Volume 13, Number 42, October 24, 1986



Ambassador M. Falilou Kane

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The Republic of Senegal’s ambassador to the United States, His Excellency M. Falilou Kane, was interviewed by Marjorie Mazel Hecht about the successful large plane pesticide spraying that took place in Senegal in early September.

Dr. Jean-Claude Chermann

Leader of a research team and part of the Pasteur Institute’s department of Oncogene Virology, under Prof. Luc Montagnier, which first discovered the AIDS virus in 1983, Dr. Chermann rocked the scientific and medical community in August, when he announced that his team had found that cells of various insects, all coming from Africa, were infected with the HIV virus in their genome.

Ambassador Yuri Dubinin

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Soviet ambassador to Washington is asked whether there will be arms-control agreements separate from the SDI: “No chance.”


Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

New Leads in Fight against Terrorism.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The CDU “Wonder-Weapon” Fails.


No More Wackersdorfs.

Operation Juárez

How Ibero-America Can Become Self-Sufficient

Part 8 of Ibero-American Integration: 100 Million New Jobs by the Year 2000. A plan for massively increasing trade within the region, and for building the merchant marine fleet that will make that possible.

Science & Technology

U.S. Building Prototype Laser for Missile Defense

by Charles B. Stevens

Reviews the status of the free electron laser, one of the top candidates for interception of nuclear missiles in the SDI program.


Will London’s ‘Big Bang’ Be Merrill Lynch’s Last?

by William Engdahl and David Goldman

On Oct. 27, formally, the City of London, the world’s second largest financial center, will be deregulated. If one or several big disasters hit, the unwinding of over-leveraged paper could be the financial equivalent of a hydrogen bomb.

Currency Rates

DC-7 Spraying against Locusts a Great ‘Success Story’

The unique case of Senegal. Interview with Falilou Kane, Senegal’s Ambassador to the United States.

Locust Plague Continues

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Economic Policy Held Key to War on Drugs

by Mark Sonnenblick

Attorneys-General meet in Mexico.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Dollar Crash To Be Forced on U.S.?

Domestic Credit

by David Goldman

Doomsday for U.S. Banking System.


by Marcia Merry

No Record Harvests in 1986.

Business Briefs


Parameters for U.S.-Soviet Talks on AIDS Pandemic

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. Released this proposal on Oct. 11. “One would hope that U.S. President Ronald Reagan would limit his ‘summit’ negotiations with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachov to two leading topics: continued pressure on Moscow to accept the offer on SDI which the President first publicized on March 23, 1983; establishment of a special liaison agency, for U.S.-Soviet cooperation in launching an ‘Apollo-style crash program’ against the AIDS pandemic.”

To Control AIDS, We Must ‘Get More Momentum into the Research’

An interview with famed Pasteur Institute researcher Jean-Claude Chermann, on what his research proves-and what has still to be discovered.


EIR Calls the Shots at the Iceland Summit

by Nicholas F. Benton

Weinberger Answers Soviets in Asia

by Susan Maitra and Linda de Hoyos

Patriots for Germany Launch Election Campaign: ‘Because We Love Germany’

The new party holds its first national convention and adopts its program for the January Federal elections.

The Spadafora Case: Soviets Try To Disrupt the Panama Canal

by Gretchen Small

Evidence published in Panama shows that “political dissident” Hugo Spadafora, whose murder the U.S. Senate wants investigated by the CIA, had given at least five armed groups in Central America reason enough to seek revenge.

Argentina’s Alfonsín Sidles toward Moscow

by Benjamin Castro

Eased by the “mediation” of Spanish Premier Felipe Gonzalez.

Soviets Target Guatemala, with Aid from Her Majesty’s Commonwealth

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A first-hand report by Jeffrey Steinberg, EIR’s expert on narcoterrorism in Ibero-America.

Steinberg Jailed by Money Launderers: Guatemala

International Intelligence


President Reagan’s Victory at Reykjavik

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

If the President ever had lingering doubts about pushing the SDI full-steam ahead, Gorbachov removed those doubts. Moscow is humiliated and enraged. The post-summit personal threat against the President, is to be taken very seriously, writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

How the Soviets Demanded Shutdown of LaRouche

by Warren J. Hamerman

Twenty pages of documents released at a Washington press conference on Oct. 14, give the background to the Leesburg raid.

File Civil Rights Claim against FBI Raiders

The ‘Bankers’ CIA’ after the Great Leesburg Raid

by Criton Zoakos

Wherein is revealed the real CIA “secret team.”

Reagan Makes SDI ’86 Campaign Issue

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

After Reykjavik: Shake-Ups in Store.

Inside the Pentagon

by Tecumseh

The Guam Doctrine and Irregular War.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News