Volume 13, Number 45, November 14, 1986



Dr. John Cox

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The laser physicist discusses the recent breakthroughs in food irradiation.

S.C. Birla

The advocate of the Indian Supreme Court, takes a look at Oct. 6’s great raid on Leesburg, Virginia. First in a series of interviews with prominent figures of the International Commission to Investigate Soviet-Style Human Rights Violations in the United States.


Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

Zaire Follows Peru, Breaks with IMF.

Report from Rome

by Galliano Maria Speri

Fight To Control the “Council of Ten.”

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

The Pot Boils in Pakistan.

Northern Flank

by William Jones

A Classical KGB Disinformation Scheme.

Report from Paris

by Jacques Cheminade

France Must Intervene in America.

Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

Of Bankers, Debt, and Drugs.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

AIDS Crisis in Brazil.


Now, Let’s Talk Economics.

Science & Technology

Food Irradiation Is Finally a Commercial Possibility

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Fish that stays fresh in the refrigerator for two or three weeks, pork that is trichina free, strawberries that don’t go bad, potatoes that don’t sprout, and grains that don’t get mealy—this is the promise of food irradiation that can now be delivered.

Livermore Announces Accelerator Advance

by Robert Gallagher and Charles B. Stevens


The Reagan Recovery Lies and the Election Disaster

by David Goldman

It is typical of Chief of Staff Don Regan’s mentality that he assumed that cranking the Dow-Jones Industrial Average back up to the 1,900 level would take voters’ minds off their economic misery.

Currency Rates

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Saudi Shakeup Rocks the Oil Markets.


by Marcia Merry

“Creative Accounting” Won’t Save Farms.

Labor in Focus

by Mel Klenetsky

Trade Deficit Alone Not the Key.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Will Japan-U.S. Accord Survive?


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

A New Virus, a New Disease.

Business Briefs

Operation Juárez

How Many Jobless Are There Really in Ibero- America?

It is no secret that the labor force of Ibero-America is inefficiently employed, but the magnitude of the misemployment and hidden unemployment is generally seriously underestimated.


California’s Proposition 64 Has Shaken the World

by Warren J. Hamerman

It is destined to go down in history as the most successful “alarm-ringing” public health proposal and “call to arms” yet, and it made “LaRouche” a household name. EIR Biological Holocaust Task Force director Warren Hamerman’s address on AIDS in Bonn on Nov. 9, 1986.

AIDS Debate in Britain: Support Grows in U.K. for Measures Rejected by California Voters

by Mark Burdman

Liberal Press Fears Prop 64’s Impact

Who Ran Opposition to Proposition 64

Endorsements of Proposition 64

Vatican Intervenes into AIDS Debate, Scores ‘Catholic Homosexual’ Lobby

by Kathleen Klenetsky


Drug Traffickers Go for a Coup in Mexico

by Mark Sonnenblick and Hugo López Ochoa

The government faction protecting the dope traffic, and the holders of Mexico’s foreign debt, tried a “Halloween Massacre”—but Mexico’s patriots aborted the coup attempt, leaving Interior Minister Manuel Bartlett exposed as a mafia-linked thug.

Documentation: The statement of the Mexican Labor Party on what’s really happening with the drug traffickers.

Soviets Seem To Squabble on SDI

by Konstantin George

AIDS Fear behind Soviet War on Drugs?

by Luba George

Syria, the United States, and France: Whose Game Is It?

by Thierry Lalevée

The ‘Bankers’ CIA’ and the Russian Lobby after the Leesburg Raid

by Criton Zoakos

Second in a series.

War on Narco-Terrorism: President García Calls Citizens To Fight ‘from Heights of Victory’

by Valerie Rush

Spain: Pro-Terrorists Hound Interior Minister

by Katherine Kanter

Easterly Wind Blows over Madrid Media

International Intelligence


Don Regan Defeated the Republicans: LaRouche

by Nicholas F. Benton

Despite White House self-delusions, Democratic Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche remarked in a post-election statement that it was the economic collapse engendered by so-called “Reaganomics” which turned the U.S. Senate around from a 53-47 Republican majority to a 55-45 Democratic majority on Nov. 4.

84-Year-Old Elizabeth Rose Fights for Rights of America’s Elderly

The LaRouche supporter is not about to be made a victim.

Documentation: Her statement to a Rome press conference on Oct. 29.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Philippines: Confessions of the Reagan Administration — Kissinger’s Shadow Cast over White House — Jitters over LaRouche Emergence in 1986.

National News