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Volume 15, Number 4, January 22, 1988

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Departments

Report from Paris  

by Christine Bierre

What Kind of New Monetary System?

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

The Battle for the Ruhr.

Report from Rome  

by Galliano Maria Speri

Eleven Million Poor in Italy.

Dateline Mexico  

by Hugo López Ochoa

The Risk of Militarization.

Northern Flank  

by Göran Haglund

Premier Ryzhkov Visits Stockholm.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Naxalite Violence Tests Leadership.

Editorial  

Berlin: Pawn in a Policy Swindle.

Economics

Brady Report Proposes Hyperinflation Machine  

by Christopher White

They’ll do anything to defend the indefensible, including having the Federal Reserve pour in liquidity in the face of any threat to the biggest financial bubble in history.

For the First Time Since the Czars, Russians Test Western Bond Markets  

by William Engdahl

Currency Rates  

Soviet Infant Deaths at Third World Level  

by Luba George

Little Progress in Japan-U.S. Summit  

by Nicholas F. Benton

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

Prospects for Treating AIDS Infection with Radio Waves  

by Robert Gallagher and John Grauerholz, M.D.

Summarize a pioneering study recently presented to a conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

Book Reviews

Groton-Yale Author Mimics Soviet Attack on U.S.  

by Mark Burdman

Reviews Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition by Walter Russell Mead.

Tarnish on George Bush’s Silver Spoon  

by Nicholas F. Benton

A review of Looking Forward: An Autobiography by George Bush, with Victor Gold.

AIDS Update

Infant Infections High in New York  

‘AIDS Has a Simple Solution; Let People Die’  

Feature

Mexico’s Ruin Began with Miguel de la Madrid  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Despite all the pious euphemisms to the contrary, De la Madrid’s government reversed the accomplishments of his predecessors and handed Mexico over to the dictates of the International Monetary Fund from the day it took office.

Poverty, Death Are Cost of Mexican ‘Solidarity Pact’ with Wall Street  

by Dolia Estévez-Pettingell

The Economic Solidarity Pact: Another Still-Born Program  

by Carlos Valdez

Mexican State Heads for Bankruptcy  

by Peter Rush

International

Kalmanowich Affair Shows KGB-Israeli Mafia Link  

by Thierry Lalevée and Joseph Brewda

Bill Casey would have been proud of him: He made a fortune while doing espionage—and his case only proves yet again that a powerful section of the Israeli establishment is aligned with Moscow.

Colombians See Nation Imperiled, Call for Coup To Fight Drug Mob  

by Valerie Rush

So complete is the drug mafia’s takeover of Colombia’s governing institutions, that voices have been raised for a one-year executive dictatorship.

Documentation: Enrique Gómez Hurtado’s letter to President Barco.

Bloodbath Scheme Fizzles in Panama  

by Gretchen Small

Local Elections To Expose Fatal Weakness of Aquino’s Government  

by Linda de Hoyos

Soviets Launch New Bid To Smash Poland  

by Luba George

International Intelligence  

National

Mad Strategy Will Cede Europe to Soviet Control  

by Nicholas F. Benton

The report by the President’s Commission on Integrated Long-Term Strategy amounts to a recommendation for “pre-emptive surrender” to the Russians, and it has provoked shock and amazement around the world.

Documentation: Excerpts from the commission report, “Discriminate Deterrence,” and from the remarks of Secretary of the Navy James Webb at the National Press Club Jan. 13.

California Group Wants Lethal Injections for Ill Patients  

by Linda Everett

Exactly as under Hitler’s Nazis.

A Big Scandal Hits Michael Dukakis  

by Katherine Notley

Bush-League Sleaze: Who’s Who behind the VP’s Candidacy  

by Scott Thompson

Gov’t Shifts Strategy in ‘LaRouche’ Trial  

State Anti-LaRouche Cases Unraveling?  

Elephants and Donkeys  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Candidate, Candidate, Who’s Got a Candidate? — Getting on the Gore Bandwagon — Bush Downgrades SDI in Talks with Gorbachov.

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

“Legal Thinking” Blocks Action vs. Soviet ABM

National News  

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