Volume 15, Number 37, September 16, 1988



Shmuel Elhanan

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The head of Israel’s Plant Protection and Inspection Department talks about how the locust threat can be handled.

Porfirio Muñoz Ledo

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

The Mexican senator and Cárdenas campaign manager discusses the upsurge of nationalism that U.S. and Mexican rulers are now trying to crush.

General Teng Chieh

by Webster G. Tarpley

The chief adviser to Chiang Kai-shek and senior Taiwan statesmen talks about the threat to his nation from the mainland.

Admiral Daniel Murphy

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Scott Thompson

The former head of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction Service calls for an all-out war on drugs.

AIDS Update

AIDS in Africa: The WHO, World Bank Want ‘Cost-Effective’ Genocide

by Jutta Dinkermann

Inspection of Migrant Labor Camps Cut Back

AIDS Found Rampant among Runaway Teens


Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Anti-Usury Law Approved in Brazil.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Settling the Gorkha Issue.

Northern Flank

by Lotta-Stina Thronell

Swedish Elections Unpredictable.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Left-Wing Corporatism on the March.

Dateline Mexico

by Hugo López Ochoa

The Case of the 25,000 Voting Booths.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario

World Bank Causes “Natural Disasters.”


When Hunger Reigns.

Science & Technology

X-Ray Laser: The Full Report of the GAO

by Charles B. Stevens

Part 3 of the report on recently declassified materials that reveal that EIR publicly, and Edward Teller et al. in secret reports, were right about the potential of this anti-missile technology.

The GAO’s Report Vindicates Teller on the X-Ray Laser

The full text.

Call for Investigation: Was There Sabotage at Ramstein?


Federal Home Loan Bank Board Goes Off the Wall

by Joyce Fredman

Papering over the problems in the savings industry until the November election is a very high-risk business. And it is becoming more expensive every day.

‘Food for Peace’ Comes into Being, Pledges Fight To End World Hunger

by Marcia Merry

Four hundred people met in Chicago on the Labor Day weekend, and formed an international action group that shows every sign of becoming a mass movement.

Peru Plunges into Drug-Dollar ‘Shock’

by Mark Sonnenblick

AIDS in Africa: The WHO, World Bank Want ‘Cost-Effective’ Genocide

by Jutta Dinkermann

The latest report proposes to help finance ministers decide to let people die.

Mexico’s Nationalist Opposition Blasts De La Madrid’s Economic Lies

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

And 137 of them staged a walkout on his State of the Union address.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Is Farm Parity Pricing “Outmoded”?

International Credit

by William Engdahl

Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt.

Business Briefs


LaRouches in Asia: Combat Instability by Development

by Sophie Tanapura and Linda de Hoyos

American political leader Lyndon LaRouche and his wife Helga Zepp-LaRouche visited Thailand, Japan, and the Republic of China (Taiwan), and told senior officials and policymakers that the task at hand is to build an alternative international network of patriotic leaders if the dire crises favoring humanity are to be solved.

Documentation: From LaRouche’s speech at a dinner reception in Bangkok.

Across the Formosa Straits, Thirty Years after Quemoy-Matsu

by Webster G. Tarpley

Chiang Kai-shek’s Adviser: A Conversation with General Teng

by Webster G. Tarpley


Yugoslav Crisis May Be Heading toward Civil War

by Konstantin George

Economic chaos, ethnic clashes, and a Serbian power play have made the Balkans once again “the powder keg of Europe.”

Unrest in Russian Empire Multiplies: Poland and Armenia

by Konstantin George

Soviet Base in Syria Signals New Offensive in the Mediterranean

by Selim al Khodr

Is Sikh Terror Being Reactivated?

by Joseph Brewda

Wali Khan Is Up to No Good, Again

by Ramtanu Maitra

Another U.K. Defense Scientist Found Dead

by Mark Burdman

Fight To Save Philharmonia Hungarica Orchestra Stirs a Deep Response

by Hartmut Cramer

International Intelligence


The Defense Crisis: Where Is George Going?

by William Jones

By asking Henry Kissinger to co-chair a “national security task force,” Bush may have told us more than all his speeches put together.

Friends in High Places

Part 2 of a series on the secret government of Michael Dukakis in Massachusetts, by an EIR investigative team.

Irangate Fizzling as Election Issue

by Herbert Quinde

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Dukakis Revs Up Dirty Tricks Apparatus.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

U.S. Helping Soviets Cool Out Poland.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News