Volume 15, Number 5, January 29, 1988



Dr. James L. Matthews

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

The director of the Baylor Research Foundation discusses startling new breakthroughs in the use of SDI lasers to cleanse blood infected with the AIDS virus.


Strategic Map

The hotspots around the world.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Resistance Grows to INF Sell-Out.

Andean Report

by Mark Sonnenblick

Moscow Endorses Peruvian Coup.


Can We Build a New Economic Order?

Science & Technology

Starpower: The Quest for Fusion Energy Today

The Office of Technology Assessment has released a review of the prospects for harnessing magnetic fusion energy. Although the OTA is no friend of fusion power, the report is competent, and presents a shocking picture of the collapse of the program, with 50% funding cuts during the seven years of the Reagan administration. Part I of a series.

SDI Lasers Inactivate the AIDS Virus!

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

An interview with Dr. James L. Matthews.


What Scientology Exposé Does Not Presume To Tell

by Mark Burdman

Review of Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard, by Russell Miller.

Books Received

Who Protected the Bhagwan? A Question Still Unanswered

by Janine Benton

Review of The Ultimate Game: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, by Kate Strelley with Robert D. San Souci; Bhagwan: the God That Failed, by Hugh Milne; and The Golden Guru: The Strange Journey of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, by James S. Gordon.

How Not To Learn about Soviet Science

by Warren J. Hamerman

Review of Science, Philosophy, and Human Behavior in the Soviet Union, by Loren R. Graham.

AIDS Update

Austerity Is Killing Mexico’s Children

by Carlos Méndez

N.H. Lawmakers Consider Range of Bills

AIDS Computer Model Backs Universal Screening

Medical Society Polls Doctors on AIDS

Los Angeles DA Indicts Anti-AIDS Workers


The Trade Gap Is Matched by the Truth Gap

by Christopher White

The U.S. Commerce Department’s November trade figures showed a hefty improvement in the trade deficit. Yet Japan’s figures, released a week later, showed the opposite. Amazing!

Austerity Is Killing Mexico’s Children

by Carlos Méndez

Brazil’s Computers and U.S. Protectionism

by Mark Sonnenblick

While the Reagan Administration is bashing Brazil for protecting its own industry, a Brazilian author points out that the United States itself was able to develop its own industries—against imperial British policy—through protection.

Currency Rates

Mobilizing an Economic Recovery under Conditions of Financial Crisis

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An open letter to German industrialists.


by Marcia Merry

Strings Attached to Farm Credit Aid.

Business Briefs


Long-Term Strategy-a Democratic Alternative

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Replies to the Wohlstetter-Iklé report on strategy for the Western alliance. The cultural factors which differentiate Western civilization from the Muscovite empire factors ignored by the President’s Commission on Integrated Long Term Strategy must be brought to bear to win the strategic conflict with our Soviet adversary.


Israel Engages in Apocalyptic Politics

by Thierry Lalevée

The disastrous policies of Ariel Sharon and company are threatening to plunge the nation into a religious war from which it would never recover.

Abrams, Castro’s Friends Team Up

by Gretchen Small

Narco-Terrorism Invades Brazil

by Silvia Palacios

Narcos Up the Ante in Colombia, Target Nation’s Political Elites

by Valerie Rush

Moscow-Beijing ‘Regional Matters’ Overshadow Cambodian Peace Talks

by Linda de Hoyos

If it were left to the countries involved, the Cambodia dispute would have been solved a long time ago. But it’s not so simple: Cambodia is the key pawn in the Sino-Soviet imperial game in the Asian theater.

World Council of Churches Under Fire

International Intelligence


The United States Shifts toward ‘Fortress America’

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Reagan Administration claims that the Wohlstetter-lklé report’s call for lifting the U.S. nuclear umbrella over Europe is not official policy. Yet senior Administration spokesmen refuse to repudiate the document’s conclusions.

The INF Treaty: For America a Unilateral ‘Double Zero’

by Konstantin George

Even in its own terms of reference, which ignore the most critical features of Soviet strategy, the treaty is fatally flawed.

Forces Gear Up for Senate INF Battle

by William Jones

George Bush Sinks Deeper into Iran-Contra Scandal

by Scott Thompson

The evidence mounts that Bush was well informed of the arms-for-hostages deal, almost from the very beginning. New leaks are hitting the VP like Chinese water torture.

The FBI’s 20-Year Campaign To Silence LaRouche and Associates

From the trial of U.S.A. v. The LaRouche Campaign, et al.: the opening statement of attorney Mayer Morganroth.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Will 25th Amendment Be Invoked This Year? – What About the Present Situation?

National News