Volume 14, Number 45, November 13, 1987



William Hazeltine

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

An entomologist and the Manager/Environmentalist of the Butte County Mosquito Abatement District in California, discusses how the virus was detected, the course of the disease, and some of the political problems that constrained the eradication program.

Niel E. Nielson

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

A high-technology entrepreneur discusses commercializing food irradiation for the Pacific Rim nations.

Book Reviews

Terrorism Is Not a Football Game

by Carol White

A review of Patriot Games by Tom Clancy.

Books Received

Science & Technology

Will Food Irradiation’s Benefits Be for Export Only?

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Commercialization of food irradiation has been delayed as a result of the lies of the anti-science lobby.

Commercializing Food Irradiation in the Pacific Rim Nations

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

An interview with Niel E. Nielson.


Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

“Diplomatic” Debt Negotiating.

Report from Rome

by Liliana Celani

Italy Reacts to the Crash.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Anti-Terrorism Top Priority.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Sweden’s Security Police Under Fire.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

The Cannibal Factor.

Andean Report

by Benjamin Castro

Communists, Mafia, Bankers Converge.


Police Shootings and the Soviet Agenda.

AIDS Update

250,000 Argentines May Be AIDS-Infected by 1991

Bishop Condemns ‘Free Condoms’ Plan in Peru

Press Panics over California AIDS Fight


Bankers Refuse To Defend Dollar—and Save Selves

by Christopher White

Telling Jim Baker to talk the dollar down, the idiots in the financial community are too looney to realize that what they need is someone with the courage to save them from their own stupidity.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Consequences of the Dollar Blowout.

The View from Europe: U.S. Is Not Dealing with the Real Crisis

by William Engdahl

The Battle To Defeat Mosquitoes Carrying Encephalitis Virus

Interview with Dr. William Hazeltine

Brazil Prepares Return to the IMF Regime which Wrecked Its Economy

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Montresor

Central Bank Intervention Continues.

What Happened to the War on Drugs?

by Ricardo Martín and Carlos Méndez

In a very short space of time, two of the world’s most wanted criminals went from the police pages to the social pages of the international financial “jet set.”

Currency Rates

CIPE: Cult of ‘Free Enterprise’ Meets To Promote Drug Economies

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

‘Development, Not a Right’: Reagan

Business Briefs


Stalin’s Economic Dogmas Shape Gorbachov Address

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In the course of a fierce and bloody, months-long fight within the Soviet oligarchy, Moscow has adopted the dogma that the ongoing global financial crash is the herald of a “final breakdown crisis of the capitalist system.”

Documentation: Gorbachov on the financial crash, the Hitler-Stalin Pact, and Stalin’s forced collectivization. Quotes from the Nov. 2 speech on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, selected and annotated by Konstantin George.

Gorbachov Calls for World Revolutions

by Luba George

The Soviet leader issues guidelines to leaders of 170 Communist, Socialist, and Green Parties for the period of the “general crisis of capitalism.”


Moscow’s Fifth Column Wages War on Germany

by Rainer Apel

On Oct. 31, 1,500 armed rioters went on a rampage in Hamburg, and on Nov. 2, a battle between extremists and police in Frankfurt ended in gunfire killing two police and wounding 10. Moscow isn’t waiting for an INF treaty to make its bid to take over West Germany.

Moscow Targets the Military Sector in Ibero-America for Destruction

by Gretchen Small

The Kremlin says that all nations should cut their defense expenditures, as the solution to the global economic crisis. Except, of course, for themselves—and their client states.

Brazilian Military Resists Overthrow

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

Soviet Irregular Warfare Hits Manila

by Linda de Hoyos

The Luchaire Affair: ‘Irangate à la française

by Laurent Rosenfeld

The Socialists are taking it on the chin for this one.

Mayor Zaragoza Caper at UNESCO Tickles the Soviets ... Pink

by Mark Burdman

Did you believe all the hot air about a Western “victory” in the naming of the new head of UNESCO?

International Intelligence


Policy Crisis in Washington Deepens

by Nicholas F. Benton

The policy crisis in Washington is most sharply posed by Caspar Weinberger’s resignation, partly because of his opposition to the mandated cuts in the U.S. defense budget.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Did the Devil Make Him Do It? — Bradley: Candidate of “Inevitable Decline” — Jesse Jackson Fined by the FEC.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Rendering Reagan Speechless.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News