Volume 14, Number 38, September 25, 1987


Book Reviews

Luca Pacioli, A Man Who Deserves To Become Known to Americans

by Stephanie Ezrol

Reviews No Royal Road: Luca Pacioli and His Times, by R. Emmett Taylor.


Andean Report

by Jaime Ramírez

Starving an Economy.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

Fall of a Brazilian “Rasputin.”


“Peace in Our Time,” Said Chamberlain.

AIDS Update

Seek Debt Forgiveness To Fund AIDS Research

Cuba Adopts Public Health Measures

Israelis Support Measures on AIDS

Science & Technology

Pentagon Rips Off the Mask from Russia’s ‘Glasnost

Those U.S. Congressmen who toured the Krasnoyarsk radar facility were taken for a ride.

Krasnoyarsk Violates Heart of ABM Treaty

From the transcript of a Defense Department briefing on Soviet non-compliance with the ABM treaty.

Documentation: Testimony by SDIO director Lt. Gen. James Abrahamson on Soviet ABM developments; and what the Pentagon’s Soviet Military Power 1987 says about the Krasnoyarsk radar.


The World’s Biggest Debtor against the Wall

by David Goldman

As the IMF’s annual meeting approaches, the foreign bankers who are paying America’s bills can be expected to announce that they have had enough. The result: unmitigated austerity.

Will Japan’s ‘Zaitech’ Bring a Market Crash?

How the International Banks Forced Zero Population Growth on Thailand

Our Bangkok Bureau reports on the malthusians’ “success story.”

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by Montresor

This Column To Be Discontinued.

Overcoming the Reagan ‘Recovery’: Stop Economic Subversion of Iowa; Farm States Could Feed Africa

by Marcia Merry

The fifth in a series on production potentials of U.S. states.

Peruvian Bank Nationalization Bill Nears Passage Despite Enemies’ Fervor

by Peter Rush


by David Goldman

Worst Bank Losses Ever Only the Start.

Business Briefs


International Body Denounces ‘Terror’ against LaRouche

by Victor Girauta y Armada

The chairman of the Fact-Finding Committee of the International Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations in the United States presents the conclusions of two days of hearings on “the LaRouche case.”

Who Really Is Lyndon LaRouche?

by Ralph de Toledano

Testimony before the hearings by a U.S. syndicated columnist who toured Europe and Israel to gather information for the Committee.

Poison Weapons of Psychological Terror against Lyndon LaRouche

by Brig. Gen. (ret.) Paul-Albert Scherer

Testimony submitted to the Committee by an expert on Soviet disinformation tactics from the Federal Republic of Germany.


Shultz Sealed His Treason with a Kiss

by Criton Zoakos

And Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze emerged in triumph from his meetings in Washington on the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty.

Shevardnadze Ducks Question from EIR

by Nicholas F. Benton

Swedish Press Links Moscow to the FBI’s Hounding of LaRouche

An extraordinary story of the links between the FBI’s political persecution of Lyndon LaRouche, and the Soviet government.

Find Soviet Moles in Swedish Intelligence

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

Italy’s ‘Irangate’ Targets Influentials

by Umberto Pascali

Developing Sector Nations Demand a Real UN Anti-Drug Fight

by Mary McCourt

‘Secret Government’ Finds Panama Stooge

by Peter Rush

Sri Lanka: Maoists, Monks Join Hands

by Ramtanu Maitra

Behind the ‘Revival’ of Bukharin, Trotsky

by Luba George

International Intelligence


John Paul II’s Mission To Galvanize the U.S.A.

by Pope John Paul II.

Despite the efforts of his detractors, Pope John Paul II’s visit to the United States will have a lasting impact.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Pope’s speeches.

Lyndon LaRouche Hits the Campaign Trail in New Hampshire

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

What the Presidential candidate is telling New Englanders since his return from Europe.

Court Documents Show CIA Figures in Conspiracy against LaRouche

A recently unsealed document submitted to Federal District Court in Boston, reveals never-before-published facts about Lyndon LaRouche’s involvement with the intelligence community, going back more than a decade.

Mental Health Scandals Signal Harvard Role in ’Mind Control’ Experiments

by Ira Liebowitz

National News