Volume 16, Number 18, April 28, 1989



Dr. Nabil Shaath

by Scott Thompson

The head of the political committee of the Palestine National Council discusses the peace process in the Mideast.

Science & Technology

Ozone Depletion Is Proven To Be a Scientific Fraud

by Rogelio A. Maduro

The ozone hole in Antarctica was discovered in 1956, not 1985, and its fluctuations were documented by ozone research pioneer Gordon Dobson. Rogelio A. Maduro reports on yet another “ecologist” swindle.


Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez and Hugo López Ochoa

Salinas Invites IMF Dictatorship.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

Funaro’s Great Project.

Andean Report

by Peter Rush

Pérez to Venezuela: Drop Dead!


AIDS Mafia Changes Its Tune.

AIDS Update

Soviet Hospitals Called AIDS Hotbeds

AIDS Mafia Changes Its Tune


Oil Prices: Does Kissinger Want a new Mideast War?

by Christopher White

Studies are circulating that examine the consequences of a $40 per barrel price.

Drought Damage to Grain Belt Worsens; USDA Calls Relief to Farms ‘Premature’

by Marcia Merry

One, Two, Three... Many Hong Kongs

by Michael Billington

A New Colony for the IMF: New Zealand

by Allen Douglas

OECD Studies Demand Rationing of Workers’ Old-Age Pensions

by Jutta Dinkermann

Currency Rates


by William Engdahl

GATT and the Grain Cartels.


by Robert L. Baker

Vultures Pick over the Bones.

Business Briefs


Irangate, the Secret Government, and the LaRouche Case

The perpetration and coverup of the Iran-Contra scandal bears many ominous similarities, by no coincidence, to the coverup of the Kennedy assassination—including, not least, the slaughter or imprisonment of witnesses and accomplices.

Case Study: Contras and Drugs

The Dead: Cui Prodest?


Kissinger versus LaRouche in the Second Battle for Poland

by Scott Thompson

“Mr. Rockefeller was delighted at the President’s response to the very significant steps taken by the Polish government toward a freer and more pluralistic society,” said an aide to the banker—whose retainer Henry Kissinger came up with the plan.

U.S. Plot To Commit Vote Fraud in Panama Discovered

U.S. Seen Splitting Lebanese Christians

by Philip Golub

Toward a Viable Program for Peace in the Middle East

by Scott Thompson

An interview with the PLO’s Dr. Nabil Shaath.

Three Months Later, LaRouche Jailing Seen Abroad as Albatross for Bush

Coverage from Brazil, Panama, and Lima: The Peruvian daily El Popular links the trial of the American economist to his exposure of “narco-power.”

London Noses into Indochina Conflict

by Linda de Hoyos

The Nepal-India Tiff: Is It the Shadow of the Chinese Dragon?

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Philippine Bases: NPA Ups the Ante

by Lydia Cherry

International Intelligence


North Trial Highlights the President’s ‘Gregg Problem’

by Webster G. Tarpley

The specious credibility of the Tower Commission and congressional coverup investigations has crumbled, and every press availability of the President has been transformed into a gauntlet of embarrassing Iran-Contra questions.

Donald Gregg: Liar and CIA Thug

by Joseph Brewda

LaRouche: Satanism Is Legal in Virginia

The same judge who has kept the former Presidential candidate in jail, ruled that Satanism is a constitutionally protected “religion.”

New Leads Emerging in Satanist Murders

by Harley Schlanger

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Social Security Deterioration Hit.

Congressional Closeup

by William Jones

National News


In last week's report on the trial testimony of Richard Brenneke, page 58, an editorial error crept in, with the help of our computer's "search and replace" function. Following the first question by prosecutor O'Rourke, the remaining questions were all asked by him, not by defense attorney Scott. Also, we regret the misspelling of Mr. Brenneke's name.