Volume 13, Number 30, August 1, 1986



Dr. Peet Strydom

by Roger Moore

The chief economist of a large Afrikaaner-based financial conglomerate explains why sanctions would destroy South Africa’s economy, but not apartheid.


Strategic Map

Soviet low-intensity warfare.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Kalashnikov Points at Kohl’s Chest.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Poles Seized at Secret Navy Base.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Papal Interdiction in Mexico.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Lusinchi: A New Alan García?

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

A Crown over Brazil.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Mizo Accord: Hope and Uncertainties.

Labor in Focus

by Marcia Merry

Strikes and Urban Services Breakdown.


Red Queen: “Off with Her Head!”


Paul Volcker’s Tantrum and Japan’s Strategic Leverage

by David Goldman

The two forces contending for control of the present world financial crisis are the two principal sources of financing for America’s annual payments deficit: Japan’s $60 billion, and the $80 billion from “sources unknown,” i.e., Dope, Inc.

Banks Reshuffle Mexican Debt Cards

by Valerie Rush

IMF ‘Integrates’ Argentina, Brazil

by Cynthia R. Rush

Currency Rates

Australia: Anti-Drug Campaign: Talk, But No Action

by Allen Douglas

Foreign Exchange

The Dollar Plunges.


by David Goldman

Global Brokers in Big Trouble.

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Is Sabotage Grounding the West’s Space Program?

by Carol White

Reports on the evidence of Soviet involvement in the recent space disasters in Europe and the United States.

Closing Vandenberg Would Stop SDI

by Marsha Gallagher

Rebuilding Our Road to the Stars

by Robert Gallagher


Homosexuals in the Church Mobilize against the Pope

by Ira Liebowitz

At issue is the “conservative, family-centered agenda” of John Paul and Cardinal Ratzinger, i.e., a cultural paradigm opposite to the “Aquarian Age.”

Documentation: Reaction to AIDS and PANIC initiative.


‘Palacegate’: Is Queen Elizabeth II Sinking?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Looks at one of the biggest stories of the century, the threatened fall of the present British Royal family.

Queen Elizabeth ‘Loathes’ Thatcher

Soviet Church Hails ‘Slavonic Millennium’

by Luba George

The Russian Orthodox Church has proclaimed it the “Mission” of the Russian Empire to rule the world for the next millennium. The proclamation reads like a Slavic version of the “1,000 Year Reich” prophesy of Mein Kampf.

After Hassan and Peres Meet, Moscow Fears Peace in Middle East

by Thierry Lalevée

The leader of an Arab country, who is also the chairman of the League of Arab States, the chairman of its most important “Jerusalem Committee,” and the acting chairman of the “Organization of Islamic Countries,” has invited an Israeli Prime Minister for talks.

International Intelligence


Will the War on Drugs be Subverted by William Weld?

by Criton Zoakos

The Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s record of protecting money launderers means that he should not be allowed anywhere near the Department of Justice, especially not to head its Criminal Division.

Dope, Inc.’s Man at the Justice Dept.

by Jeffrey Steinberg

What Does the DoJ’s Criminal Division Do?

Dope Lobby Pulls Weld’s Strings

by Michele Steinberg

William Weld’s ‘Free Trade’ Roots

by Anton Chaitkin

Cocaine: Debunking the Myths

by Marilyn Kay

Thanks to the dope lobby, one out of three among high school and college-aged youth uses the highly dangerous drug, cocaine.


Reagan Poses ‘New Africa’ To Counter Soviet Mayhem

by Nicholas F. Benton

An overwhelming bipartisan majority in the U.S. Congress wildly protested the policy, predictably, since the Soviets and the Queen of England do.

‘Don’ Mario Cuomo and the Dope Mob

by Joseph Brewda

Gramm-Rudman Cuts in Navy Would Turn the Oceans into Soviet Lakes

by Robert Greenberg

Part II of a series on Gramm-Rudman’s impact on the military.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Reagan Proposes Great Project for Africa — Shultz Shows Blind Spot on Soviets Again — Moscow and the ANC.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News