Volume 14, Number 49, December 11, 1987


Book Reviews

The Psychosis of Strategic Cowardice

by Anthony K. Wikrent

A review of Craig Thomas’s Winter Hawk.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Industry Seeks a New Chancellor.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Colombia Shuts Down Production.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Elections Mean Stability for Turkey.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

New Focus on Indo-Japanese Ties.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Now Comes the AIDS Panic.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Church, Army Unite against “Coup.”


The Chickens Come Home To Roost.

Science & Technology

Lasers Approach Take-Off for Industrial Applications

by Charles B. Stevens

Reviews the capacities of lasers to bring about a broad revolution of industrial technology. Part I of two parts.

AIDS Update

‘Stop AIDS’ Initiative Back on California Ballot

by Warren J. Hamerman

Medical Testing Is Under Attack

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The Conquest of AIDS: A Three-Point Strategy

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Runcie’s Anglicans, AIDS, and the Devil

by Mark Burdman

Now Comes the AIDS Panic

by Hugo López Ochoa

AIDS Tests Given to Immigrants, CIA Personnel


Bush League Finance Policy Left in Shambles

by Christopher White

What the Europeans are telling the United States to do, is as useless and insane as what the U.S. is actually doing.

The Summit in Acapulco: Political Triumph for Ibero-America

by Carlos Méndez

A permanent consulting mechanism will now coordinate actions among the eight Presidents, regarding foreign debt and moves toward a common market.

Documentation: Excerpts from the joint communiqué signed by the eight Presidents. Excerpts from the speech by Peruvian President Alan García.

Brazil’s Foreign Debt Policy Regresses to Conventional Path

by Dilson Funaro

The former Brazilian Finance Minister and the architect of Brazil’s February 1987 debt moratorium wrote this critique of the government’s current policy especially for EIR.

King’s Cross Tragedy Chars ‘Thatcherism’

by Mark Burdman

Currency Rates

IMEMO on Crash: Pravda Relishes U.S. ‘Internal Weakness’

Business Briefs


‘Stop AIDS’ Initiative Back on California Ballot

by Warren J. Hamerman

The Prevent AIDS Now In California group (PANIC) has succeeded in gathering 725,000 signatures to place on the state ballot in June a referendum that would define AIDS as an infectious disease—and obligate the public health authorities to do something about it.

Medical Testing Is Under Attack

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The Conquest of the AIDS Virus: A Three-Point Strategy

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

A basic primer on AIDS.


The Follies of Shultz’s Verification Hoax

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

U.S. teams will be allowed to visit those Russian plants which manufacture the weapons which the new Soviet order of battle is rendering obsolete; in return, Soviet military intelligence experts will be crawling all over the United States, as if they had already occupied this nation.

Soviet Military: We’ll Lose Nothing

by Rachel Douglas

LaRouche in Europe: Cultural Warfare Can Beat Soviet War Drive

Swedish Officer Was Ordered Not To Fire on Soviet Submarines

by Göran Haglund

Haiti: Emergency OAS Program Needed

by Gretchen Small

The Cocaine Pushers’ ‘Honduras Connection’

by Valerie Rush

Runcie’s Anglicans, AIDS, and the Devil

by Mark Burdman

The Socialist Roots of Nazi-Like Euthanasia: Satan as a Social-Democratic Spook

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The case of the peculiar Peter Sager.

Soviets, OSI Open British Campaign

by Mark Burdman

Moscow Readies Coup against Ceausescu

by Konstantin George

Kim Dae Jung: The Landlords’ Candidate

by David Hammer

Sabotage by North Korea’s Agents Mooted in Korean Airlines Crash

by Linda de Hoyos

Racist Pamyat Society Is Running Russia’s Neo-Stalinist Upsurge

by Luba George

International Intelligence


Opposition Grows to ‘Reagachev’ Arms Deal

by Nicholas F. Benton

The spectacle of an increasingly disoriented President appeasing the new czar of the “Third Rome,” has finally triggered a backlash among Ronald Reagan’s conservative base.

U.S. Negotiated SDI with Soviets Since ’85

Excerpts from the transcript of a White House pre-summit background briefing on arms control issues.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Chase Manhattan CEO Demands Mexico’s Blood.

National News