolfgang Lillge, M.D.

AIDS in the Tropics: How Does It Spread?

by Dr. Mark Whiteside

Dr. Whiteside is Co-director of the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Miami, Florida.


John Paul II in Colombia: Drugs Worse than Slavery

by Valerie Rush

Chihuahua Elections: Mexico Turns Back a Threat to Sovereignty

by Mark Sonnenblick

U.S.-Japan Alliance Holds Firm in Vote

by Linda de Hoyos

Soviet Anti-SDI Warfare: German High-Tech Specialist Killed by RAF

Lebanon Falling to New Yalta Plan

by Scott Thompson

Silence Covers East Berlin Bloodbath

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence


SDI Faces Its Most Dangerous Challenge Yet

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Will President Reagan be convinced that Moscow’s “new” arms-control agreement is worth limiting the anti-missile defense program?

Sodomy Ruling by High Court Poses Threat to Liberal Counterculture

by Edward Spannaus

Documentation: Excerpts from the Supreme Court ruling on the right of states to make sodomy illegal.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Defense Cuts Flaunt Cap’s “Dire Warnings” — New Government AIDS Program a Sham.

National News