Volume 15, Number 45, November 11, 1988



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Moscow Bets against Kohl.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

IMF Sabotages the Nuclear Program.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Back on the Front-Burner.

Andean Report

by Ricardo Martín

Cocaine Congressman Caught in Peru.


Go Nuclear Now.

AIDS Update

German Expert Calls for Mass AIDS Testing

Heterosexual AIDS on the Increase

Deukmejian Endorses Anti-AIDS Prop. 102

Science & Technology

The SDI: Is It Going Anywhere?

by Carol White

Reports on the latest budget-cutting “restructuring” of the Strategic Defense Initiative, emphasizing a system that will be obsolete before it is deployed.

The Probable Design Parameters of the Nuclear-Powered X-Ray Laser

by Charles B. Stevens

Part II of the analysis of recently released letters and reports on this powerful SDI technology.

Strategic Studies

Beijing Regime Faces Breakdown Crisis

by Webster G. Tarpley

Deng’s skillful playing of the summit-hungry Kremlin is all the more remarkable in the light of the salient fact that Deng’s finesse tends to obscure: The Beijing regime is even more desperate, even more crisis-ridden than the Soviet Empire itself.

Documentation: A commentary by Taiwan’s China News.


Now, the Post-Election Agendas Surface

by Christopher White

The savings league’s proposal for “reregulation” of the entire banking system shows that, at last, someone is beginning to wake up to the approach of the most cataclysmic financial catastrophe in human history, and to recognize that the current financial system is not to be supported, but reorganized.

Food for Peace Activists Hold Conferences around the U.S.A.

by Suzanne Rose

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

Feeding 15 Million Hungry Children.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Soviets Face New Oil Crisis.

Business Briefs


For a Europe of the Free Fatherlands

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Introduction to the new Special Report issued by EIR in Wiesbaden, West Germany, “Europe 1992: Blueprint for Dictatorship.”

The Corporatist Plan for Europe’s Labor Force

Europe 1992: No Farmers, No Food


The Israeli Elections: When Will War Break Out?

by Thierry Lalevée

Israel’s descent into the maelstrom of the same fundamentalist irrationalism infecting the Arab world is to be attributed to the vacuum in American foreign policy, and cynical “New Yalta” manipulations of the superpowers.

Will Gorbachov’s ‘National’ Experiment in the Baltic Succeed?

by Luba George

Moscow Moves To Crush Solidarity

by Konstantin George

A probable November strike wave will be met by savage repression, thrusting Poland into a new crisis.

Soviets Rip Up Afghanistan Accord

by Lydia Cherry

The Countdown to Pakistan’s Elections

by Ramtanu Maitra

The Soviets Play Their ‘Green Card’ To Destabilize the West

by Mark Burdman

Thatcher Backs Nuclear Power, Upsets ‘Greens’

European Patriots To Fight ‘1992’ Schemes

Colombia Wins First Round vs. Communists

by Robyn Quijano

Documentation: The letter of resignation of trade union leader Jorge Carrillo.

In Memoriam: Manuel Carulias, Trade Union Leader

International Intelligence


Elite Spokesmen Warn against Trusting Soviets

by Nicholas F. Benton

Although to date, concrete policy proposals have been left to Lyndon LaRouche, a spate of warnings by individuals ranging from Henry Kissinger to the West German Defense Minister has echoed LaRouche’s estimate of the Soviet threat.

See-No-Evil Bankers Finally Come under Attack—But Will It Stick?

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The ‘Overt Acts’ of Lyndon LaRouche

by Ralph de Toledano

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Will Nuclear Energy Survive in U.S.?

National News