Volume 7, Number 29, July 29, 1980



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

On the trail of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

Reagan’s Mexico connection.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

A modest proposal.

Campaign Column

by Kathleen Murphy

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


The Trilateral difference.


Business Briefs

Inspecting the IMF’s New ‘Human Face’

by Alice Roth

There’s a lot of talk about “easing conditionalities,” emphasizing the “supply side” of member nations’ economies, and generally making the IMF support economic growth. EIR’s Alice Roth checked into it: There will be no real change.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Mrs. Thatcher’s depression.


by Alice Roth

Dresdner’s role in the shakeout.

Domestic Credit

by Lydia Schulman

Carter’s budget albatross.


by Susan B. Cohen

Farm meet resolves for open convention.

World Trade

by Richard Freeman

The French record of export success.

Trade Review


by Leif Johnson

America: hot-money zone?

Science and Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Energy-dense processing.

Special Report

U.S. Reindustrialization: The High-Technology Debate

How to salvage U.S. industrial and military capabilities has rightly become the number-one topic of debate among American policymaking circles. Our high technology giants are not geared toward industrial applications for new potential markets.

Documentation: the technology bills now before Congress, a review of the programs offered by Business Week and Scientific American, and excerpts from the Buchsbaum Report on fusion energy.

Industrial Policy Comes to the U.S. Congress

Institutional Studies: Taking a Stab at Economic Development

by Vin Berg

Energy Policy: Buchsbaum Report Mandates Fusion Energy Commitment

The LaRouche-Riemann Model: A Litmus Test for Industrial Productivity

by Dr. Steven Bardwell

American Rearmament Potential: Why a ‘Quick Fix’ Won’t Work

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s analysis of the GOP “in-width” program.


International Intelligence

LaRouche on Peking’s Kissinger Card

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Jimmy Carter’s tête-a-tête with Hua in Tokyo this past week led many policymakers to wonder just who’s being used for what. ‘Dark horse’ Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche blasts the new “SEATO alliance” with China as its leader instead of its target.

India Draws the Line on China

by Paul Zykofsky

A first-hand report from New Delhi.

Franco-German Entente: Dealing from Strength

by Dana Sloan

Giscard’s visit to Bonn has consolidated Franco-German military, foreign-policy, and scientific cooperation.

A diary of the state visit

How de Gaulle Built the Foundation

by Garance Phau

Impressions of London

by Laurent Murawiec

Laurent Murawiec visited policymakers there in June.

Brazil: No Letup in Insurgency

“Red Bishops” are exploiting the Papal visit.


National News

Power Brokers Issue Kennedy Minority Report

by Konstantin George

The Kennedy campaign has reversed itself and issued a comprehensive challenge to the new convention rules Carter pushed through to ensure his nomination. It appears the boys in the back room want to keep their options open.

Documentation: The Carter rules, the Kennedy rules, and the Kennedy “confrontation” press release

The GOP Platform: Praise for Peking, Threats to Europe

by L. Wolfe

A ‘gang of four’ of policy advisors got control of the platform committee. Reagan supporters should look very carefully and soberly at the results. Included: excerpts from the foreign policy plank.