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Volume 14, Number 48, December 4, 1987

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Book Reviews

Sympathy for the Devil: The Warburgs and the Ruin of the West  

by David Goldman

A review of Jacques Attali’s A Man of Influence: The Extraordinary Career of S.G. Warburg.

Gaggle of OTA ‘Ethicists’ Threatens National Medical Policies  

by Linda Everett

Reviews Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly, a report issued by the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment.

Science & Technology

The Strategic Defense Initiative and the Economy  

by Carol White

Crash development of laser defense weapons and associated directed energy technologies can provide the “science driver” needed by the whole economy.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

New Approaches to the Debt Question.

Report from Rome  

by Galliano Maria Speri

Venice Seeks Soviet-Italian Ventures.

Dateline Mexico  

by Hugo López Ochoa

Labor’s Ultimatum.

Andean Report  

by Valerie Rush

Extradition, a First Step...

Report from Rio  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

The Presidential Race.

Northern Flank  

by Göran Haglund

The Foreign Ministry Does It Again.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Soviet Premier in Town.

Editorial  

Naturally, the Culprits in the Congress Exonerated Themselves.

Economics

Hooverites Tout Boost in GNP Numbers  

by Christopher White

Transactions by bookkeepers, in different government departments, help keep the nation “growing” at a pace which will permit the Administration to claim that its projected growth rate for the year as a whole, 3.2%, has been met.

Weimar-Style Hyperinflation Explodes in Republic of Mexico  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Ibero-American Heads of State Meet on Debt, Economic Crisis  

by Peter Rush

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

AIDS Update

Nuclear Filter Said To Isolate AIDS Virus  

West Germany Shifts Its Policy on AIDS  

Feature

The Revolution of Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The deepening international financial collapse should be seen as creating precisely those special circumstances under which the most profound advances in applied military science may be more likely to occur, than at any time during the past 40 years.

Radio Frequency Weapons: A Strategic Phase Change  

by Michael Liebig

The Soviets are orienting their strategic planning to weapon systems “based on new physical principles.”

International

Ignore Bush-League Optimism on Summit Deal  

There are desperate efforts to “learn to live with” the sell-out of Europe in the outlined armscontrol agreement between Reagan and Gorbachov, but they are all based on suppositions that are factually absurd.

Soviets Publish LaRouche Letter; Different ‘Voices’ in the Kremlin  

by Konstantin George

The monthly International Affairs finally decided to publish a letter from last April.

Documentation: The LaRouche Letter to International Affairs and Soviet Comments  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Philippines Explodes: New People’s Army on the Move  

The International Support Apparatus for the NPA  

International Intelligence  

National

Reagan Coalition’s Collapse Is Key To Stopping INF  

by Webster G. Tarpley

The fight around the arms-control treaty is demolishing what is left of the President’s “old guard” of political backers. What kind of political combination could now stop ratification of the disastrous treaty in the Senate?

U.S. Press Seeks Hit on Panama’s Leader  

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

Irangate’s Legal Brain: Fish that Got Away  

by Herbert Quinde

Is JDL Tied to Black Market Baby Rings?  

by Ira Liebowitz

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Contrast between Weinberger and Carlucci.

Congressional Closeup  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

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