Volume 16, Number 34, August 25, 1989



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Gorbachov Backs East Berlin Regime.

Panama Report

by Carlos Wesley

U.S. Maneuvers Simulate Invasion.

Andean Report

by Javier Almario and Carlos Méndez

On Political Defeatism.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez

Buying a Country with Drug Money.


Assad, No Different than Hitler.

Science & Technology

Are High-Voltage Power Lines a Threat?

by Janet G. West

There is no doubt that electromagnetic fields have an effect on all biological matter; but that is no excuse for the incompetent arguments and poorly designed studies the environmentalists are using to prevent long-distance transmission of electricity.

Lying with Statistics

by Marsha Freeman

Strategic Studies

Soviets Reorganize Military, Not To Prepare for ‘Peace’

by Konstantin George

Soviet war preparations have now become so blatant that only those entirely blinded by their own foolish dream of a “New Yalta” could fail to notice it. Konstantin George documents how Moscow has forged a unified command which would assure them victory in a strike into Western Europe.

Polish Government Is Under Soviet Gun

by Konstantin George

‘Afgantsi’-Moscow’s Praetorian Guard

by Luba George

These hardened elite Slavic veterans of Afghanistan are being groomed to maintain Russian supremacy over the Captive Nations within the Soviet empire.

The Soviet View of ‘Defensive’ Doctrine


Financial House of Cards Is Nothing to Sneeze At

by Christopher White

The quarterly auction of Treasury debt may have marked the turning-point on the way to the next collapse.

Currency Rates

Brazil’s ‘Day After’ Will Be a Lollapalooza

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Narco-Dollars Collapse Peru’s Economy

by Mark Sonnenblick

The U.S. refused to help President Alan Garcia when it could have made a difference. Now industrial production is down by 40%, and African conditions prevail.

Documentation: Statistics on the collapse of production, unemployment, and inflation.


by John Hoefle

Bush Thrift Bill Reeks of Fascism.


by Robert L. Baker

World Grain Stocks Down 30%.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

The Remarkable Influence of Big Oil.

Business Briefs


LaRouche Gives Testimony on Patriots’ Movement

In a major victory over those who wanted to keep politics out of the biggest political witchhunt prosecution in this century, on Aug. 11 Lyndon LaRouche took the witness stand in order to force the court record to reflect the actual policy reasons—economic and moral—why he and his associates are being persecuted. We present the official transcript of LaRouche’s direct testimony in a New York court.

FBI Man Trashed Documents

The incredible story Richard Egan told the jury on Aug. 18.


Stop the Holocaust in Lebanon!

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Issues an urgent plea for the Western powers to stop Syrian dictator Hafez Assad from doing to Lebanon, what the Nazi SS did to the Jews of the Warsaw ghetto.

Documentation: Responses from around the world to genocide in Lebanon.

Beijing Turns on Zbigniew Brzezinski

by Linda de Hoyos

IMF Readies ‘Pol Pot’ Option for Sri Lanka

by Susan Maitra

Bush Moves against Argentine Military

by Peter Rush

The U.S. ultimatum to President Carlos Menem: Either get rid of anti-Communist nationalists like Colonel Seineldín, or else!

The Strategic Dimension behind Europe’s Current ‘Religious Wars’

by Muriel Mirak

The Auschwitz controversy.

The Bronfmans: A Crime Family Turned Respectable

by Carol White

Part I of a series.

International Intelligence


Terrorist Mordechai Levy Is Finally Apprehended

For seven years, prior to a recent shootout and his arrest in New York City, this terrorist leader of the Jewish Defense Organization has been wittingly deployed by the FBI to set up bombing murders and intimidation against those whom the FBI has targeted as political enemies, such as Eastern European anti-Communists and Lyndon LaRouche. Will Levi’s controllers now be brought to justice?

Ritual Abuse Case Shakes Nebraska

by Patricia Salisbury

Top Washington circles are implicated.

Congress Moves To Withdraw from Asia

by Leo F. Scanlon

The Political Earthquake of the 12th Congress: How Henry Clay’s Patriotic Nationalists Dumped the Appeasers

by Anton Chaitkin

Explains why Clay’s “War Hawk” faction in 1812 should be a model for saving the nation today.

National News