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Volume 15, Number 10, March 4, 1988

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Interviews

John Demjanjuk, Jr.  

by Mark Burdman

The defendant’s son indicts the U.S. Office of Special Investigations in the “Ivan the Terrible” show-trial, and the outrageous nature of the Israeli court proceedings.

Book Reviews

Why Drug Legalization Advocates Should Be Foiled  

by Gretchen Small

Reviews Dealing with Drugs: Consequences of Government Control, by the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, Ronald Hamowy, ed.

Biological Warfare Crop Is Growing  

by Warren J. Hamerman

Looks at Clouds of Secrecy: The Army’s Germ Warfare Tests Over Populated Areas, by Leonard A. Cole; The Killing Winds: The Menace of Biological Warfare, by Jeanne McDermott; and No Fire, No Thunder: The Threat of Chemical Biological Weapons, by Sean Murphy, Alastair Hay, and Steven Rose.

Books Received  

Crucial Soviet Military Book Now in English  

by Rachel Douglas

Reviews M.V. Frunze, Military Theorist, by Col. Gen. Makhmut Akhmetovich Gareev.

Departments

Dateline Mexico  

by Hugo López Ochoa

Laguna Verde, Hostage.

Report from Rio  

by Silvia Palacios

Papal Endorsement of the Moratorium.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

The Encyclical vs. the “New Age.”

Andean Report  

by Peter Rush

A Call for Surrender.

Editorial  

First To Go—Reagan or Gorbachov?

Economics

What LaRouche’s Oil Import Tariff Would Do  

by Christopher White

It would prevent the 1988 fall in the oil price from pulling down whole chunks of the banking system, held up until now by inflated real estate and other paper collateralized against non-existent oil revenues.

Danish Economy, Caught in Debt Trap, a Harbinger for the U.S. Collapse  

by Poul Rasmussen

The difference being that the U.S. economy has been much more poorly managed.

European Community Decides To Limit Grain Production, Despite Shortages  

Currency Rates  

Panama: Opposition Fronts for Free-Zone Scheme  

by Gretchen Small

If Noriega goes, the country would become Robert Vesco’s dream, the Hong Kong of the Caribbean.

China Reaping Consequences of Malthusian Population Policy  

by Mary McCourt

And it’s trying to face those consequences with more malthusianism.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Pope Defends Rights of Man against Usury and Looting  

by Carol White

The Papal Encyclical Sollictudo Rei Socialis, published on Feb. 18, 1988, is a major statement by the Pope on the rights of man in the modern period. It is meant to address a situation in which whole sections of the globe have been scheduled for destruction, by oligarchical financial institutions which put the “sanctity” of their power literally before the most basic rights of all men to feed their families and provide a future for their children, and their children’s children. An introduction by Carol White.

From the Sollicitudo Rei Socialis: Excerpts from the New Encyclical  

International

War Economy ‘Czars’ Move Up the Soviet Ladder  

by Konstantin George and Rachel Douglas

Gorbachov himself gave the marching orders for Moscow’s war economy mobilization: “Perestroika is work, work, and more work.”

Armenian Troubles Test Moscow Leaders  

by Muriel Mirak

Panama Mobilizes against Invasion Threat  

by Peter Rush

Drugs and Voodoo: The Gnostic International  

by Valerie Rush

Venezuela, Colombia Restart Joint Anti-Drug Work; Communists Go Crazy  

by Carlos Méndez and Valerie Rush

Budget Cuts Shrink West German Army  

by George Gregory

U.S. Plays Cat and Mouse with Kohl  

European Defense: ‘The Double Zero Challenge’  

by Christine Schier

Fundamentalists Take Over Israel Riots  

by Thierry Lalevée

International Intelligence  

National

The Meese Scandal: It’s Much More than Corruption  

by Joseph Brewda

A confidential memo to the attorney general from E. Robert Wallach, his lawyer and crony, reveals some startling things about the workings of the U.S. Justice Department. Is Meese an asset of the Israeli Mossad or worse?

Call for Probe of New Hampshire Fraud  

Eye on Washington  

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Pat Robertson Trojan Horse.

Congressional Closeup  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News  

Fact Sheet

Why the Senate Must Reject the INF Treaty  

by Webster G. Tarpley

What your senator needs to know about the missile treaty. A detailed analysis of exactly why the treaty—even assuming it could be effectively verified—undermines the paramount strategic interests of the United States.

Is Moscow Hiding Missiles Already?  

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