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Volume 12, Number 7, February 19, 1985

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Interviews

Sonia Sgambatti  

by Dolia Estévez Pettingell

The Venezuelan Vice-Minister of Justice discusses debt and the anti-drug fight.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

A Blow against the Anti-Nuclear Lobby.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

The Truth about the War on Drugs.

Northern Flank  

by Aurora Borealis

Foreign Minister Puts Foot in Mouth.

Editorial  

Four Strategic Options.

Economics

Debt Service Is What’s Wrong with the Budget  

by Criton Zoakos

If, for argument’s sake, the federal government decided in 1986 to defer interest payments for 250 business days, it would have a balanced budget.

Budget Slashed for Fusion, Space Program  

by Marsha Freeman

Farm Debt Blowout Looms, Farmers Threatened with Serfdom  

by Marcia Merry and George Elder

Currency Rates  

Worldwatch Institute Condemns United States to Water Shortages  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Science & Technology: Geometry and the New Computer Revolution  

by Charles B. Stevens

Reports on the math breakthrough and its effects on beam-weapon prospects.

Banking  

by Kathy Wolfe

The Threat to Regional Banking.

International Credit  

by David Goldman

Mass Unemployment in West Germany.

Business Briefs  

Special Report

An Appeal for Emergency Action against Euthanasia  

by Nancy Spannaus

Without an immediate and massive international movement to politically penalize, and eventually bring to trial, the brazen spokesmen for euthanasia today, we are facing the outbreak of mass murder of the elderly on a scale never seen in history before.

Euthanasia: Result of Nazi Ideology  

by Nancy Spannaus

Giving the Elderly the ‘Freedom’ To Die  

Governor Lamm’s Genocide Program  

As delivered to the Pacific School of Religion on Jan. 15.

A Legal Precedent for Nazi Euthanasia  

The New Jersey Supreme Court decision.

The Legal ‘Right’ To Commit Suicide  

The California Court of Appeals decision.

International

Moscow in Terrorist Rampage against the SDI  

Not only do the targets and “communiqué” language prove the Kremlin is behind the wave of crimes, but they don’t seem to care if we know it.

Venezuela’s Cisneros Exposes Himself, Orders Expulsion of EIR Correspondents  

by Cynthia Rush

The Spanish-language edition of Dope, Inc. has thrown a most respectable family into a fit of rage.

The Chapter the Cisneros Family Does Not Want Read in Venezuela  

Chapter 4 of Narcotráfico, S.A.

Pope Takes On IMF, Terrorists in Peru  

by Susan Welsh

Are Kissinger and Friends Pushing Pacific Basin Economic Development?  

by Linda de Hoyos

Don’t believe it.

Iran-Nicaragua Axis Plots Terror Spree  

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence  

National

Defense Budget Is ‘Minimum for National Security’  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The President and Defense Secretary show no signs of compromise given the Soviets own massive buildup.

The President’s Unclassified Report on Soviet Arms-Control Violations  

The text of the document the media wouldn’t print.

Western Hemisphere Nations Form Common Front against Drug Mafia  

by Dolia Estévez Pettingell

Despite the presence of top U.S. officials, U.S. media didn’t find it newsworthy.

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Of Turin and Bohemian Grove — Henry, the Embarrassment.

Congressional Closeup  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

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