Volume 14, Number 26, June 26, 1987


Book Reviews

A Lot of Unanswered Questions in the Walker-Whitworth Spy Case

by Nicholas F. Benton

Reviews Breaking the Ring by John Barton.


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Brazil Surrenders to IMF Austerity.

Report from Rome

by Liliana Celani

National Elections Solved Nothing.

Dateline Mexico

by Héctor Apolinar

Chihuahua Governor To Resign?

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Relief All Around.

Mother Russia ROC Backs Ogarkov’s ‘Perestroika

by Luba George


Russian Nazi-Communists in France.

Science & Technology

Laser Chemistry: Economical Because It Is Nonlinear

by Robert Gallagher

Refutes the thinking of those who claim industrial applications of laser chemistry will cost too much, and reviews the methods to be used.

AIDS Update

Catholic Bishop Backs Bavarian AIDS Measure

Janice Hart Rips Illinois AIDS Bill

Police Face AIDS Danger from Suicide Victim


The Disastrous Results of the Budget Showdown

by Christopher White

Prospects for an international financial blow-out in the period between now and October have been significantly increased as a result of the political shenanigans around the U.S. budget for fiscal year 1988.

Savings & Loan Crash Becomes Battleground for 1988

by David Goldman

While the Reagan Administration has set off a partisan political battle undermining what chance remains to postpone the crash of the thrift industry, the Justice Department is trying to pin the crash on “organized crime.”

How To Stop the Economic Collapse

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Currency Rates

Will Mexico Shut Down Its Only Nuclear Power Plant?

by Hugo López Ochoa


by Marcia Merry

Reagan Discovers “Overproduction.”

Business Briefs


War on AIDS: Too Many Lies and Not Enough Science

by Warren J. Hamerman

The global war on AIDS has to be fought on three fronts at once: public health, public information, and basic scientific research. All three must be coordinated in a Manhattan Project “crash program” with a “blank check” to do whatever is required to defeat the enemy.

Salk Maps Plan for an AIDS Vaccine

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The developer of the first effective polio vaccine has proposed the first comprehensive strategy to prevent the development of AIDS in already-infected individuals.

John Seale, M.D., on U.S. tour: ‘AIDS Not a Sexually Transmitted Disease’

by John Seale, M.D.

Wave of AIDS Bills Hits U.S. States

by Marla Minnicino

Mass AIDS Tests Proved Feasible by U.S. Military

by Warren J. Hamerman

AIDS Cases, Country by Country


Gorbachov Answers Reagan, Shells West German Ship

by Konstantin George

On June 12, the President made a speech in West Berlin asking Soviet party boss Mikhail Gorbachov to tear down the Berlin Wall. Gorbachov replied with guns in the Baltic.

‘Project Democracy’ Justifies New Yalta

General Noriega Defies Philippines Model for Destabilizing Panama

by Peter Rush

The same State Department networks that coordinated every aspect of the destabilization and ouster of Ferdinand Marcos are now in place in Panama, but they’ve acted prematurely: As General Noriega put it, “This is not the Philippines, nor am I Marcos.”

South Korea Nears Moment of Decision

by Linda de Hoyos

Military Modernization for Soviet Armed Forces and Industry

by Rachel Douglas

Moscow Angry at the Pope after Poland

by Luba George

Post-Election Britain: Thatcher’s Two Pressing Challenges

by Mark Burdman

Let’s Bring Back Bournonville!

by Katherine Kanter

Review of “Bournonville style” ballet classes given in the Royal Danish Theatre.

International Intelligence


Justice Department Goes ‘Lawless and Out of Control’

by Robert Greenberg

Following the agenda of the Project Democracy apparatus, due process is being bypassed to effect government takeover of the trade unions and the thrift industry, and to abolish the special prosecutor’s office that otherwise might shut down Project Democracy.

Don’t Let Soviets in Gulf: Weinberger

From the Defense Secretary’s report to Congress on June 16.

U.S. v. LaRouche: July Hearings Set To Probe U.S. Conduct

In the U.S. v. LaRouche et al. case in Boston.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News