Volume 16, Number 1, January 1, 1989


1988 in Review

A Chronology of Events

Soviet-Backed Terrorism in 1988

A strategic map of the military side of irregular warfare.

World Elections 1988

Patriots and World Citizens, 1988


Crop Disasters Bring World Food Shortages

by Robert Baker

It was a year in which the lying of officials about “surpluses” and “overproduction” became obvious, with starvation now a prospect in even the industrial nations.

Can the New Skipper Change the Titanic’s Course?

by Christopher White

Or will George Bush follow company policy right into the iceberg?

Documentation: U.S. bank failures in 1988.

East Bloc Economic Woes Bear Out EIR’s 1985 Predictions

by Konstantin George and Luba George

1988: The Year the Trust Revived

by Scott Thompson

Debt Payments Savage Ibero-America

by Peter Rush

How the failure to form a debtors cartel doomed Ibero-America to another year of worsening social and economic crisis.

Back to the Stone Age: The Soviets’ Ecology Movement Enters a New Phase in 1988

by Carol White

Europe 1992 at a Crossroads

by Muriel Mirak

Much more opposition to their fascist scheme has arisen than the Brussels mafia expected.


Lyndon LaRouche’s Battle for Western Civilization

The American Presidential candidate put forward a tireless series of ground-breaking initiatives in strategic analysis, science, art, and economic policy.

The Project on Quantization of Space

by Dupin

The Food for Peace Battle-Cry: Farmers and Eaters, Unite!

by Suzanne Rose

The Year of LaRouche’s C=256 Tuning Victory

by Liliana Celani

Documentation: The petition to lower the tuning fork, and some prominent signers.

KGB-Linked Officials Railroad LaRouche Conviction, the Second Time

by Nancy Spannaus

It was a major inflection point in the disintegration of constitutional law in the United States.

LaRouche: ‘Jury Voted in Support of Hate Propaganda’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


The Debacle of New Yalta after the INF Treaty

by Webster G. Tarpley

It was the biggest banner year for “peace breaking out all over” since 1938.

Moscow’s New ‘Defensive’ Doctrine Hides Post-Nuclear Offensive Posture

by Konstantin George

Soviet Domination of Germany Threatened

by Rainer Apel

The Soviets waited until the heat of the U.S. Presidential campaign, and then acted to topple the Kohl government.

The Targeting of New Yalta’s Opponents

by Linda de Hoyos

The Year of ‘Regional Settlements’

by Linda de Hoyos

Southern Africa Faces Superpowers’ ‘Peace’

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Mideast: Peace on the Horizon?

By the Editorial Board of Middle East Insider.

LaRouche on Dialogue with PLO

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Noriega Stood Up to Overthrow Plot

by Carlos Wesley

Soviet Irregular Warfare in Ibero-America Makes Headway

by Valerie Rush

The narco-terrorist insurgency came dangerously close to a takeover of the strategic Andean Spine.

Satanists Escalate War against Western Civilization

by Mark Burdman

Behind the Mystery Air Crashes: Soviet Electromagnetic Sabotage?

by Rainer Apel and Mark Burdman

AIDS Policy—Even Worse than It Looked

by John Grauerholz, M.D.

World Resistance to Euthanasia Grows

by Jutta Dinkermann

Documentation: Text and international signers of the declaration, “Euthanasia Never Again!”

World Elections 1988

Juggling Act Confronts South Korea’s President

by Lydia Cherry

Bhutto Hopes To Unify Pakistan

by Lydia Cherry

Mexico: The Elections of Classical Tragedy

by Hugo López Ochoa

France in Retreat after 1988 Elections

by Christine Schier


Dukakis Defeat: Biggest Story in U.S. Election

by Kathleen Klenetsky

George Bush promised an “American Century,” but unless there is a new economic and strategic direction, he will steer the country into an American collapse.

16 More ‘LaRouche Democrats’ Score Primary Victories across the Nation

by Marla Minnicino

The War on Drugs: Victory from Defeat?

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Brazen KGB Role in U.S. Politics

by Joseph Brewda

Soviet interference in America’s internal affairs stepped up markedly during the course of the year.