Volume 7, Number 38, September 30, 1980




The dope in the White House.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

The PCM, Brzezinski and Pol Pot.

Congressional Calendar

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Sawhill and synfuels.


International Monetary Fund Under Attack

by Alice Roth

Much talk and proposals for changing the IMF find the French, in particular, seeking to transform the agency’s character.


by Alice Roth

Euro-Arab deals mooted.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Runaway growth of the money supply.


by Leif Johnson

The “Transcendent Financial Reform.”

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Fed Economist Fakes Data

by Kathy Burdman

Feldstein’s social security study turns out to have been a hoax.

Can West Germany Weather the Oil Shock?

by Alice Roth

Alice Roth analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of West Germany in the wake of Europe’s recession.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Oil Shut-Off Phase II: London Targets Saudi Arabia

by Robert Dreyfuss

Robert Dreyfuss and his staff examine the scenarios and objectives behind the British oligarchy’s determination to crush the OPEC oil-producing giant—the key to flow of oil supplies to Europe.

‘Resource Warfare’ and ‘Recolonization’

by Mark Burdman

Including an interview with Robert Tucker, and the Jerusalem Post on “invading the oilfields.”

Saudi-Iran Feud Deadlocks OPEC

Britain’s Agents in Saudi Arabia

The British Factor Inside OPEC

by Judith Wyer

The World Impact of the Petrodollars

by Renée Sigerson


Western Europe Charts Military Independence

by Susan Welsh

European efforts to preserve world peace now include talk of an independent “European Defense Union” free of Anglo-American domination. Current NATO maneuvers, in which the Carter Administration seeks to practice “limited nuclear war,” have brought things to a head.

Energy: Nuclear Focus in Munich

by Dana Sloan

A report on the World Energy Conference.

Interview: Iran’s Aryana Seeks Exile Unity

by Robert Dreyfuss

EIR talked with the former commander-in-chief of the Iranian armed forces in London.

Is Pakistan’s Zia On the Way Out?

by Daniel Sneider

Daniel Sneider asks whether the beleaguered military dictator has any future from the standpoint of strategic considerations in London, Washington and Peking. Included: an interview with Pakistani exile leader Ghulam Mustapha Khar.

International Intelligence


Why John Anderson Is the Perfect Trilateral Candidate

by Kathleen Murphy

He’s totally a media creation, with no constituency to alienate, so he can push hard for a new “Dark Age” of scarcity, and serve as a battering ram against the Constitution and the republican form of American democracy.

The Rising Chorus vs. the Constitution

No Progress and No Christianity

by Margaret Bardwell

A profile of Rep. John Anderson.

Anderson’s Controllers: Elites and Aspen Liberals

‘Allocating Burdens, Orchestrating Sacrifices, Eliminating Constituencies’

A look at the Anderson program on government, energy, and foreign policy.

Abscam’s Purge of U.S. Leadership

by Vin Berg

National News