Volume 15, Number 7, February 12, 1988



Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Number-One in AIDS?

Report from Paris

by Jacques Cheminade

Barre Crowd Pontificates on Economy.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Morgan Plan Runs into Trouble.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Strauss: Gorbachov’s Envoy in Africa.

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Fired for Telling the Truth.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

A Vacuum of Power.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

An Abyss Opens in Tamil Nadu.


Medical Triage: Barbarism, Not Justice.


Payments Deficit: Another Milestone in Collapse

by Christopher White

What the U.S. financial crowd is proposing to do to keep the foreign funds coming in, on top of appeasing the Russians, is exactly what will encourage the foreign creditors to pull out.

Corporatist Policy Revived for Western Europe’s Steel Industry

Currency Rates

Alfonsín Pushes Argentina to Edge

by Cynthia R. Rush

The Hoax of ‘Nuclear Non-Proliferation’

by Rosemarie Schauerhammer

Traces the history of the treaty to limit the spread of nuclear technology—“a new Morgenthau Plan,” as Germany’s Chancellor Adenauer called it.

Business Briefs

AIDS Update

Number-One in AIDS?

by Silvia Palacios

Davos Forum Hears Cover-Up on AIDS

The U.S.S.R. and the Origin of the AIDS Virus

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Cuomo Okays Clean Needles for Addicts


What Is LaRouche’s Panama Policy?

The fabricated U.S. indictment of General Noriega has sent an announcement to the world that there is no more U.S. War on Drugs. Nothing could be further from what Lyndon LaRouche has recommended: a U.S. policy designed to protect Panama’s sovereignty and stability against the international moneychangers and their pet drug-runners.

I. Dope Bankers Give the Orders

Documentation: Who is José I. Blandón?

II. How the Narcotics Mob Runs General Noriega’s Enemies

LaRouche and the Canal Treaties

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From his testimony to Congress in 1977.

Science & Technology

The U.S.S.R. and the Origin of the AIDS Virus

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

Could the HIV virus have been created, deliberately or accidentally, in a laboratory? Dr. Grauerholz presents the evidence for a new hypothesis.


After Bretton Woods: Building a New Monetary Order

by Marianna Wertz and Katherine Notley

Some 175 people from all over the world gathered the weekend of Jan. 30-31 to share views on how to replace the bankrupt financial order, taking their theme from Pope Paul VI’s dictum, “The new name for peace is development.” The date was 44 years after the founding of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank; the place, very close to Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, where the present inequitable—and now collapsed—monetary system was created.

The Tasks of Establishing an Equitable New International Monetary Order

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An edited transcript of the speech delivered by Democratic Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche.


Vatican Holds the Key to Middle East Peace

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The first week of February was an extraordinary week for Mideast diplomacy, and the Pontiff is playing the decisive role.

European Nations Expand Defense Cooperation—But Sidestep INF Debacle

by Mark Burdman

‘Manifesto of the Will for European Defense’

A statement circulated by a leading think tank in France, opposed to the INF treaty.

Soviet Psychological Warfare at its Peak

by Paul-Albert Scherer, Brigadier General (ret.), Specialist Security Consultant, F.R.G.

Facts about a crucial problem of our time: What can we believe?

Afghan ‘Neutrality’ Not Seen Likely

by Mary McCourt

A conference report from West Germany.

International Intelligence


Did Meese Foist Rappaport upon Switzerland?

by Joseph Brewda

This is not the first time that the Reagan Administration has been demonstrated to have been duped by Soviet operatives functioning under Israeli government cover.

LaRouche Prime Time TV Broadcast Could Transform 1988 Election

by Marla Minnicino

Two weeks before the New Hampshire primary vote, the controversial Democrat took the media, the Establishment, and Moscow by surprise.

Helms Puts Ogarkov Doctrine at Center of INF Debate

by Kathleen Klenetsky

His strongest material reads ever so much like EIR’s Global Showdown reports.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Helms memorandum, and Gen. Bernard Rogers’s introduction to it.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Health Insurance Giant Faces Bankruptcy.

Congressional Closeup

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News