Volume 14, Number 30, July 31, 1987



Osvaldo de Rivero

by Ana María Mendoza and Hartmut Cramer

The Undersecretary for Economic Affairs in the Peruvian Foreign Ministry and head of the Peruvian delegation at UNCTAD VII.

Daniel Suazo

The Minister Counselor, Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic in Geneva.

Bernard Chidzero

The Minister of Finance, Economic Planning, and Development of Zimbabwe.

Abdul Munim

Commerce Minister of Bangladesh.

Book Reviews

Confessions of a Soviet Trust Agent

by Scott Thompson

Looks at Hammer, by Armand Hammer with Neil Lyndon.

Books Received

Science & Technology

Mining Helium-3 on the Moon for Unlimited Energy

by Marsha Freeman

There is enough fuel on the Moon’s surface to power the fusion reactors that can advance the Earth’s economy and begin industrializing space.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Long-Overdue Look at the Red Army.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

AIDS Time Bomb Ignites in Sweden.

Rio Report

by Silvia Palacios

Kremlin Blesses Brazil’s “Theolibbers.”

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

A “Green” Presidential Campaign.

Andean Report

by Carlos Cota Meza

A New Front Against García.

Books Received

Labor in Focus

by Marcia Merry

“Foreigners” Threaten Auto?


Pentagon Ignoring Soviet Scientific Lead?


The Biggest Ponzi Game in History

by David Goldman

The news is not that American banks will show the worst net loss in history during the second quarter, but rather, that the banking industry will continue to show such losses for the third quarter, the fourth quarter, and so forth, until such time that it ceases to exist, as matters stand.

Debt on the Agenda at UNCTAD VII, But West Cedes the Floor to Soviets

by Ana María Mendoza and Hartmut Cramer

A first-hand report on the Geneva conference.

Documentation: Excerpts from the speeches of French President Mitterrand, Norwegian Prime Minister Brundtland, and Egyptian President Mubarak, and interviews with four government delegates.

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

How Long for the Japanese Inflow?

Overcoming the Reagan ‘Recovery’: U.S. Manned Space-Flight Headquarters To Be in Virginia

by Joyce Fredman

Third in a series.


by Marcia Merry

“Meat and Milk Will Make You Sick.”

Domestic Credit

Government Bankrupt by End of July?

Business Briefs


Has the U.S. Given In to Moscow in the War on Drugs?

by Robyn Quijano

Soviet-directed narco-terrorism has penetrated every nation of Ibero-America. This flank of the Russian Empire’s subversion of the West demonstrates exactly how Soviet irregular warfare operates, and why the United States has been losing that war to Moscow for the last 20 years.

Panama: Narco-Terrorists’ Target: The Canal

by Gretchen Small

Symbiosis of Drugs and Terror in Peru

by Sara Madueño

Drugs and Terrorism in Colombia: How the Two Are Combined into One

AIFLD: Friend of Drug Traffickers


U.S Gulf Deployment a Blow to New Yalta Deal

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The emergence of Weinberger’s military policy raises the possibility of a positive shift in U.S. foreign policy, but there is a deeper problem to be solved.

North Korea and State Department Seek Deal for Korean Peninsula

by Linda de Hoyos

Alfonsín, IMF Push Argentina to Brink

by Cynthia R. Rush

International Intelligence

AIDS Update

OSHA Demands Worker Protection against AIDS

Colorado Meatpacking Firm Will Test Workers

AIDS Time Bomb Ignites in Sweden

by Göran Haglund

Anti-AIDS Ballot Initiative Gets Under Way in California

by Marla Minnicino

President’s AIDS Panel: A Lost Opportunity

GOP Task Force Told: AIDS Politically Protected

by Ronald Kokinda


Walsh Launches Next Phase of Iran-Contra Probe

by Paul Goldstein

The Justice Department is under fire. Will the “Hashemi file” be opened next?

Anti-AIDS Ballot Initiative Gets Under Way in California

by Marla Minnicino

Proposition 64 was defeated in 1986, but many things have changed.

President’s AIDS Panel: A Lost Opportunity

Crimes of Environmentalism: How U.S. Laws Were Changed To Be Pro-Mosquito—and Against Humans

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Volcker: Greenspan’s Deregulation Is Disastrous.

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Hart Campaign Manager Scores Iowa “Blackmail” — Dukakis’s Anti-SDI Stance Stirs Rancor — Southern Dems Not Charmed by “Dwarfs”.

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda

National News