Volume 7, Number 42, October 28, 1980




by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Carter must go! A special three-page statement by Contributing Editor Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Invasion sparks Teheran infight.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

Concern about the southern border.

Facts Behind Terrorism

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The case of Orlando Bosch.

Capitol Hill Close-Up


Shock Treatment for U.S. Inflation?

by David Goldman

Recommendations floated by the prestigious Group of 30 as the debris of earlier monetarist policies piles up.

Documentation: Interviews with Group of 30 members Fritz Machlup, Herbert Stein, and Stanley Fisher.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Reuss proposes selective credit controls.


by Susan B. Cohen

The European livestock scare.


by Kathy Burdman

Community banks start to fight back.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Short-term debt growing.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Steve Parsons

Price war takes shipping toll.

Currency Rates

Argentina on the Edge of Blow-Out

by Mark Sonnenblick

The hot-money inflows that made de Hoz so happy are a no-longer-disguised liability for the economy.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Fusion Energy’s Economic Promise

A 20-Year Perspective.

The McCormack bill

An excerpt.

How Nuclear Fusion Creates Unlimited Energy Potential

A scientific summary.

The International History of Fusion Energy Research

A review of the U.S. and Soviet breakthroughs.

The Impact on American Industry

A rundown of the fusion program’s industrial and engineering needs.

NASA Paved the Way for Fusion

An overview of the space program’s buildup of U.S. scientific personnel and industrial capability.


NATO To Militarize the Persian Gulf?

by Robert Dreyfuss

The British government is hastening the process.

Terrorism Disrupts French Politics

by Philip Golub

A report from Paris on the prospects for the 1981 presidential election in the wake of “anti-Semitic” violence, with background on the Socialist Party’s effort to recreate the chaos of the Fourth Republic.

Splinter Faction Runs Israeli Terrorism

by Paul Goldstein

It’s out in the open: Begin has set up an assassination task force bypassing regular Israeli intelligence channels.

Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Discusses Asian Politics

by Daniel Sneider

An exclusive interview with Nguyen Co Thach by our Asia editor. China is in the forefront; Henry Kissinger, who sat across the table from Thach at Geneva, also comes up.

An Amazing Air of Unreality

by Edith Hassman and Webster Tarpley

Two EIR correspondents report from West Germany on an international conference of Sovietologists.

International Intelligence


Abscam Bringing About Congress’s Self-Destruction

by Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson on the implications of Michael Myers’s expulsion from the House.

An Administration Scandal: The Real Unemployment Picture

by L. Wolfe

One of Carter’s nastiest coverups.

The Proposition 13 Wave

by Stephen Parsons

Seven states have tax-cut referenda and related measures on the November ballot.

National News