Volume 7, Number 44, November 11, 1980




The issue of war or peace.

Science & Technology

by Charles B. Stevens

U.S.S.R. developing industrial use of nuclear explosions?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

The IMF’s candidate for the presidency?

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Jabotinsky’s posthumous coup.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

The Carolina wilderness story.


LaRouche-Riemann Model Projects First-Quarter Downturn for the U.S.

by David Goldman

Our econometric forecast, updated in view of Federal Reserve policy.

The Fed’s Battle Plans Against Western Europe and the Third World

A recent interview.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Rescheduling, defaults shape 1981.


by Kathy Burdman

“Banking is the catalyst.”


by Alice Roth

Why the price has declined.


by Susan B. Cohen

A verdict on the grain embargo.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

Iraq’s Nation-Building Versus Iran’s Dark Ages

An overview by Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos.

The International Stakes in the Iraq-Iran Conflict

An excerpt from Robert Dreyfuss’s forthcoming book.

Iraq: The Key to an Arab Economic Renaissance

by Judith Wyer

Past accomplishments and current plans.

The Emergence of the Iraqi Republic

by Robert Dreyfuss

A history.

A Study in Contrast: Baghdad and Teheran State Their War Aims

The public record.


Polish ‘Experiment’ Moves into Danger Zone

by Rachel Douglas

A de facto coup has occurred that could still prompt a Soviet invasion.

The DiP: Incubator for Polish Insurgents

The decentralizers who have taken policy control.

Planning Session on Poland’s Future

by Luba George

A report on a Columbia University seminar.

International Intelligence


1981 Issues Start with Foreign Policy

by Konstantin George

What the next President will face.

Bob Komer and Forward Bases

New strategy statements from Carter’s defense planner.

Brilab Acquittals: A Turning Point?

by Scott Thompson

The Texas victory against the stingers.

John Murphy’s Counterattack

by John Murphy

The Abscammed New York Congressman’s statements on media collusion with the Justice Department.

Lame Duck Session Faces Funding Decisions

National News