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Volume 12, Number 34, August 30, 1985

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Interviews

Senator John Melcher  

The Democratic senator from Montana, an outspoken critic of current U.S. policy toward the government of Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos, accuses the State Department and the IMF of “meddling” in the Philippines.

Book Reviews

R. Moss’s Alliance with the Red Army  

by Laurent Murawiec

A review of Moscow Rules, the latest novel by British spook Robert Moss.

Departments

Science & Technology  

by Charles B. Stevens

Soviets Flaunt Beam-Weapon Lead.

Northern Flank  

by Aurora Borealis

“See Moscow and Die.”

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

A Movement Above Parties.

Report from Paris  

by Georges Bosquet

Who Wants France out of the Pacific?

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

An “Open Door” for Eastern Spies.

Report from Italy  

by Liliana Gorini

Andreotti’s “Brutta Figura” in Erice.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

A Birthday Present for the Nation.

Editorial  

Another Rotten Anglo-Soviet Deal

Economics

Peruvian Government Takes On International Cocaine Mafia  

by Luis Vásquez and Sara Madueño

The “citizens above suspicion” are getting nervous, as President Garcia’s anti-drug war strikes higher and higher.

‘Operation Condor’ Hits Dope Pushers  

by Sara Madueño

Dateline Mexico: Big Offensive Begun against Drug Trade  

by Josefina Menéndez

The IMF and Libya’s Qaddafi Combine To Destroy North Africa  

by Thierry Lalevée

New Technologies To Develop Superior Grains Can Fight African Malnutrition  

by Carol Cleary

Crisis Won’t Affect Brazil’s Aerospace  

by Geraldo Luis Zaraiva Lino

Currency Rates  

Banking  

by Stephen Pepper

Maryland Crisis Shakes Wall Street.

Business Briefs  

Feature

A ‘NASA Project’ for Colombia: Build the Atrato-Truandó Canal!  

The Colombian government has mandated the construction of an Atlantic-to-Pacific canal, the first sea-level canal ever. Now, at a conference in Bogota, a citizens’ action committee has been formed to organize the implementation of the mammoth project.

Lessons of Thailand’s Kra Canal Project  

by Ramtanu Maitra

How the Sea-Level Canal Can Be Built  

by Maj. (ret.) Rafael Convers

Why Only Great Projects Can Create Productive Employment  

by Jorge Carrillo Rojas

Financing: ‘I Vote for National Sovereignty’  

by Guillermo Silva

Conference Report

Moon-Led ‘Kremlinologists’ Endorse Soviet Military Rule  

by Luba George and Mary McCourt

Reverend Moon’s Professors’ World Peace Academy spent millions to bring “the experts” to Geneva to “prove” that world peace and pluralism would be served if “Russian nationalism,” triumphed over “a-national communism.”

Documentation: Excerpts from the conference presentations.

International

The Pitfalls of the Current Explosion of ‘Spook Wars’  

by Criton Zoakos

Soviet spies are defecting in droves, Soviet diplomats are seemingly disappearing from the face of the earth. What does this have to do with the intelligence shakeups in Paris and Bonn? Or with the circulation of the EIR’s “Global Showdown” report?

State to Marcos: Devalue or Else  

by Linda de Hoyos

Soviet Involvement in Sri Lanka  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Papandreou Moves for Strategic Crisis on NATO’s Vital Southern Flank  

by Phocion

International Intelligence  

National

Administration Reasserts Commitment to U.S. Defense  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Some members of the Reagan administration have begun to publicly reassert their commitment to the Strategic Defense Initiative, rejecting demands by Moscow that America’s national security be sacrificed on the altar of "arms control

Documentation: Excerpts from the White House announcement that the United States will proceed with ASAT testing.

FBI on Hot Seat over Terror Bombing: KGB and Mossad Linked to Attempted Murder of Tscherim Soobzokov  

by Joseph Brewda

Peru’s Actions Call Question on Drugs  

by Susan Kokinda

What’s on the agenda in the U.S. Congress?

Those Who Destroyed New York City Now Vying To Become Its Mayor  

by Melvin Klenetsky

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Under Attack in Geneva and Milan — Attack on the Money-Changers.

National News  

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