Volume 14, Number 42, October 23, 1987



Dr. Juan Gabriel Labaké

The Argentine Peronist leader discusses a project to revive the legacy of Gen. Juan Domingo Perón


Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

AIDS Will Cause “Hecatomb.”

Andean Report

by Ricardo Martín and Carlos Méndez

Peruvian tanks roll on banks.

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Resort to Force in Sri Lanka.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

A Pyrrhic Victory?

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Are the Russians Coming?

Report from Paris

by Yves Messer

Dismantling Separatist Terrorism.


Maxims for an Industrious People.

Strategic Studies

Henry Kissinger Warns of Impact of INF Accord

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

However, argues Lyndon LaRouche, if strategy could be based upon psychological, rather than military considerations, as Kissinger argues, we should close down West Point and Annapolis, and recruit our generals and admirals from the ranks of successful used-car salesmen.

Atlantic Commission: Will NATO Survive?

by Dean Andromidas

AIDS Update

AIDS Will Cause ‘Hecatomb’

by Mary Lalevée

Brazil AIDS Forum Challenges Health Establishment

Can AIDS Be Spread by Mosquitos?

by Dr. Ricardo Veronesi

Kaunda Highlights Debt, AIDS Crisis

AIDS in Yugoslavia Nears African Levels

Tuberculosis on the Rise in New York

Gallo to Join Johns Hopkins AIDS Institute?


The End of the Great Bull Market

by Christopher White

The stock market crash came after America’s foreign creditors, especially Germany and Japan, stopped throwing good money after bad—and $7 trillion in U.S. banks’ off-balance-sheet liabilities could crash next.

Energy: Gasohol Corrodes Petrobrás and the Brazilian Nation

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa

City of London

by Stephen Lewis

Why Markets Are Losing Confidence.

Currency Rates

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

War among Central Banks.


by David Goldman

Rates Rise to the Breaking Point.

Business Briefs


Brazil AIDS Forum Challenges Health Establishment

The presentation of Dr. Bertha Farfán of Central Hospital in Mexico City, to the Second International Conference on AIDS in São Paulo, Brazil on Sept. 25-26, 1987.

Can AIDS Be Spread by Mosquitos?

by Dr. Ricardo Veronesi

Professor of Infectious and Parasitical Diseases at the University of Saö Paulo Medical School, and president of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases.

Science & Technology

Strategic Defense Initiative Gains Milestone I Approval

Selected SDI concepts and technologies will be entering the demonstration and validation phase. We publish the Defense Department’s Sept. 18 announcement.


The Precarious State of the SDI Program

The program continues to be in serious jeopardy, not because the Administration is vulnerable to Soviet negotiating traps, but because forces in Congress are methodically trying to kill it.

Colombian Civil War Looms after Murder of Leftist Leader

by Valerie Rush

Cory Fiddles while Philippines Burn

by Linda de Hoyos

Angola: Savimbi Forces Crush Soviet-Backed Drive

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Gorbachov Courts Western Unionists

by Mark Burdman

Is German Politician’s Death Tied to North Network? Uwe Barschel Affair May Upset New Yalta, Irangate Arrangements

by Mark Burdman and Rainer Apel

The Uwe Barschel affair may blow broader Iranian arms trafficking and upset East-West “New Yalta” arrangements. A special investigative report from Europe.

Documentation: Death in Geneva: A Chronology.

Numerous Deaths in Iranian Arms Circuit

International Intelligence


Gramm-Rudman Nightmare Bears Down on the President

by Nicholas F. Benton

Since the President himself signed the “automatic sequestration” provisions into law, congressional liberals expect to gain more concessions from him than they otherwise could ever have dreamed possible.

Euthanasia in America: How Americans Came To Love the Policies Their Fathers Died To Stop

by Linda Everett

A chronology.

‘LaRouche’ Trial in Boston Set To Begin

And the prosecution’s media friends have already begun tampering with the jury.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Commiserating over the Philippines Fiasco.

National News