Volume 14, Number 48, December 4, 1987


Book Reviews

Sympathy for the Devil: The Warburgs and the Ruin of the West

by David Goldman

A review of Jacques Attali’s A Man of Influence: The Extraordinary Career of S.G. Warburg.

Gaggle of OTA ‘Ethicists’ Threatens National Medical Policies

by Linda Everett

Reviews Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly, a report issued by the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment.

Science & Technology

The Strategic Defense Initiative and the Economy

by Carol White

Crash development of laser defense weapons and associated directed energy technologies can provide the “science driver” needed by the whole economy.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

New Approaches to the Debt Question.

Report from Rome

by Galliano Maria Speri

Venice Seeks Soviet-Italian Ventures.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Labor’s Ultimatum.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Extradition, a First Step...

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

The Presidential Race.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

The Foreign Ministry Does It Again.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Soviet Premier in Town.


Naturally, the Culprits in the Congress Exonerated Themselves.


Hooverites Tout Boost in GNP Numbers

by Christopher White

Transactions by bookkeepers, in different government departments, help keep the nation “growing” at a pace which will permit the Administration to claim that its projected growth rate for the year as a whole, 3.2%, has been met.

Weimar-Style Hyperinflation Explodes in Republic of Mexico

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Ibero-American Heads of State Meet on Debt, Economic Crisis

by Peter Rush

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

AIDS Update

Nuclear Filter Said To Isolate AIDS Virus

West Germany Shifts Its Policy on AIDS


The Revolution of Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The deepening international financial collapse should be seen as creating precisely those special circumstances under which the most profound advances in applied military science may be more likely to occur, than at any time during the past 40 years.

Radio Frequency Weapons: A Strategic Phase Change

by Michael Liebig

The Soviets are orienting their strategic planning to weapon systems “based on new physical principles.”


Ignore Bush-League Optimism on Summit Deal

There are desperate efforts to “learn to live with” the sell-out of Europe in the outlined armscontrol agreement between Reagan and Gorbachov, but they are all based on suppositions that are factually absurd.

Soviets Publish LaRouche Letter; Different ‘Voices’ in the Kremlin

by Konstantin George

The monthly International Affairs finally decided to publish a letter from last April.

Documentation: The LaRouche Letter to International Affairs and Soviet Comments

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Philippines Explodes: New People’s Army on the Move

The International Support Apparatus for the NPA

International Intelligence


Reagan Coalition’s Collapse Is Key To Stopping INF

by Webster G. Tarpley

The fight around the arms-control treaty is demolishing what is left of the President’s “old guard” of political backers. What kind of political combination could now stop ratification of the disastrous treaty in the Senate?

U.S. Press Seeks Hit on Panama’s Leader

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Irangate’s Legal Brain: Fish that Got Away

by Herbert Quinde

Is JDL Tied to Black Market Baby Rings?

by Ira Liebowitz

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Contrast between Weinberger and Carlucci.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News