Volume 15, Number 1, January 1, 1988


From the Editor

by Nora Hamerman


The low-budget way to lose the war on AIDS

by Warren J. Hamerman

Thanks to the Reagan administration’s intransigent low-budget position, during 1987, it became evident that the deadly virus is winning and the human species is losing the war on AIDS on five continents.

Time is running out for Africa

by Mary Lalevée

An AIDS holocaust is enveloping the entire continent.

Year of ‘Great Recovery’ devastates physical economy of United States

by Joyce Fredman

Europe’s death lobby: louder and deadlier

by Mark Burdman and Jutta Dinkermann

1987 in Review

A chronology of events


For the Soviet military, it was a ‘red banner’ year

by Konstantin George

Marshal Ogarkov placed his own men in command, reorganized the command for wartime, and began to reorganize the army itself for wartime.

Terrorism increases in ‘peace’ euphoria

The key to defeating Moscow’s irregular warfare against the West is to grasp the importance of cultural, political, and economic factors in war-the very point that most Westem strategists today ignore.

West will see many leadership changes in ’88

France: high stakes in 1988 elections

by Philip Golub

Soviets wield narco-terrorism to demoralize Western Hemisphere

by Valerie Rush

Was the arrest of cocaine kingpin Carlos Lehder the last major blow to the drug armies?

The result of choosing The Other Path in Ibero-America

by Gretchen Small

The “Project Democracy” secret govemment deepened its hold on the Reagan administration and threw U.S. support to narco-terrorism.


Why the so-called ‘economists’ were wrong: financial versus economic analysis

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The 1930s depression was not caused by the 1929 stock market crash, but by the budget-cutting austerity policies of the Hoover administration, depressing production, following the crash. Today, the Reagan administration’s imitation of Hoover is producing a new great depression in the same way. Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. summarizes the most recent developments, and how they came about, and then examines the way in which financial markets and physical economy interact.

Science & Technology

Reality of Soviet ‘SDI’ comes into the open

by Carol White and Charles B. Stevens

Even Gorbachov now admits to the missile defense program, as congressional budget-cutters hammer away at the U.S. program on the Soviets’ behalf.

After Weinberger, an uncertain future for SDI

by Robert Gallagher

A good year for the Soviet space program

by Marsha Freeman

‘The Soviet Space Challenge’

Excerpts from the Pentagon’s November 1987 report.


Munich ’38, Yalta ’45, Washington ’87

by Webster G. Tarpley

The appeasement represented by the INF treaty recalls those earlier strategic disasters; who did it, and how can it be reversed?

Campaign 1987: The seven dwarfs, and other jokers

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Irangate scandal: unanswered questions

by Jeffrey Steinberg

NDPC policy impact grows in deepening U.S. crisis

by Warren J. Hamerman

The U.S. Congress in 1987: A year of lost opportunities

by Kathleen Klenetsky

U.S. Constitution challenged in Justice Department’s ‘LaRouche case’

by Nancy Spannaus

There is no doubt but that the Justice Department was acting to finish off Democratic presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche, regardless of civil rights and the laws. It is a testament to the tenacity of the targets that the govemment did not succeed.

Rights commission scores ‘KGB justice’

by Marianna Wertz