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Volume 15, Number 34, August 26, 1988

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Philipp Pöhn  

by Gabriele Liebig and Jutta Dinkermann

The former infectious diseases chief for the West German Office of Health discusses the likelihood of an early change in AIDS policy.


Report from Africa  

by Thierry Lalevée

The “Continent of the 21st Century.”

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Mass Flight from Perestroika.

From New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

India’s Eighth Five Year Plan.

Dateline Mexico  

by Carlos Méndez

President Presses Ahead on Austerity.

Andean Report  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Ecuador Disrupts Ibero-American Unity.


The World Food Crisis.

Book Reviews

Conservatism Revisited: Not Much To Offer Today  

by William Jones

Right from the Beginning, by Patrick Buchanan.

The Philosophical Roots of Liberalism  

by Peter M. Schuller

Alasdair MacIntyre’s Whose Justice? Which Rationality?

No Way To Win the Peace  

by Mary McCourt Burdman

Troubled Days of Peace: Mountbatten and South East Asia Command 1945-46, by Peter Dennis.

Sophistry on Behalf of Moscow’s Troops  

by Daniel Platt

Revolutionaries and Functionaries: The Dual Face of Terrorism, by Richard Falk.

The Human Mind Is Not a Computer  

by Warren J. Hamerman

From Message to Mind: Directions in Neurobiology, ed. by S.S. Easter et al., and Neuroelectric Systems, by Sid Deutsch and Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakov.

One of the Greatest Choreographers  

by Katherine Kanter

Knud Arne Juergensen’s The Bournonville Ballets, a Photographic Record 1844-1933.

Books Received  


USDA Crop Projections: Anatomy of a Big Lie  

by Marcia Merry

Even the UN bureaucracy is predicting massive shortages, while the Department of Agriculture says not to worry.

IMF Forces Fall in Brazilian Population  

Brazil’s expected population reduced by 20 million—an IMF “achievement”.

Currency Rates  

Ukraine: Water Shortages Compound Food Crisis  

by Irene Beaudry

International Credit  

by William Engdahl

Are We Repeating October 1987?


by Robert Baker

Another Handout to the Grain Cartel.

Business Briefs  

Science & Technology

The Case of the Missing Molecule  

by Dr. John Grauerholz

Report on Dr. Jacques Benveniste and colleagues’ astounding experimental results, and the witchhunt against Benveniste.

An Extraordinary Discovery That Should Revolutionize Biology  

by Laurent Rosenfeld


Ibero-Americans Map War-Plan against Drugs, IMF  

by Robyn Quijano

A report on the Panama meeting to plan a “Second Amphictyonic Congress,” and build a movement to bring about an Ibero-American heads of state summit in 1992, to unify the continent and end austerity economics.

Declaration of Panama  

The full text of the final communiqué.

Policies for an Integrated Continent  

Reports from the task forces on Economic Sovereignty, Integration, and Foreign Debt; Security, Defense, and the Armed Forces; Integration of the Labor Movement; the Fight Against the Drug Trade; and Science and Technology.

Argentine Presidential Hopeful Salutes Meeting  

A message from Carlos Saúl Menem.


Zia Assassination: A Soviet Act of War  

by Linda de Hoyos

Carried out with the evident acquiescence of the “New Yalta” crowd in the United States.

Philippines: The Shattering of the Myth of the ‘Independent’ New People’s Army  

An investigative report, exclusive to EIR.

Assad Weighs Options for Syria’s Crisis  

by Selim al Khodr

Spain: González Creeps Toward ‘Dialogue’ as Terrorists Escalate Attacks  

by Katherine Kanter

Bills Seek To Grab Panama Canal for U.S.  

by Gretchen Small

Documentation: General Noriega’s speech on Resistance Day—the day he didn’t step down.

International Intelligence  


The Battle for the Presidency Is On  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Vice President Bush’s convention speech has been touted as the test of his fitness to lead, but in truth, a series of actions by him and the President prior to the convention set the direction for the remainder of Campaign ’88.

EIR’s Benton Assaulted in New Orleans  

The Washington newsman was the victim of what police believe was an attack by professionals—only a week after he provoked the President’s “invalid” Dukakis quip.

Judge Whitewashes U.S. Misconduct in the Boston LaRouche Trial  

Documentation: From Judge Robert Keeton’s Memorandum and Order.

NDPC Seeks To Quash Writ of Execution  

Congressional Closeup  

by William Jones

National News  

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