Volume 16, Number 30, July 28, 1989



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