Volume 7, Number 30, August 5, 1980



Business Briefs

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

U.S. ‘Tuna War’ escalates.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Iran treatment for Saudi Arabia?

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

U.S. has vast oil and gas reserves.

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


The tracks of Billygate.


Carter-Reagan Deal To Maintain Recession

by David Goldman

Their advisers believe the U.S. economy is in no shape to supply and finance a recovery. Without a targeted credit policy, it’s true.

Will the Soviets Join the North-South Dialogue?

by Rachel Douglas

Some unprecedented policy indications from Moscow.

Foreign Exchange

Corporate Strategy

by Leif Johnson

Dismantling Chrysler.


by Susan B. Cohen

A new farm-labor coalition.

World Trade

by Richard Freeman

Companies heading for China.

Trade Review

Special Report

Trilateral Coup in the GOP: The Peking Connection

by Kathleen Murphy

How the Bush option was put through by the Georgetown mafia. The next step is supposed to be a ‘back-door presidency’ for the old China hand.

GOP Reenacts the Last Days of Saigon

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The same “geopoliticians” who created the 1975 disaster dictated the party’s program for deepening the “Vietnamization of the United States.”

George Bush: Connecticut ‘Blueblood’

by L. Wolfe

Men Who Make Reagan’s Policy

Economic Policy: ‘No Conservative Will Expect What Is Going To Happen’

by David Goldman

Labor Policy: A Clever Way To Be Anti-Union

by L. Wolfe

Military Policy: The ‘Quick Fix’ Method of Military Buildup

by Susan Welsh


International Intelligence

Will Khomeini Pull the Middle East Down With Him?

by Robert Dreyfuss

Documentation: Islamic clergy repudiate Khomeini; Gotbzadeh attacks the U.S.S.R.; Bakhtiar identifies Washington’s support for Khomeini; Kalkhali launches murder rampage.

The New Tokyo Government Plans To Keep All Options Open

by Peter Ennis

Part I: The Real Story of Mexico’s Inflation

by Tim Rush

Bottlenecks, investment lags and shortages of skilled labor are the problem–along with some miscalculation and procrastination in government – Three Areas with Growing Pains: Steel, Ports, and Nuclear Power.

The Voices Against Growth


National News

The Real Billygate Coverup: Muslim Brotherhood Links

by Robert Dreyfuss

Book Review: Serving the National Interest

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A review of Frank Snepp’s book, Decent Interval.