Volume 15, Number 42, October 21, 1988



Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Will Canal Treaties Be Rescinded?

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

A Constitution Violated.

Report from Rome

by Marco Fanini

Italian Industry To “Conquer” Russia.


Police State Justice.

Strategic Studies

Soviets Target Chile Next in Andean Offensive

by Gretchen Small

The U.S. Senate voted to provide $1 million to build up the opposition forces, and Washington’s intervention has swung the election and its aftermath in Moscow’s favor.

Strategic Map: The Buildup for a ‘Tet Offensive’

The Communist Battle Plan for Colombia

by Valerie Rush

Peru Goes Down the Shining Path to Barbarism

by Mark Sonnenblick


Hot Air at Hot Springs Round Table Gathering

by Christopher White

One faction argued for deeper and deeper U.S. budget cuts, while another is not so worried about the deficit—but both were incompetent, and without a program for real recovery.

Earth Faces Climate Cataclysm: WWF

by Rogelio A. Maduro

The conference assumed the “greenhouse effect” would prevail, not humanity.

The Rape of New Zealand

by Allen Douglas

The economy of this highly productive nation is being destroyed, by financial elites and the Labour government. The first in a series.

Currency Rates


by Joyce Fredman

MCorp Seeks Federal Bailout.

Corporate Strategy

by William Engdahl

Beyond Post-Industrial Delusions.


by Robert Baker

Why Is the USDA So Upset?

Business Briefs


Big Payback from Mars Colony

If the United States were to adopt LaRouche’s policy on Mars colonization, the payback would be enormous, and come long before the colony on Mars is established—as increased income from the use of space technologies right here.

Documentation: Excerpts from speeches by President Reagan, Vice President Bush, and a LaRouche television broadcast.


LaRouche Offers New Policy for Reunification in Berlin

A method of reuniting Germany as a part of a “Europe from the Atlantic to the Urals,” as President de Gaulle proposed—not, as Mr. Gorbachov desires, a “Europe from the Urals to the Atlantic.”

Yugoslavia on the Verge of a Serbian Coup and Civil War

by Konstantin George

The Balkans may soon once again be the “powderkeg of Europe.”

Riots End in Algeria, But Crisis Continues

by Omar Ali al Montasser

When You See a Starving African, Think of the Club of Rome

by Mark Burdman

A review of the group’s “accomplishments” on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

Who Is Trying To Provoke a Civil War in Mexico?

by Hugo López Ochoa

Music Mafioso Walks into a Trap

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Why U.S. college music departments might be viewed as guilty of consumer fraud against their paying students.

Sweden’s Supreme Commander Demands Break with Palme Policy

by Michael Ericson

After sham elections, a national debate on military policy is on the agenda.

International Intelligence


The LaRouche Indictment Is a Dukakis Dirty Trick

It’s an attempt at a replay of the failed 1986 Boston indictments in another jurisdiction, and, as attorneys charge, “a brazen and calculated attempt at cutting off the political debate and fundraising activities” of the LaRouche movement.

Dukakis Backers Want Austerity, Overthrow of U.S. Constitution

by Kathleen Klenetsky

BCCI Drug-Laundering Bank Bust Snares Top Democrats

by Jeffrey Steinberg

For the first time ever, a major international financial institution and some of its senior officials have been criminally indicted for their part in a global dirty money-washing scheme.

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Poll Says Bush Has Lock on Electoral College.

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Child Care Becomes an Election Issue.

National News