Volume 15, Number 23, June 3, 1988



Winston Bostick

The physicist at the Stevens Institute of Technology discusses his pioneering work on the plasma focus.

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

The Presidential candidate of Mexico’s National Democratic Front describes his policies and his strategy for defeating the ruling party’s candidate.


British and Bolsheviks: The Romance of the Century

by Allen and Rachel Douglas

Delve into the real story behind Kim Philby, in The Secrets of the Service: A story of Soviet Subversion of Western Intelligence, by Anthony Glees.

Germany’s Anti-Nazi Resistance Movement

by William Jones

Reviews Marie Vassiltchikov’s Berlin Diaries 1940-1945.

The Stuff that Rambo’s Made Of

by Edward M. Corpus

Reviews America’s Wars and Military Excursions by Edwin P. Hoyt III.


Andean Report

by Jaime Ramírez

Venezuela, Debt-Strangled.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Defense Motivation Revived.

Report from Rome

by Rosanna Impiccini

No Mercy Killings!


Anti-Nuclear Totalitarianism.

Science & Technology

The Plasma Focus and Building Fusion Reactors

by Charles B. Stevens

In the second of a two-part series featuring the work of Dr. Winston Bostick, Charles B. Stevens examines the application of the plasma focus for fusion reactor materials development.

Near-Term Uses of the Plasma Focus

Interview with Dr. Winston Bostick.

Why Italy Chose C-256 as ‘Scientific Tuning’


Cracks Appear in the Covenant of Lies

by Christopher White

Federal Land Bank in Mississippi Victim of ‘Creative Accounting’

by Sue Atkinson and Joyce Fredman

This if the first failure of a federal land bank since the system was set up in 1917, and spells a threat to U.S. food security.

Poland Rejects ‘Marshall Plan’; Hungary Gets New Austerity Leaders

by Konstantin George

Gorbachov Economic Aide Tells of Woes

by Luba George

EC and Comecon Sign Accord, But What Now?

by William Engdahl

Currency Rates


by John Grauerholz, M.D.

New Screening Test for Cancer.

Business Briefs


Suspected Soviet Cell Wrote Reagan’s Long-Term Strategy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Dr. Albert Wohlstetter and Dr. Fred Iklé, the two principal authors of the presidential report, Discriminate Deterrence, have been identified by highly reliable U.S. intelligence sources as prime suspects in a Soviet-Israeli “false flag” spy ring.

The Intelligence Search for ‘Mr. X’

It’s not a man, but a whole committee.

The Network Left Behind after the U.S. Arrest of Jonathan Pollard

by Joseph Brewda

Albert Wohlstetter: A Trotskyite Mole

by Scott Thompson


New Age Aquarians Plot To Destroy Germany

by Mark Burdman

A week-long conference of New Age satanists in Hanover, sponsored by West Germany’s “conservatives,” signals that, if Germany has historically represented the highest of Western culture, that is now to be destroyed as the country is incorporated into the Soviet empire.

What Americans Should Know about the ‘Anschluss

by Friedrich Höss, Austrian Ambassador to the United States

Indo-Pakistani Relations at a Crossroad, after Afghan Accord

by Susan Maitra

Singapore Holding State Dept. At Bay

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Will Kampuchea Be Next Afghanistan?

by Linda de Hoyos

Panama ‘Deal’: A Hoax and Plot To Assassinate Noriega

by Robyn Quijano

Mexico Demands a Change in This Year’s Presidential Elections

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Although the general perception is that the ruling PRI party will win the elections, as it has for the past 56 years, the situation has become unpredictable, because the son of the late Gen. Lázaro Cárdenas has massive popular support.

‘For a Government in Mexico Not Subordinate to Foreign Interests’

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Interview Mexican Presidential candidate Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano.

Cherubini Quartet Plays Schubert Cycle

by Hartmut Cramer

International Intelligence


INF Passage: ‘I Weep for This Senate’

by Webster Tarpley

Weighs the grim consequences of the passage of the INF treaty, by the U.S. Senate on May 27.

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Bush Flails “Liberal Elite.” — Budget Woes Put Squeeze on Dukakis.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Phelan: Will Next Crash Be “Granddaddy”? — Yeutter: Trade Bill Allows “Wiggle Room.”

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News

AIDS Update

Spend More on AIDS in Philadelphia

High Incidence Reported in Spain

Gallup Poll Highlights AIDS Threat