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Volume 12, Number 27, July 9, 1985

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Interviews

Paisal Thawachainan  

The head of Thailand’s largest labor confederation tells how his country’s economy is being ruined by the World Bank’s “privatization of industry” plan.

Departments

Report from Italy  

by Umberto Pascali

The Rotten Deal behind Cossiga.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Writing about Killing the President.

Report from Paris  

by Yves Messer

“Make the SDI Irreversible.”

Editorial  

Time To Get Back to “Americanism.”

Economics

Kissinger and Castro Face Off against LaRouche  

by Robyn Quijano

Kissinger’s June 22 syndicated column, “Building a Bridge of Hope to Our Latin Neighbors,” proposes “the modern philosophical equivalent of the Marshall Plan, a Western Hemisphere Development Program”—but it’s a hoax.

Soviet Bloc Gears Up Nuclear Industry  

by Clifford Gaddy and Konstantin George

East Europe Follows Gorbachov’s Orders  

by Luba George

U.S. Housing-Stock Collapse Undermines Family Formation  

by Sylvia Brewda

Based on the June 1985 EIR Quarterly Economic Report.

Science & Technology  

by Charles B. Stevens

A Revolution in the H-Bomb X-Ray Laser.

Currency Rates  

Pestilence of Usury  

by Valerie Rush

Brazil To Impose “Conditions” on IMF?

Africa Report  

by Mary Lalevée

The Famine Keeps Worsening.

Business Briefs  

Feature

LaRouche Replies to Doomsday Forecast by Castro  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Part II of LaRouche’s “Open Letter to Fidel Castro,” written on June 12, 1985, addressing the Jesuit-trained Cuban leader’s mistakes of economic analysis, as well as his ulterior motives.

International

TWA Hostage Taking: Part of Soviet War Plan  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

While a hostage “exchange” would bring to an end the ordeal of TWA Flight 847, it will likely leave unanswered some of the most pressing questions raised by the terrorist action that began in Athens on June 14.

Terror ‘Experts’ Run Cover for KGB Plans  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Costas Tsimas and the TWA Hijacking  

by Phocion

Shi’ite Terrorism: The Bennigsen Factor  

Documentation: Never-before published intelligence documents relating to the destruction of U.S. Mideast policy.

Kissinger, de Hoz, and the Real Culprits of Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’  

by Cynthia R. Rush

International Intelligence  

National

Mobilization of Patriots Puts Burt Sellout On Hold  

by Mark Burdman

Soviet Spokesman Backed into Corner over TWA Hijacking  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Joint Chiefs: Use Military vs. Drugs  

by Marilyn Kay

Stop the OSI’s Assault against German-American Scientists!  

by Maj.-Gen. (Ret.) J. Bruce Medaris

The Packard Commission: National Labs Sold to Highest Bidder  

by Paul Gallagher

FBI Coverup of Iranian Terrorism and Gun-Running Continues  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News  

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