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Volume 13, Number 21, May 23, 1986

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Interviews

Karlheinz Derbfuss  

A former member of the board of the Retail Traders’ Association of Osnabrück-Emsland and a member of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Osnabrück, Mr. Derbfuss is a co-founder of Patriots for Germany and is running as a candidate on the new party’s slate in Lower Saxony.

Robe Gräper  

Mr. Gräper, Christian Democratic Union member throughout his political life, was for 18 years the CDU mayor of his hometown of Garstedt. He is now a candidate for office on the Patriots for Germany slate in Lower Saxony.

Departments

Southeast Asia  

by Sophie Tanapura

On the Brink in Thailand.

Report from Madrid  

by Leonardo Servadio

Libyan Terror Opens Election Season.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

A Blow Struck for Democracy.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

The Meltdown of Kohl’s Popularity.

Northern Flank  

by Göran Haglund

The Palme Murder and the KGB.

Vatican  

by Augustinus

A Not So “Holy” Foreign Policy.

Editorial  

The Arrogance of Arbitrary Power.

Economics

What Volcker Really Meant by ‘Controlled Disintegration’  

by David Goldman

He’s convinced the President to do nothing about oil prices, rubberstamp IMF plans and disastrous tax legislation, and now he’s demanding emergency powers to arrange interstate banking takeovers.

Tokyo Economic Summit: LaRouche Characterizes Summit as ‘Unmitigated Disaster’ for Economy  

Yet, to simply damn the President for his bad policies would be irresponsible—Congress and the Democratic Party must be reshaped as an effective “loyal opposition” on these issues.

Currency Rates  

Argentina/Brazil: The Austral and Cruzado Plans: Wrecking the Economy To Be Popular  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Mexico: Drumbeat for an ‘Azteca Plan’  

by Juan Cedilla and Carlos Cota

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

Drought could be the last straw.

Labor in Focus  

by Martina Weiss

The NDPC Labor Candidates.

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

Italy’s Role in the Coming Scientific Revolution  

by Giuseppe Filipponi

Giuseppe Filipponi, physicist and director of Italy’s Fusion Energy Foundation, traces the Italian hydrodynamics school from Beltrami’s vortices to the hypersonic airplane of Ferri.

Feature

Who Subverted America’s Schools?  

Based on some highlights from EIR’s new Special Report, The Libertarian Conspiracy to Destroy America’s Schools.

Documentation: the UNESCO link, and the Lucis (Lucifer) Trust.

Investigation

How the Press Runs Extortion for the ADL  

by Michele Steinberg

It is part of a political-enemies operation against LaRouche and his supporters that could result in some people, including in government, going to jail.

Civil Rights Commission: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed?  

by Edward Spannaus

Why Are KGB, ADL Spying on LaRouche?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

International

Kissinger in New Offensive To Destroy Western Alliance  

by Mark Burdman

His syndicated column, appearing in newspapers around the world during the May 9-12 period, called for “a major reassessment of the Atlantic Alliance.”

OAS Sees Red at U.S. Meddling in Mexico  

by Valerie Rush

Patriots for Germany Launch Election Drive in Lower Saxony  

The new party has filed over 100 candidates, dedicated to preserving the Western alliance and forcing through urgent measures to restore the world economy.

Colombian Drug Traffickers Make a Bid To Control the Government  

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: The document presented to the Colombian news media by the fugitive “godfathers” of the drug trade.

Japan: Summit May Have Ruined Nakasone  

by Linda de Hoyos

Laborites’ ‘Fortress Australia’ Plan Means Clear Sailing for the Soviets  

by Allen Douglas and Col. Molloy Vaughn, U.S. Army Ret.

The ANZAC Corridor  

García Introduces Economic Development to Contadora Process  

by Gretchen Small

LaRouche Slanderer Arrested in Holland  

by Dean Andromidas

Gorbachov Prepares South Africa Crisis  

by Konstantin George

International Intelligence  

National

Gramm-Rudman Bill Haunts Military Reform Debate  

by Leo Scanlon

A rehash of old, ill-advised proposals now has the budget-cutter’s axe for support.

Would the Democrats Rather Die than Win?  

by D. Stephen Pepper

California: Incumbents Fear ‘LaRouche Lightning’  

by Marla Minnicino

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Shultz Blows Kisses Back to Kissinger — Noose Tightens Around Administration — Dr. Teller: Manhattan Project Method Crucial — Garn: Let’s Get Back on Track for Mars.

Congressional Closeup  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

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