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Volume 13, Number 19, May 9, 1986

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Interviews

Luigi Tommaso Memmi, member of the Italian Parliament  

by Fiorella Operto Filipponi

The Christian Democrat discusses the rationale for his legislation to bring the Bank of Italy under government control.

Departments

Strategic Map  

The Global War on Narco-Terrorism: Where It Stands

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Dollar Accounts Are for Drug Traffic.

Africa Report  

by Mary Lalevée

Africa Facing Economic Disaster.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Model for “South-South” Cooperation?

Andean Report  

by Javier Almario

Lara Bonilla Policy Still Prevails.

Report from Rome  

by Fiorella Operto Filipponi

The Fraud of the Italian Recovery.

Southeast Asia  

by Sophie Tanapura

Soviets Court Thai Government.

Editorial  

Our British Cousins’ Queen.

Economics

U.S. Debt Bomb Spurs Economy toward Depression  

by Christopher White

The Fed at last sees a problem in the growth of U.S. debt, but will it find a solution?

Bank of Italy May Lose Its ‘Divorce’  

by Umberto Pascali

Currency Rates  

Mexico’s ‘Parallel Markets’: A Tale of Dirty Money and the IMF  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Maryland Health Crisis: TB Outbreak Ignored by State Officials  

by Debra Freeman

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

The Dollar Becomes a “Doomsday Machine.”

Domestic Credit  

by David Goldman

The Collapse of Bank Lending.

Banking  

New Failures Rock Southwest Banking.

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

The Collapse of the U.S. Shipping Industry  

by Thoula Frangos

The technology exists to reverse the catastrophic decline in U.S. shipping and the shipbuilding industry. But will it be used?

The History of Submarines and Nuclear Propulsion  

Feature

Billion-Dollar Arms Bust Blows Israel’s Khomeini Connection  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The story behind the biggest arms-smuggling bust in history.

Israel’s Khomeini Arms Network  

by Joseph Brewda

Cyrus Hashemi: Gun Runner for Sale  

by Edward Spannaus

Document

Ibero-American Leaders Demand War on Narco-Banks  

by Silvia Palacios and Valerie Rush

OAS Action Program for a War on Drugs  

Excerpts from the anti-drug program approved at the Specialized Inter-American Conference on Drugs, sponsored by the Organization of American States in Rio de Janeiro.

War Against Narco-Terrorism Rages in Peru’s Upper Huallaga  

by Orlando Carrera Lázaro

International

Is Soviet Culture Ready for the Nuclear Age?  

by Criton Zoakos

The question raised in the wake of the Chernobyl plant disaster concerns the moral capacity of Soviet culture, not its technological development.

Global Showdown: Russians Rehearse Seizure of Norway  

by Konstantin George

Panama Denounces State Dept. Plot; Opposition’s Drug Links Exposed  

by Valerie Rush

Western Europe: Pro-Life Organizations Rally against Holland’s ‘Death Lobby’  

A first-hand report from the front lines of the most advanced battle over euthanasia legislation.

International Intelligence  

National

Gramm-Rudmanized Budget Passed by Senate  

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Congress, driven by fear of the LaRouche alternative, is trying to slip one past the American people.

Budget Bill Argued before Supreme Court  

by Sanford Roberts

Weinberger Asserts Six-Point Doctrine  

by Nicholas F. Benton

EIR Releases Report on Crisis in Education  

Space Program: Titan Explosion Creates Emergency; U.S. Without Heavy Launch Capability  

by Robert Gallagher

Campaign 1986: High Stakes in Oregon Primary  

by Marla Minnicino

Profile: Dr. Joseph Fletcher: A Man Who Thinks Infanticide ‘Humane’  

by Linda C. Everett

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

It’s Silly Season for Appeasers in Europe — A Back Channel to the U.S.S.R. — The Bilderbergers and Bonnie Prince Charlie.

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Did Claiborne Pell Save Qaddafi’s Life? — Soviet SDI Goals “Different than Ours”.

Congressional Closeup  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

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