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Volume 13, Number 16, April 18, 1986

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Interviews

Dr. Charles Fenstermacher  

by Charles B. Stevens

The director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Trailmaster program discusses the new system to drive inertial fusion, x-ray lasers, materials testing and development, and nuclear-weapon simulation tests.

Dr. Karsten Vilmar  

The President of the West German Medical Association explains why he rejects the current trend toward “mercy-killing,” as a revival of the Nazis’ euthanasia policy.

Departments

Strategic Map  

Global Activation of Narco-Terrorism.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

An Anti-NATO Chancellor for Bonn?

Northern Flank  

by Aurora Borealis

The Premier’s First Visit to Moscow.

Middle East Report  

by Thierry Lalevée

Syria: From Food Shortages to War?

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Giant Pipeline Project Gets Go-Ahead.

Editorial  

The Matter with Donald Regan.

Economics

The Patches Are Coming Loose in the Banking System  

by David Goldman

Finance ministers and central bank governors attending the April 8 meetings at the International Monetary Fund in Washington were greeted with a 4% drop in the value of the dollar on the foreign markets.

Currency Rates  

Shultz: Give Hi-Tech to Soviet Union  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Thatcher’s ‘Privatization’ Disaster Spreads around the World  

by William Engdahl

Peres in War with Sharon over Middle East Development Plan  

by Mark Burdman

LaRouche’s Development Perspective for Israel and the Middle East  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from a December 1983 policy memorandum.

Argentina: Poverty, Health, and Pragmatism in the Economy  

by Dr. Huge E. Arce

The Soviets Enter the Oil Price War  

by Christopher White

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

The Myth of the Seventh Power.

Banking  

Foreign Creditors Get Squeamish.

Labor in Focus  

by Marianna Wertz

Kirkland Could Get “LaRouched”.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Moscow’s Terrorist Spree Has an Anti-LaRouche Slant  

by Criton Zoakos

Analyzes the motivations behind the bombing of EIR’s office in Paris, by an offshoot of the Direct Action terror gang.

Qaddafi’s Terrorists Strike at Offices of EIR, POE in France  

by Paolo Serri

Western Intelligence Confronts Qaddafi’s Terrorist Onslaught  

by Thierry Lalevée

America Battalion: A New Phase of Narco-Terrorism  

by Héctor Apolinar

Colombia’s army has dealt a blow to the terrorists.

Washington Times Backs Qaddafi’s AIMs  

Science & Technology

Trailmaster: A New Driver for Fusion and X-Ray Lasers  

by Charles B. Stevens

Reports on the inexpensive and easily constructable new system under development at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

International

Cardinal Ratzinger Calls for the ‘Freedom To Do Good’  

by M. Cristina Fiocchi

The Vatican’s new document, “Instruction on Christian Liberty and Liberation,” attacks both the “myth of revolution” and “free-market economics” on behalf of the rule of reason.

Western Accomplices Protect Bulgarians  

by Paolo Serri

A Rome court acquitted six of those accused of attempting to assassinate the Pope.

Drug traffickers in Bid for Political Power in Ibero- America  

by Valerie Rush

Brzezinski Seeks U.S. Pull-Out from Europe  

by Mark Burdman

Anti-LaRouche Magazine in Germany Gets Slapped Down by Court for Lies  

The European Labor Party vs. Der Spiegel.

International Intelligence  

National

Lyndon LaRouche Tackles the Drug Lobby’s Media  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, where the 1988 presidential candidate spoke for the “forgotten majority.” Most of the journalists present never knew what hit them.

Illinois Fallout: Why are Russians Converging on Chicago?  

by Joseph Brewda

Soviets Push Test Ban Treaty To Stop SDI  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Joined by the New York Council on Foreign Relations, Les Aspin, and various friends of Henry Kissinger.

Why the Russians Loved the Treaty  

by Robert Gallagher

Abrahamson: Soviets Ahead on X-Ray Laser  

by Charles B. Stevens

The Media: Once Again, NBC Gets Its Line from Moscow  

by Konstantin George

Eye on Wahington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Arbatov: “LaRouche Invokes Nationalism” — Texas Governor Calls Oil Security Issue.

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News  

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