Volume 15, Number 33, August 19, 1988



Africa Report

by Mary Lalevée

“Apocalypse” in Sudan?

Dateline Mexico

by Héctor Apolinar

Stock Market Fraud.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

No Future for Germany’s Coal Sector?

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Criminals or “Belligerents”?

Northern Flank

by Göran Haglund

Sweden Subverts Its Secret Service.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Portents for the Partyless Poll.


The Message from Panama City.

Science & Technology

Razing of Rain Forests Upsets World Climate

The transnational corporations are burning the Amazon rain forest. Results: vast amounts of pollution, dramatic changes in water-vapor levels and temperatures, and drought. Rogelio Maduro reports.

AIDS Update

Official AIDS Cases Rise 8% in a Month

Bavaria Says Kissing May Transmit Disease

Dukakis Might Keep Koop On


Interest Rate Hikes Bring Instabilities Forward

by Christopher White

The Fed’s action proves that it is not internal credit market stability and not George Bush’s Presidential ambitions that come first, but the demands of foreign creditors.

Drought Bill Won’t Save the Food Supply

by Robert Baker and Marcia Merry

All of Ibero-America’s Debt Agreements Suddenly Turn Sour

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Food Crisis Was Top Priority at Moscow Central Committee Plenum

by Luba George


by Marcia Merry

USDA Downplays Drought Damage.

Business Briefs


‘I Never Claimed Dukakis Had Been Cured’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Dukakis has demonstrated that he suffers the types of grave personality flaws which would lead to outbreaks of depressive withdrawal under stress, reports Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. A correlated issue is the pattern of vindictive savagery by Dukakis’s circles against political foes. In fact, he represents Mussolini-style fascist ideology.

Deathbed Confessions of a ‘Trust’ Agent

Is Dukakis the New Senator Eagleton?

The text of the National Democratic Policy Committee leaflet that created the furor at the Democratic Convention.

Documentation: The Facts of the Case by Kathleen Klenetsky

Stelian: The Governor’s Chappaquiddick?

An Uproar in the World’s Press

Laurie Cabot: The Dukakis Court Witch

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Political Moves To Put NDPC Out of Business


‘New Yalta’ Plot for Unholy War over Jerusalem Exposed

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Secret three-way negotiations between Washington, Moscow, and Israel to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital have been exposed by an Italian Catholic newspaper.

Documentation: The Helms amendment on Jerusalem.

Government of Panama Hosts Ibero-American Unity Talks

by Silvia Palacios and Robyn Quijano

As General Noriega told the conference in Panama City, never have so few people made the forces of imperialism so mad.

Documentation: “This dream of integration”: the text of Panamanian President Solís Palma’s speech to the meeting.

Ligachov Disputes Gorbachov’s Reforms

by Rachel Douglas

Belgium Kowtows to ‘Europe ’92’ Schemes

by Mark Burdman

Shultz Scheme a Dud in Central America

by Gretchen Small

Afghan Deal Is Destabilizing the Entire Subcontinent

by Linda de Hoyos

Mexico Approaches Constitutional Crisis

by Hugo López Ochoa

International Intelligence


‘Peace’ Deals Shaped To Lock U.S. into Pro-Soviet Posture

by Nicholas F. Benton

“Peace is breaking out all over,” the TV commentators say. But the regional accords are designed to force the U.S. into a fundamental shift in military strategic posture, which the Trust expects the next President to implement. And that shift hands the world to Moscow.

‘Burden-Sharing’ Means U.S. Deserting Europe

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Trade Bill Opens Up Ally-Bashing Furor

by William Jones

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Washington Post Uses EIR’s Material.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Medical Flap Costs Dukakis 10 Points.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News