Volume 15, Number 49, December 9, 1988


Book Reviews

Professional Insight into Demjanjuk Trial

by Mark Burdman

A review of Identifying Ivan: A Case Study in Legal Psychology.

Science & Technology

Space Program Threatened by Industrial Collapse

by Marsha Freeman

No nation can advance its technologies for space ventures and defense purposes on top of a rotting and bankrupt industrial base.

Defense Science Board Documents Collapse of U.S. Technology Base

by Charles B. Stevens


Andean Report

by Javier Almario

Colombia Responds to Terror.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A Case of Deep Moral Degeneracy.

Report from Rio

by Lorenzo Carrasco

The Uruguayan Connection.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

Panama Readies for Long Haul.

From New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

The Gorbachov-Gandhi “Summit.”

Africa Report

by Thierry Lalevée

Is Sudan Out of Control?


Stop Playing the Perception Game.


Paul Volcker Puts S&L Crisis at Center Stage

by Christopher White

“The U.S. shouldn’t allow its concern with budget deficits to prevent it from spending whatever it takes to rein in runaway thrift industry insolvencies,” he told the National Economic Commission.

Peru Battles for Survival against New Terrorist Assaults

by Liliana Pazos and Mark Sonnenblick

Bipartisan Challenge to ‘Untied Loans’

by Scott Thompson

Currency Rates


Money Laundering Probed in Europe.


by Marcia Merry

The New U.S.-U.S.S.R. Grain Pact.

Business Briefs


Forces Rally To Fight Bolshevism Worldwide

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reports on the circumstances, and the effects, of his call for a worldwide anti-Bolshevik resistance. “In the smallest and greatest matters of human affairs, the moral individual who meets the challenge of the responsibility which circumstances have thrust upon him, does the Creator’s Will, and becomes, in that manner and that degree, the Hand of Providence, an instrument to call into fuller play, within the consciences of men and women, those great powers of natural law, the Creator’s Manifest Will, which must be served.”


Soviets Ratify War Powers to Gorbachov in ‘Reforms’

by Konstantin George and Christopher White

The new Constitution gives the Soviet President more power, at least on paper, than Josef Stalin ever had.

Israel-Palestine Crisis: Events Outpace the Scriptwriters

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Britain’s Heseltine Warns: Soviets To Mobilize ‘Green Peace’ against the West

by Mark Burdman

Rome Meeting Proves Case for Lower Tuning

A groundbreaking conference in Italy’s capital hears several experimental proofs that Middle C must be tuned to 256 vibrations a second.

Gnostics Run Cover for Terrorist Penetration of Venezuela

by Valerie Rush

On the eve of the presidential election, a small party’s chief candidate has exposed the political protectors of Colombian terrorism in Venezuela.

International Intelligence


Will Bush Renege on ‘Peace through Strength’ Vow?

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Demands for deep cuts in American military spending, including on the Strategic Defense Initiative, are coming from nearly every quarter.

1986 Hallowe’en Party Key in Justice Dept. Case against LaRouche

The party was held back in 1986, and Federal prosecutors are now desperate to keep the lid on what went on there.

The Alexandria Trial: Some Truth Comes Out

From our reporter’s notebook on the ongoing courtroom battle.

Drug War Ravages Nation’s Capital

by Nicholas F. Benton

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Carlucci Spells Out Agenda for NATO.

National News