Volume 7, Number 37, September 23, 1980




Science and optimism.

From New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

India counters Singapore at summit.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Turkey pushed to the brink.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Special Report: Synfuels: boon or boondoggle? William Engdahl presents the technologies, costs, and resource consequences.

Campaign 1980

by Kathleen Murphy


Business Briefs

Fourth-Quarter Dangers for the World Economy

by David Goldman

Western Europe and Japan, as well as the underdeveloped sector, are now drawn into the depression orbit enforced by the Federal Reserve and deepened by the energy squeeze.


by Laurent Murawiec

Crisis management for debtors.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

IMF jumps toward reform.


by Alice Roth

Saudi rumors spur run.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Separating wheat from chaff.


by Susan B. Cohen

Farm aid finally dangled.

Interest-Rate Rise Targets American ‘Sunset’ Industries

by Kathy Burdman

Drastic and permanent cuts in steel and auto are planned, and will be facilitated by Volcker’s new credit squeeze.

Fusion Bill Moves to Senate

by Margaret Sexton

An evaluation of the legislative prospects for this energy development program in the wake of the markup of the Tsongas bill.

Documentation: Statements from scientific and political leaders on the McCormack victory.

Special Report

The Mexican Fight for Modernization

by Dennis Small

An overview of the López Portillo administration’s commitment to industrial expansion; the presidential succession; and the U.S. National Security Council’s push against Mexico’s growth.

The State of the Union: Mexico’s Future Task

Excerpts from the Sept. 1 “Informe” Presidential address.

The New Role of the Military

by Dolia Estévez Pettingell

Documentation: Three statements by Mexican armed forces spokesmen.

Brzezinski’s ‘Paddock Plan’ for the Mexican Population

by Tim Rush

The U.S-based planners who want to slash the number of Mexico’s citizens.

Documentation: Interviews with five Malthusian planners.

The Patrons and the Theory of Parson Malthus?

Mexico’s Excélsior Features the EIR Analysis of Iranian Destabilization.


International Intelligence

Iran’s Armed Forces Receive Covert Aid from Washington

by Robert Dreyfuss

Robert Dreyfuss reports that it may soon become official military assistance.

Why Bill Sullivan Is Protecting Zbigniew Brzezinski

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A point-by-point response from Lyndon LaRouche to the former U.S. ambassador to Iran.

No Easy Way Out for Poland

by Rachel Douglas

Tavistock’s Web in Eastern Europe

by Rachel Douglas


National News

Inside the Race for the Texas Democratic Chair

by Konstantin George

A state party disproportionately dominated by liberals will choose its new officials, and a healthy fight could set a national pace.

Documentation: Interviews with the three candidates for the state chairmanship.

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda