Volume 14, Number 4, January 23, 1987



Humberto Volando

The president of the Argentine Agrarian Federation discusses the catastrophe facing Argentine agriculture.

Science & Technology

The European Defense Initiative: A Near Reality?

by Carol White

Presents the proposal for an anti-missile defense of Western Europe developed by Gregory Canavan of Los Alamos National Laboratory. The first of two parts.


Report from Rome

by Marco Fanini

Government mandates AIDS reporting.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

The “Chicken Wars” Again?

Dateline Mexico

by Héctor Apolinar

Hanky Panky in the State of Mexico.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

When Will Israel Move on Lebanon?

Report from Bangkok

by Sophie Tanapura

Whose Side Is Colby on?


Nunn’s Offer To Surrender.

Operation Juárez

A New Canal between the Atlantic and Pacific

Whether it goes through Panama or Colombia, the new interoceanic canal is vital in the immediate period ahead.

Kra Canal: On Thailand’s Horizon


Washington’s Trade War Becomes Currency Suicide

by David Goldman

If the U.S. didn’t import one-fifth of its consumption, and didn’t have to borrow $150 billion a year to do so, and to finance the federal deficit, then Washington’s decision to crash the dollar might be excused as mere colossal stupidity.

Reality of AIDS Holocaust in Africa Verified by Many Sources

by Jutta Dinkermann

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Where’s the Beef? It Ain’t There.

Moscow’s Industrial ‘Joint Ventures’ Are a Big Joke

by William Engdahl

Domestic Credit

Pension Guarantor Is Bankrupt.


by David Goldman

Mortgage Boom Collapses, as Planned.

Business Briefs


Who Runs the ‘Contra’ Cocaine Connection?

by Gretchen Small

The fall-out from the “narcontra” story has only begun to hit, and unless the United States immediately breaks its links to the Contras, President Reagan may yet pay the price.

Cocaine Mafia Says: ‘I’m a Contra, Too’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Who’s Who in the Contra Cocaine Traffic

Central America’s Israeli Connection

by Joseph Brewda

Dope, Inc.’s Pointman in Honduras: Gen. Alvarez

The NSC’s Panamanian Dope Connections

by Gretchen Small


China Changes Leaders, But Not Its Policy

by Linda de Hoyos

The student “democracy” demonstrations in cities across China during the month of December were part of a power struggle within the leadership of the Communist Party.

Colombia Launches Intense Anti-Drug War

by Mark Sonnenblick

Patriots’ Emergence Shocks German Elite

by Susan Welsh

International Intelligence

Strategic Studies

A changed View of U.S. Maritime Strategy

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reports on the most obvious of the errors in U.S. military doctrine, an increasing drift away from even the appearance of classical warplanning.


Weinberger Fights against Trilateral Defense Sell-Out

by Webster G. Tarpley

The Trilaterals’ determination to make the next six months the worst disaster in the history of NATO has made Sen. Sam Nunn the most dangerous man in Washington.

Documentation: Testimony by Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger and Zbigniew Brzezinski before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

U.S. Links Pollard to ‘False Flag’ Spying

A U.S. Attorney spells out the Soviets’ Israeli connection.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Renewed Assault against the President’s SDI.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News