Volume 15, Number 44, November 4, 1988



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Kohl and Gorbachov “Break the Ice.”

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

New Haven for Drug Traffickers?

Dateline Mexico

by Héctor Apolinar

Oil Workers Denounce Beteta.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

Moscow Dazzles Brazil.

Andean Report

by Carlos Méndez

Socialist No Longer a Shoo-In.


Sign or Signal.

Science & Technology

Status of the X-Ray Laser: The Exclusive Real Story

by Charles B. Stevens

Pieces together the evidence from the redacted reports and correspondence of the top scientists on the most promising of SDI technologies. The first of two parts.

The Mystery of the Soviet Shuttle

by Marsha Freeman


World Financial System Back on the Brink

by Christopher White

The prospect of devaluing all U.S. debt outstanding, by some ratio of the magnitude of debt taken on to finance the buy-outs, proved to be too much for the international money-managers.

Locusts: An Unchecked Plague Stalks the Continent of Africa

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Currency Rates

Drug Legalizers Hold ‘Schmoke In’

by Scott Thompson

The reincarnation of the Yippie movement as libertarian bankers, at the Washington conference of the Drug Policy Foundation.

Mexico Bailout: Quid pro Quo for Commitment to Common Market?

by Peter Rush

City of London

by Stephen Lewis

Banks Set Post-Election Attack on U.S.


by Sue Atkinson

Farm Credit System Cuts Crop Loans.

Business Briefs


The Myth of Marxian Communism

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The wife of a famous rabbi of Prague, recalls Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., once turned loose a Golem her husband had created. She was unable to control it: havoc. Such a Golem is Bolshevik Russia.


Narco-Communists Face Major Defeat in Colombia

by Valerie Rush

Uncharacteristically harsh measures by the Barco government have temporarily defused a “Tet Offensive” by the drug-linked Communists and their terrorists in the countryside.

Israel’s Fate: ‘Mene mene tekel upharsin

by Scott Thompson

Queen May Oppose Thatcher on 1992

by Mark Burdman

Rowland’s Observer Defends Soviet Agents

by Mark Burdman

The Trilateral Commission Declares War on East Asia

by Mary McCourt Burdman

It is demanding that the Newly Industrialized Countries of Asia join the OECD, i.e., prostrate themselves at the feet of usury.

Megabucks Media Campaign Comes to the Defense of Mexico’s PRI

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

LaRouche: Investigate Registered Agent of Mexico

Phony Peace Reigns in Southern Africa

by Jeffrey Steinberg

International Intelligence


James Baker III: The Man Who’ll Keep Bush in Line

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Dukakis is the preferred front man for the Establishment’s dangerous and foolish policy thrust, but James Baker III, almost certain to be named Secretary of State, is being counted on to steer a Bush Administration down the same disastrous course.

Mark Richard and the Moles in the Justice Department

by Joseph Brewda

Part 2 of EIR’s exposé.

The Dukakis Universal Health Care Plan: Misery for All

by Linda Everett

Air Force Intelligence Experts Aren’t Buying Gorbachov’s Glasnost

by William Jones

A conference report.

Gates Catalyzes Intelligence Fight

KGB behind Attacks on Bush Supporters?

by Ralph de Toledano

Elephants & Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

State Lawmakers Rebel against Duke “miracle” — Dukakis Vows War on “Overpopulation.”

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Pitfalls of the “Conservative” Ideology.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News