Volume 15, Number 32, August 12, 1988



Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

by Liliana Celani

The man who initiated the current international controversy over musical tuning, explains why tuning is a question of science, not personal preference.

Gen. Fernando Landazábal

by Nora Hamerman

The former Colombian defense minister warns of the dangers of a “guerrilla coup.”


Poland: The Only Ally To Lose World War II

by David Kilber

Richard Lukas’s Forgotten Holocaust: The Poles under the German Occupation, and Poland—1939-1947 by John Coutouvidis and Jaime Reynolds.

Why U.S. Military Intelligence Falters

by Leo Scanlon

Col. Bruce Bidwell’s History of the Military Intelligence Division, Department of the Army General Staff: 1775-1941.


Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Sweden’s Secret Gov’t Under Attack.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Citibank Pushes Dr. Schacht’s Program.

Andean Report

by Gretchen Small

Peru Hits Terrorism’s Advocates.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

Cárdenas Holds the Political Cards.


Break Up the Superpower Condominium.

Science & Technology

How U.S. Nuclear Capacity Was Sabotaged

by Marsha Freeman

This second part of a series details the sabotage of nuclear power and the financial attack on utilities, which has placed whole sections of the nation’s electricity grid in jeopardy.


Soviets Demand the West Surrender ‘Excess Wealth’

by Marcia Merry

A top Soviet official makes no bones about what Moscow wants: imperial tribute, and a solution to the Russian food crisis.

Soviets Ready AIDS Policy Shift

by Luba George

“Don’t you think that the employment of a panic would not be such a bad idea?” asks one Russian writer demanding emergency measures.

Currency Rates

U.S.-Canada Trade Act: The British Are Coming

by Joseph Brewda

India’s Struggling Banking System Controls Credit, Indian-Style

by Ramtanu Maitra

Shock Program Could Finish Off Argentina

by Cynthia R. Rush

City of London

by Stephen Lewis

Global Interest Rate War Likely.


by Patricia Salisbury

Higher Food Prices on the Way.

Business Briefs


Revive Verdi’s Tuning To Bring Back Great Music

The Italian Parliament is preparing to debate a bill fixing the correct tuning for musical performance at A=432 Hz. Throughout the world’s press, the controversy is being dubbed the “war of the tuning forks.” Here is the text of the bill.

On Scientific Tuning and the Beauty of Musical Composition

by Liliana Celani

Excerpts from an interview with Lyndon LaRouche in the Italian magazine, Il Machiavellico.

Some of the Signers

Top opera and Lieder singers, orchestra directors, opera chorus masters, and world-renowned singing teachers have endorsed the campaign.

Fight for Classical Tuning Takes World Press by Storm


Thatcher Endorses de Gaulle against ‘Europe 1992’

by Mark Burdman

Of the European Commission’s fascist scheme to destroy the sovereign nation-state in Europe, the British prime minister said it’s “quite absurd airy-fairy. I hope it never comes in my lifetime, and I hope, never at all.”

Burma’s Turmoil Has Economic Roots

by Sophie Tanapura

Mussolini Aide: ‘I Follow the Russians’

by Umberto Pascali

The deathbed confessions of Dino Grandi reveal him as an agent of the Anglo-Soviet “Trust.”

Palestinians Face Peril and Opportunity

by Scott Thompson

Colombian Church Denounces ‘Triangle’ of Drugs, Subversion, Injustice

International Intelligence


Will Dukakis Get the Eagleton Treatment?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The flap over the candidate’s secret psychiatric records has put his campaign into a nosedive from which it may never recover.

The Project on Military Procurement Targets Pentagon’s ‘Black’ Programs

The handful of self-described “cheap hawks” who man the Project’s offices bear much of the responsibility for the “Pentagate” threat to U.S. national security.

LaRouche To Campaign in Washington State

by Mel Klenetsky

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Reagan Shoots From Hip To Wing Dukakis — LaRouche’s Role in White House Questioned.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News