Volume 16, Number 36, September 8, 1989



Monsignor Elias El-Hayek

by Dana S. Scanlon

The Chor-Bishop of the Maronite Diocese in Montreal, Canada speaks out about the genocide perpetrated by Syria against the people of Lebanon.

Stephen O. Dean

by Marsha Freeman

The former Department of Energy official in charge of magnetic confinement fusion research charges that a current DOE official is trying to sabotage all fusion research.


Strategic Map

Fifty years after World War II: A World in Crisis.

Dateline Mexico

by Carlos Valdez

Cananea Dispute Splits Government.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharsin

Beware of Metternissinger!


A Real War on Drugs.

Science & Technology

Fusion Energy Program Under the Gun, Again

by Marsha Freeman

Fusion expert Stephen O. Dean has caught Dr. Robert Hunter, a Department of Energy functionary, in a red-handed attempt to cynically play one program off against another.

Documentation: In congressional testimony, Dr. Hunter claims the potential for fusion power has been “overstated.” Also, Secretary of Energy James Watkins endorses Hunter’s “go slow” line.


Time Is Short for West To Help Poland’s Economy

by Susan Welsh

Poland’s new leaders are urgently requesting Western investments to help them avert economic catastrophe. Why are Western leaders so strangely silent?

How Ibero-America Should Respond to the Coming Financial Crash

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Recommends a return to the “American System” policies of Alexander Hamilton, Mathew and Henry Carey, and Abraham Lincoln.

Currency Rates

The Bronfmans, Part II: The ‘Ozone Depletion’ Hoax

by Rogelio A. Maduro

Edgar Bronfman’s Du Pont empire is slated to rake in millions with the worldwide ban on chlorofluorocarbons.


by Marcia Merry

The “Bovine Growth Hormone” Hoax.

Business Briefs


$20 Trillion Debt Fuels October Crash Potentials

A team of EIR economics researchers pieces together the full indebtedness picture of the U.S. economy, and finds that current U.S. productive activity is less than half of what it now takes to service combined public and private debt. The only question is, which superheated market will blow first?


Moscow Role in Palme Hit May Rock New Yalta Deal

by Göran Haglund

Since the February 1986 murder of Olof Palme, Swedish authorities have had hard evidence of the Soviet role. But instead they allowed the Soviets and others to blame Lyndon LaRouche.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche Addresses Brazil Lawmakers on Her Husband’s Case

Gorbachov Drops ‘Peace-Loving’ Mask as Baltic Crisis Explodes

by Konstantin George and Luba George

Ogarkov on How To Fight the ‘Next War’

by Konstantin George

Colombian War on Drugs: Communists, U.S. Liberal Press Take Mafia’s Side

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: President Virgilio Barco: “Colombia Is at War” (televised address delivered Aug. 25) — Gaviria Trujillo: No Dialogue with Drug Traffickers.

Cui bono? The Case of López Michelsen

by Valerie Rush

Mrs. Bhutto Under Pressure: Is the End-Game in Progress?

by Ramtanu Maitra

Syria Delayed in Lebanon Aggression

by Thierry Lalevée

Panama Swears In a New President

by Carlos Wesley

Japan’s New Premier: An Easy U.S. Partner?

by Lydia Cherry

Beijing Anxiously Awaits Kissinger Trip

by Linda de Hoyos and Mark Burdman

International Intelligence


Bush Ready To Justify Russian Crackdown for Economic Pact

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The U.S. President’s illusion that Gorbachov is a “reformer” apparently knows no bounds, and in the context of the upcoming foreign minister talks in Wyoming, he is prepared to go to ridiculous lengths to infuse cash and credit into the U.S.S.R. economy.

Jury Delivers Split Verdict in New York ‘LaRouche’ Trial

LaRouche Main Appeal To Be Heard Oct. 6

As international concern over the life-threatening conditions of his imprisonment, grows.

FBI Admits Investigation of LaRouche Was under Executive Order 12333

by Edward Spannaus

FOIA documents reveal that the FBI lied its head off in court, saying it wasn’t true.

LaRouche Warned of Executive Order 12333

Illinois Prosecutor Persists in Rampage

by Patricia Salisbury

Eye on Washington

by Nicholas F. Benton

Medicare Opts for Death.

National News