Volume 13, Number 29, July 25, 1986



Birch Holt

Mr. Holt is the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s principal investigator in the program devoted to self-propagating high-temperature synthesis of ceramics.


Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

An Economy Grows in Peru.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Iran’s Arms Suppliers.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Bomb that Was Built in Moscow.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Sweden—a Fourth Rome?

Report from Rome

by Galliano Maria Speri

Italy and the Economic New Yalta.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Renewed Offensive for Nuclear Power.


A war on narco-slavery.

Book Reviews

Brzezinski proposes tactful surrender to Moscow

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos demolishes Zbigniew Brzezinski’s new book, Game Plan: A Geostrategic Framework for the Conduct of the U.S.-Soviet Contest.

Science & Technology

Defense Program Advancing U.S. Ceramics Industry

by Robert Gallagher

A new process for the production of ceramic materials for industrial use could be the key to the economic recovery of the American Midwest.

The Commercial Potential and Applications of SHS

Interview with Birch Holt of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


The Pope Attacks Drugs, Terrorism, and Usury

The Vatican’s offensive has the narco-traffickers shaking in their boots. Excerpts from John Paul II’s speeches and homilies during his visit to Colombia July 1-8.


Dollar Depression: Volcker Takes Slower Kind of Poison

by David Goldman

With choice between a general collapse of securities values and the collapse of the dollar, the Fed chairman has picked the latter as a delaying tactic.

Anatomy of the Stock Market Crash

by William Engdahl

Agriculture: JEC Report Shows Disastrous Impact of IMF Debt Policy on United States

by Marcia Merry

Currency Rates

Mexico’s Trade Unions Hold the Line against the IMF’s Austerity Demands

by Hugo López Ochoa


by William Engdahl

Who’s the Most Off-Balance-Sheet?

International Credit

by David Goldman

The Off-Balance-Sheet Bubble.


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

New Promise in Treatment of Leukemia.

Business Briefs


The Philippines: Corazon Aquino’s First 100 Days

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

The President, whatever her intentions, is following policies that will destroy her nation, at the behest of the international financiers who overthrew her predecessor.

The February Coup against the Marcos Government: An Eyewitness Account

by Paul Goldstein

Paul Goldstein was in Manila as the coup unfolded, and reports on his meetings with leaders from both the Marcos and Aquino camps.

The Terrorist Insurgency: The Growing Power of the Outlaw NPA

by Allen Douglas

Refutes the Aquino government’s expectation that the communists will lay down their arms.

For the Philippines: Democracy or Debt?

by Linda de Hoyos

Identifies the strategy of the international bankers, and what the Philippines must do to save its economy.

The C.V. Starr Foundation: Dope, Inc.’s Bid To Wreck the Philippines

by Al Douglas


Brzezinski Proposes Tactful Surrender to Moscow

by Criton Zoakos

France Takes a New Approach to Terror

by Philip Golub

Moscow Launches New Flank in Drive To ‘Decouple’ Germany from Its Allies

by Konstantin George

Shevardnadze is courting the British, Gorbachov receives the French; the objective is the isolation of the key European member of NATO.

Military War on Drugs To Counter Soviets

by Jeffrey Steinberg

In Bolivia, the beginning of a flanking attack against Moscow’s low-intensity warfare.

Nicaragua Invasion: A ‘New Yalta’ Plot

by Valerie Rush

Libyan Regime Begins To Disintegrate

by Ali el Montasser

Will Major Jalloud, with his “Western connections,” be the successor?

International Intelligence


Modern Neville Chamberlains Seek End to U.S. Defense

by Nicholas F. Benton

Defense Secretary Weinberger has used uncharacteristically strong language against the treason in Congress, while the doyens of the Eastern Establishment have come out with a new plan for surrender to the Soviet Union.

Lee Iacocca Uses the Statue of Liberty to Aim for the Presidency

by D. Stephen Pepper

Dope in High Places: Sen. Pat Moynihan

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Will Mexican Border be Militarized?

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

British Expert Backs Calif. AIDS Measure

Dr. John Seale, the British venereologist, endorses the AIDS ballot initiative in California.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Will Robert Michel Run for President? — Revelations on How the KGB Runs Congress.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News