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Volume 16, Number 30, July 28, 1989

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Gen. T’eng Chieh  

The elder statesman of the Kuomintang party in the Republic of China probes the psychological weaknesses of the Deng Xiaoping clique in Beijing. Part II.

Book Reviews

The Chinese Communists’ ‘Tyrant Worse than Satan’  

by Mark Burdman

Roger Faligot and Rémi Kauffer’s book The Chinese Secret Service examines the pervasive role of the late Kang Sheng in shaping the 20th century’s prototypical Orwellian totalitarian state.

Chairman Mao Was a Dirty Old Man  

by Webster G. Tarpley


Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Return of the China Card’s Pol Pot.

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

OAS Rules Out Foreign Interference.

Andean Report  

by Liliana Pazos

Chronic Hunger Plagues Peru.


by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Cotton Club Case.


Let Us Honor Marie-Madeleine Fourcade.

Science & Technology

Global 2000 Revisited: The Environmentalists’ Errors  

by Dr. Hugh W. Ellsaesser

Meteorologist Dr. Hugh W. Ellsaesser finds that the underpinnings of the ideology of “man the polluter” contained in the 1980 Global 2000 report to the President just don’t hold up under scientific scrutiny. As his point of reference, he uses the much-touted 1952 “killer smog” in London, England, which in fact didn’t kill anybody.


Put the ‘Butchers of Beijing’ Out of Business  

by Linda de Hoyos

The calls for economic sanctions against the P.R.C. government, issued by escaped leaders of the Chinese movement for democracy, are being picked up around the world.

U.S. Arms Sustain Beijing Regime  

by Joseph Brewda

China’s Economic Weakness Strengthens U.S. Hand  

by Sheng-yu Huang

World Debt Crisis: Brazil Tries To Break the Siege  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

Documentation: Excerpts of Sarney’s letter to French President François Mitterrand; and statements from Brazil’s UN ambassador and from Brazilian nationalist circles.

Currency rates  

World Grain Production Can No Longer Feed the Human Race  

by Rosa Tennenbaum

A survey by Food for Peace activist Rosa Tennenbaum.

Mine Workers’ Strike Was for Survival  

by Stephen Parsons

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

Who’s Wrecking the Uranium Industry?


by Marcia Merry

Behind the Great Soybean Battle.

Business Briefs  


Moscow’s Racist Revival: A Strategy for World Empire  

by Luba George

The new “Black Hundreds” of the Pamyat Society and other Russian chauvinist groups are on the march—with backing from the highest echelons of the Communist Party. Occurring amidst a systemic crisis of the Soviet economic and political system, this racist revival heralds a Soviet turn toward foreign aggression and war.

Soviet Press Plays Up Czarist Secret Service  

Moscow’s Ugly Future, with or without Gorbachov  


Is the Soviet Union Headed for a Fascist Crackdown?  

by Konstantin George

With nothing to lose, and everything to gain, workers across the Soviet Union are going out on strike. Gorbachov is trying to crisis-manage, but his inevitable failure will be followed by decisive and brutal actions.

Documentation: Former KGB head Viktor Chebrikov lays out what’s in store for rebellious workers and nationalities.

Coup Plot Aims at Argentine President  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Mexico’s Security Chief Zorrilla Pérez Ran Protection for Drug Czars  

by Héctor Apolinar

How We Can Overthrow the Mainland China Dictatorship  

Part 2 of interview of General T’eng Chieh.

Chinese Soldiers Were Sacrificed by Deng  

by Sheng-yu Huang

A report by Chinese student Sheng-yu Huang on how Deng Xiaoping carefully orchestrated the Tiananmen Square massacre.

U.S. Troops To Stay in Korea—for Now  

by Lydia Cherry

Bush Wants Another Deal with Iran  

by Omar Ali al Montasser

International Intelligence  


Will the United States Be First in Space Again?  

by Carol White

The President’s commemorative speech on the anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing was a step in the right direction. But what is needed is a crash program—more precisely, a “crash economic space program.”

LaRouche on U.S. Space Policy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Wartime Space: ‘We Have Yielded Control’  

by Gen. John L. Piotrowski, USAF

U.S. Air Force Gen. John L. Piotrowski describes how the Soviet Union could wipe the sky clean of Western satellites in the initial phases of hostilities.

Irangate Scandal Is Far from Over  

by Herbert Quinde

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

A Nation of Snitches.

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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