Volume 7, Number 36, September 16, 1980



Guest Column: A Nation That’s Clamoring for Development

by Steven Bardwell

Fusion Energy Foundation director Steven Bardwell’s impressions of Mexico.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

“Baucus Caucus” in gear.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Making the Gulf secure.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

States’ rights and the Aspen strategy.

Campaign 1980

by Kathleen Murphy


Verdict and prospects for the EMS.


Business Briefs

Autumn Crisis in the Euromarkets?

by David Goldman

U.S. officials have tried to head off an international liquidity crisis, but the dangers increase.

The IMF Admits Strength of EMS

by Renée Sigerson

A new International Monetary Fund report finally acknowledges the European Monetary System.

International Credit

by Laurent Murawiec

Recycling panics policymakers.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Europeans issue storm warnings.


by Kathy Burdman

FEMA tutors the managers.


by Susan B. Cohen

Farmers to educate candidates.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Special Report

The Billygate Networks: Oil, Drugs, Terror

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

Billy Carter’s deployment in Libya was an aspect of the Camp David agreements, with Egypt promised leverage over Libya and Libya’s Israeli controllers seeking blackmail powers against the White House.

The Charter Network: From BP to Schlesinger

by Scott Thompson

Vesco’s Network: Offshore and On

The Occidental Network: Armand Hammer’s Friends

by Richard Freeman

Including the story of how Hammer got his entrée into the Soviet Union.

The Libya-Papa Network: Socialists and Right-Wing Terrorists

by Mary H. Carey


International Intelligence

East-West Links Rebound After Polish Crisis

by Rachel Douglas

The U.S.S.R. has evidently written off détente with the U.S., but looks to Western Europe to help stabilize East bloc flashpoints.

Freedom House and the East Bloc

International Unions Fund the Dissidents

by L. Wolfe

Poland: a Trotskyite Insurrection?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s historical overview of the insurgent capability.

Cardinal Wyszynski Calls For Work and Order

The Blueprint For Dismembering India: Roots of the Northeast Crisis

A contribution from New Wave.

India Battles Religious Fundamentalism

by Paul Zykofsky

From our New Delhi correspondent.

Mrs. Gandhi Comments on the August Riots


National News

Congress Challenges Carter War Doctrine

by Barbara Dreyfuss

The China card, the Indian Ocean and Iranian invasion deployments, and the PD 59 doctrine that could turn them into nuclear showdown triggers have awakened some concern in the House.

Documentation: Statements from and interviews with Foreign Affairs and Armed Services Committee congressmen, with an excerpt from specialist Banning Garrett’s testimony on the origins of U.S.-China policy.

Democratic Policy Committee Formed

by Anita Gallagher

Programmatic guidance and intelligence inputs for reconstituting the party are under way.

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda