Volume 14, Number 29, July 24, 1987



Dr. Michael Shinkle

An entomologist and food safety expert who heads the Environmental Management Services company in East Peoria, Illinois, discusses the scope of stored grain infestation.

James Beggs

Following his full exoneration from a trumped-up Justice Department indictment, the former NASA administrator held a wide-ranging discussion with EIR correspondent Marsha Freeman.

Marivilia Carrasco

In an unusual analysis of the Mexican presidential sweepstakes from a historical perspective, the secretary general of the Mexican Labor Party asks, “Will Mexico’s next President be chosen by Harvard?”

Book Reviews

Narco-Terrorism Seen as Soviet Biochemical Warfare

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Looks at America the Vulnerable by Joseph D. Douglass, Jr. and Neil C. Livingstone


Andean Report

by Cynthia R. Rush

Agenda for Chaos.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Party vs. Minister.

Report from Rome

by Galliano Maria Speri

Nurse Contracts AIDS from Patient.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

After the Weizsäcker Fiasco.

Mother Russia

by Luba George

Sainthood for Dostoevsky?

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Selling out the Baltic to Russia.


AIDS: PANIC or euthanasia.

AIDS Update

Evidence Heard on Insects and AIDS

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

AIDS Spreads Faster Among Heterosexuals

Euthanasia Lobby Seeks New Victims

by Barbara Spahn

New PANIC Initiative Launched in California


Worst Bank Losses in History Are Only the Beginning

by David Goldman

This year’s second quarter marks the first time in history that the U.S. banking system, as a whole, ran in deficit, and the big-bank losses which prompted the overall move into negative are, by any statistical measure, much worse than anything reported during the last Great Depression.

UNCTAD: Waiting for a Policy Change

by Mary Lalevée and Hartmut Cramer

The delegates in Geneva were told that the world debt crisis is a threat to civilization—but the Neros in Washington keep madly fiddling.

Some Implications of the Gulf Re-Flagging

by J. Scott Morrison

A guest commentary.

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by Montresor

Trade Deficit Ends Dollar Recovery.

Overcoming the Reagan ‘Recovery’: Save Lives, Create Economic Growth: Develop the Water Resources of Virginia

by Joyce Fredman

Part 2 of a series.

Domestic Credit

by David Goldman

Declare a Recession and Go Home?


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Evidence Heard on Insects and AIDS.

Business Briefs


A Plan To Replace Executive Orders 12333 and 12334

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In last week’s issue, Lyndon H. LaRouche wrote, “Under EO 12333 and 12334 there grew up a complex of covert activities which has been fairly described as a secret government.” This week, we present his “Draft Executive Order” beginning: “Executive Orders 12333 and 12334, dated December 4, 1981, are hereby revoked.”

Science & Technology

James Beggs Speaks on the Future of NASA

The former NASA administrator talks about his recent victory over the Justice Department, the Space Shuttle disaster, and what it will take to restore America’s leading role in space.

Soviets Offer Launch of U.S. Satellites

by Scott Thompson

A group of U.S. pseudo-scientists from the Institute for Security and Cooperation in Outer Space, is caught red-handed in a plot to sabotage U.S. defense capabilities.


Soviet Move to Iran No Penalty for Western Alliance

by Criton Zoakos

Fuzzy-headed fellows in Western capitals fear that U.S. military moves in the Gulf will result in a Soviet takeover of Iran. But the Soviets were given Iran years ago, by Jimmy Carter and Zbigniew Brzezinski.

Japan Holds Firm to U.S. Alliance

by Linda de Hoyos

Despite the increasing perception in Japan that the United States is not a reliable ally, Japan has shown no inclination to shift away from its postwar strategic ties.

Irangate Touches Brazil ‘Untouchables’

Euthanasia Lobby Seeks New Victims

by Barbara Spahn

A horrifying account of how AIDS is being used to justify euthanasia in the far-advanced case of Holland, and elsewhere.

Moscow’s Meddling Threatens the Disintegration of Yugoslavia

by Luba George and Konstantin George

The Balkan nation is gripped by a devastating economic crisis, and raging Albanian-ethnic separatist disorders in the Autonomous Region of Kosovo.

House of Windsor’s Masonic Cult Scored

by Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


The Iran-Contra Hearings: The Congressional Cover-Up

by Paul Goldstein

Someone should ask the “secret government’s” chief protector, Sen. Daniel Inouye, about his position as the largest senatorial recipient of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) funds.

The Mind of Oliver North

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Looks with sympathy at the figure of “John Rambo” disguised as Lt. Colonel North, whose testimony in the Irangate hearings was a TV movie special, with repeated flashbacks to North’s bitter memories of Vietnam. The problem North ducked, was the fact that his own, Reagan’s, and Casey’s policy in the Contra affair stank.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Soviets “Intensely Interested” in 1988 U.S. Campaign.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News