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Volume 13, Number 40, October 10, 1986

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Interviews

Anthony Beaumont-Dark  

by Laurent Murawiec

A Conservative Member of Parliament and investment analyst from Birmingham, England discusses the constitutional crisis which has arisen in Britain over the monarchy’s effort to determine foreign policy.

Book Reviews

Drugs, Crime, and Politics in Mexico  

by José Antonio Flores

A review of The Underground Empire: Where Crime and Governments Embrace, by James Mills.

Departments

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

India Warns of Debt Burden.

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Cultural Optimism and Economic Growth.

Editorial  

The Raskolniki Are Restless.

Operation Juárez

Ibero-America’s Debt: The Looting of a Continent  

The sixth installment of our serialization of Ibero-American Integration: 100 Million New Jobs by the Year 2000. This section documents the collapse in production and living standards, as the population of the continent was ground up in order to pay the debt.

Science & Technology

Japan: Space Power of the 21st Century  

by Marsha Freeman

Japan is planning to explore the Moon and Mars in the next century; will the rest of the world be there too? Marsha Freeman reviews the current status and future plans of the Japanese space program, highlighting a recent speech by space scientist Dr. Nobuki Kawashima.

Economics

U.S. Economic Policy Collapses at IMF Meeting  

by David Goldman

For the first time since the founding of the International Monetary Fund at Anglo-American behest, the demands of the U.S. representatives were simply laughed out of the hall.

Europe Decimated by Collapse of Births  

by Mary McCourt and Mark Burdman

Europe currently faces the prospect of losing one-half of its population—not from disease, but because people are simply not having children.

A West European view: The Soviet Attitude toward the SDI  

The desolate situation of Soviet industry, relative to the requirements of a crash SDI program, means that the U.S.S.R. cannot keep step with the West with respect to technology. A memorandum by a West German specialist.

Currency Rates  

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

How Not To Save the Family Farm.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Soviet War Plan: A ‘Continent in Flames’  

by Gretchen Small

Moscow has escalated its irregular warfare operations against Ibero-America, in the aftermath of the February 1986 Communist Party Congress: Here we show this, using documentation from the Soviets’ own primary publication on Ibero-America, America Latina.

Soviets Fear SDI Brings Cultural Optimism  

Creating Terrorist Beliefs on Human Sacrifice  

A Case in Point: Mexico’s ‘PANSUM’  

International

Russia Floats Trial Balloon To Break Up Western Alliance  

by Hartmut Cramer

The new “Stalin note,” virtually ignored outside Germany, could signal the onset of disaster for the NATO alliance. Helga Zepp-LaRouche pinpointed in June the developments which are now occurring.

Prospects for the Iceland Summit  

by Criton Zoakos

Willy Brandt Tells Pravda He’ll Help  

by Rachel Douglas

A Closer Look at the 1986 Autumn Exercises of NATO  

by Dean Andromidas and Michael Liebig

An eyewitness report from the Federal Republic of Germany shows that an invader from the East would not have an easy time—but what if U.S. troops were withdrawn from Europe, as the “decouplers” are demanding?

Soviets Set Sights on Korean Peninsula  

by David Barnes

Murder Attempt on Gandhi Signals Destabilization Effort  

by Linda de Hoyos

Syrian National Socialist Party Plots French-Style Terror in U.S.  

by Joseph Brewda

Australia’s Foreign Minister Hayden Queries Alliance with United States  

by Allen Douglas

Background to Australia Flap: Moscow, Cartels Get Subsidies Windfall  

by George Elder and Billy Davis

International Intelligence  

National

Will the President Go with Emergency Powers?  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Gramm-Rudman budget cuts mean that the Pentagon now views firing of more than 26,000 officers (9% of the total) over the next four years as almost a foregone conclusion, and is mapping out a reduction of 550,000 soldiers from the active and reserved armed forces within a year.

Will California Lead the World in the War against the AIDS Epidemic?  

The U.S. tour of British AIDS expert Dr. John Scale has sent the California “No to Proposition 64” mafia reeling.

Documentation: Dr. Scale’s testimony to the California state legislature in Sacramento.

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

“Conservative” Gala Boosts Neo-Isolationism — Weinberger Rejects “Point Defense”.

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

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