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Volume 12, Number 28, July 19, 1985

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Departments

Science & Technology  

by Paul Gallagher

Latest SDI Report: The Tests Shultz Wants To Stop at Geneva Talks.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Who Organized the Peso Devaluation?

Report from Africa  

by Mary Lalevée

IMF Threat to Guinea’s Stability.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Guillaume Spy Scandal Reopened.

Vatican  

by Augustinus

Slavorum Apostoli.

Southeast Asia  

by Sophie Tanapura

“Proximity Talks” On the Table Again.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Talks Move Indo-Pak Relations Forward.

Editorial  

Reagan’s Mandate.

Economics

Recovery Myth Evaporates, as the Dollar Tumbles  

by Christopher White

Washington gossip notwithstanding, the world is approaching one of the most cataclysmic financial upheavals of all time, and the United States will be at the epicenter of the storm.

America’s Dying Farm Sector: The Deficit in Agricultural Inputs  

by George Elder

Based on EIR’s June 15 Quarterly Economic Report.

Club of Life Deflates Thailand’s ‘Condom King’  

by Gail G. Billington

ILO Now a Front for IMF—and Soviets  

by Rainer Apel

So how come Lane Kirkland and Irving Brown are so loyal to it?

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

“Let Them Eat Dirt.”

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

The Scientific Method To Open the Age of Reason  

by Uwe Henke v. Parpart

On June 15 and 16, at a conference in Reston, Virginia in memory of the German-American space scientist Krafft A. Ehricke, scientists, engineers, military men, and political leaders discussed scientific breakthroughs in the beam defense program and the classical scientific method that led to those breakthroughs.

Investigation

Will the U.S.A. Counter Moscow’s Undeclared War?  

On July 8, President Reagan delivered a speech defining terrorism as “acts of war.” Whether the United States will now act in the ruthless fashion appropriate to such a state of war is the greatest source of global maneuvering since the 1945 Yalta agreement.

Documentation: Excerpts of the President’s speech; a grid of terrorist incidents; and the Senate testimony of Jesse Helms.

Sikhs and Shi’ites Map Terror Offensive  

by Joseph Brewda

International

Mexico’s PAN Party Crushed at Polls, Prepares Violence  

by Timothy Rush

“Shed blood for democracy!” cried PAN speakers, but to them, elections are just a cover for a foreign-directed, fascist insurrection.

Documentation: Excerpts from CSIS and High Frontier violence scenarios; and press accounts of the PAN’s “Plan Madero.”

In Soviet Russia, a Wartime Political Leadership Is Now In the Making  

by Konstantin George

Threat to Egypt Is Growing Fast  

by Thierry Lalevée

The failure to retaliate against TWA hijackers has left America with near-zero influence in the region, and U.S. allies are the ones to suffer.

International Intelligence  

National

State Department Drives for Final Phase of ‘New Yalta’  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A string of State Department victories over U.S. national interests portends early realization of Henry Kissinger’s long desired reduction of U.S. influence to 25% of its post-war extent.

Richard Burt’s Ties to Soviet Espionage: A Background Dossier  

by Scott Thompson

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Does a Coy Smile Tell You Anything? — Supreme Court Called On Carpet.

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

House passes foreign aid bill.

National News  

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