Volume 6, Number 20, May 22, 1979


This Week

The British Empire Challenged

by Nora Hamerman

The Week in Brief


The HongShang Takeover Battle

New York’s Siebert: “Will foreign governments control U.S. capital?”

London Bids for Control over World Lending

by Alice Roth

Curb on Third World Loans on Tokyo Summit Agenda

Financial Times Spells Out Thatcher Strategy for U.S. – Bankers Trust Officer Endorses HongShang Grab, Credit Crackdown.

Deregulation Part of London’s Bank Grab

by Richard Freeman

Japan Sells Its Soul for the Yen

by Kathy Burdman

Gold: Jacques Rueff’s Revenge

by Kathy Burdman

‘Dr. Strangelove’ Prescribes Treatment for British Industry

by Marla Minnicino

More Geopolitics in New China Trade Deals

by Richard Schulman

Economic Survey

Cuba’s Remarkable Development

by Gretchen Small

Cuba: Industrialized by the Year 2000

by Fernando Oliver

Cuba: Its Foreign Policy Is Development


The SALT debate: War or Peace?

New Bonn-Paris-Moscow Initiative for ‘Post-SALT’ Europe

IISS Head Spells Out Scenario for Coming East-West Conflict

Moscow: Accord Does Not Remove War Danger

by Susan Welsh


Saudis, French Plan Energy Future

by Robert Dreyfuss

Fahd visit to Paris also encourages Europe’s pronuclear stance – Fahd: Saudi Oil Will Advance Cause of Peace – French-Saudi Cooperation “A Clearly Hostile Act.”

Hamburg Meet: Third World Needs A-Power

by William Engdahl

“No Industrial Nation Can Give Up Nuclear Power.”

Latin America

Defend Human Rights in Colombia

by Cynthia Rush

New repression hastens disintegration of constitutional democracy.

Open Letter to UN Division of Human Rights

by Warren Hamerman

U.S. Report

CFR Election Scenario Accelerates along with Groundswell for LaRouche


Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Emergency Preparedness Measures Under Scrutiny – Opposition to Department of Natural Resources Kills Bill – Wheat Cartel in the Works? – Synthetic Fuels Promoted – Moves Afoot To Resume the Draft – Helms, Stevenson Apprehensive as Senate Approved Camp David Aid.

Labor Periscope: There’s More to the Rubber Strike Than Meets the Eye

by L. Wolfe and M. Moriarty

Abraham Lincoln and American System Politics

Energy: López Portillo Urges U.S. Lawmakers To Back Producer-Consume Conference

by Elsa Ennis

Facts Behind Terrorism

by Michele Steinberg

Noose Tightens Around Italian Terrorists – Threats Against LaRouche in U.S.

World Trade Review