Volume 15, Number 25, June 17, 1988



Correction to Mark Burdman Review of Beyond American Hegemony: The Future of the Western Alliance


Andean Report

by Carlos Méndez

CAP Wants To Renegotiate the Debt.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Back on the Usury Merry-Go-Round.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Who Really Governs the Country?

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Foul Deals Betray East Bloc Jews.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Israeli Nationalists on the Move.

Books Received


The New Nuremberg Criminals.

AIDS Update

Proposition 69 Loss Means Millions Will Die of AIDS

by Warren J. Hamerman

Nation Responds to LaRouche’s Call for Victory

Insurance Firms Behind Euthanasia Push

AIDS Warning Issued in Thailand


How the West Is Being ‘Psychically Disarmed’

by Mark Burdman

While Gorbachov is like a traveling salesman, peddling the image of a “new, benevolent Soviet Union,” a Soviet-linked network of gnostic psychologists and peaceniks in the West propounds what they themselves call “psychic disarmament”—of a unilateral sort, by the West only.

Horst-Eberhard Richter: Mother Russia’s Psy-Warrior

by Gabriele Liebig

Looks in depth at All Mighty: A Study of the “God Complex” in Western Man and other works by the top Soviet brainwasher in West Germany.

Documentation: A few incidents at a Montreal conference of the Soviet peace-front, “International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.”


Mitterrand’s Debt Proposal: Symbol or Substance?

by Christopher White

Canceling debts means little when Third World nations aren’t paying and can’t pay them anyway. Meanwhile, all substantive issues of monetary reorganization and Third World development will be tiptoed around when the Group of 7 convenes in Toronto.

Proposition 69 Loss Means Millions Will Die of AIDS

by Warren J. Hamerman

As LaRouche told the press, popular votes by a misinformed electorate do not determine reality; science does.

Documentation: Nation Responds to LaRouche’s Call for Total Victory.

EIR Estimate of Bank Failures Now at 236

Currency Rates

Country Club Savings and Loans Get Biggest Bailout Ever

by Joyce Fredman

City of London

by Stephen Lewis

New Period of Instability?

Business Briefs


Millennium Heralds New Era in Russian Expansionism

by Luba George and Konstantin George

With the Reagan-Gorbachov summit circus out of the way, an event of real international strategic importance is dominating the Soviet Union during the month of June; the celebration of the “Russian” Millennium, the most important event in decades inside the Russian empire, is heralding Moscow’s design to become the capital of a “Third and Final Roman Empire.”

Reagan’s Horrid Russian ‘Vision’

by Rachel Douglas

The Ukrainian Catholics: ‘Achilles Heel’ of Moscow’s Third Rome

by Oksana Polishchuk


Dirty Tricks vs. LaRouche Backfire on Sweden’s Gov’t

by Göran Haglund

The forced resignation of Justice Minister Anna-Greta Leijon to preempt a sure vote of no confidence was but an attempt at damage control of a scandal that threatens to rock the very foundations of Swedish Social Democratic rule.

‘Alternative Defense’: A Case Study in Marshal Akhromeyev’s Maskirovka

The Summit Over, Moscow Drops Façade

by Konstantin George

Neighbors Won’t Do Dirty Work in Panama

by Robyn Quijano

Colombia Faces Power Vacuum as Narco-Terrorist Siege Intensifies

by Valerie Rush

Peru: Inter-Action Council’s Ulloa Hails Soviets

by Carlos Méndez

Schiller Institute Proposes Agenda to Bilderbergers in Austria

by Mark Burdman

Is Islam the Antidote in Bangladesh?

by Ramtanu Maitra

Obituary: Kim Philby and the Inner Workings of the Anglo-Soviet ‘Trust’

by Scott Thompson

International Intelligence


CIA Documents Tie Shackley to Libyan Arms Dealer

It looks as if former CIA agent and convicted Libyan arms merchant Edwin Wilson is about to win a retrial in his 1982 convictions for shipping tons of plastique explosives to Muammar Qaddafi; and that news has a number of key Irangate players, especially Ted Shackley, Tom Clines, and Dick Secord, reportedly climbing up the walls.

Documentation: Excerpts from three CIA documents obtained under FOIA.

Post-INF Confab Maps Pull-Out from Europe

by Nicholas F. Benton

A report on the Hudson Institute Conference on the Future of the U.S. Military Commitment to Europe’s Defense.

Space Station Faces Cancelation

by Marsha Freeman

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

CFR Sets Agenda for Next President — Michael Dukakis: Establishment’s Choice.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Wall Street Gets Even with Claude Pepper.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News