Volume 8, Number 7, February 17, 1981



Letter to the Editor

by Khosro Eghbal

Iranian opposition spokesman Khosro Eghbal recalls the manipulation of the Shah and a still-live 1962 proposal for neutralization of Iran.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

Polandizing the unions.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Iraq proposes renewed U.S. ties.

Capitol Hill Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Production incentive or tax windfall?


The Blackmailing of the President

by David Goldman

Documentation: Interviews with First Boston, Bear, Stearns, Fidelity Bank, the JEC, and the American Council on Life Insurance.

Institutional Investors Force Industrial Shift

by Kathy Burdman

Volcker Adds $30 Billion to Deficit

by Richard Freeman

EIR is bringing this scandal to the attention of Congress.

Edward Seaga’s Pro-Industry Posture

by Cynthia Rush

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Who’s shaping the markets.


by Kathy Burdman

The Florida test case.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Susan B. Cohen

The ghost of Henry Kissinger.

Currency Rates

Shock Waves of Korea’s Industrialization: How Economic Development Actually Works

by Steven Bardwell and Peter Rush

A LaRouche-Riemann econometric model study of the South Korean economy over the past two decades.

Business Briefs

Special Report

India-Mexico Summit Shapes Strategy for North and South

by Dennis Small and Paul Zykofsky

The international significance of the late January meeting in New Delhi.

Brandt Commission Tries for Momentum

The approach that was rejected by Gandhi and López Portillo.

From the Summit Communiqué

From the Mexican President’s Address

Mexico-India Deals Based on High Technology and Energy Exchange

by Elsa Ennis

Malaviya on the Importance of Mexico

by Paul Zykofsky

Interview with K.D. Malaviya, one of India’s most prominent political leaders and elder statesmen.

The Significance of Benito Juárez

Rama Rao on the Growth Potential

by Paul Zykofsky


A Leftist Insurrection Against Helmut Schmidt

by Susan Welsh

An exposé of the Socialist International operatives and foundation-backed riot instigators who are threatening the Chancellor’s coalition.

‘Let the Parties Split: Form a New Alliance’

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

A statement by the European Labor Party’s Helga Zepp-LaRouche on the global stakes in the German crisis, and the need for a pro-growth Grand Coalition.

‘Reagan in Alliance with Europe Would Be Stronger Than Volcker’s Blackmail’

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Mrs. Zepp-LaRouche describes European leaders’ perception of the past and future U.S. administration and the world economy.

Fourcade Discusses the EMS

An exclusive interview with the former French Finance Minister.

A Technetronic Coup Against Italy?

by Marco Fanini

Rome correspondent Marco Fanini reports on the perils to the lira and to the industrial state sector.

International Intelligence


Behind the ‘Tough Talk’ from Alexander Haig

by Kathleen Murphy

The Secretary of State’s maneuvers against the Administration and the transatlantic alliance.

Democratic Party: Losers Try To Lead Regroupment, But Grassroots Leaders Gain Power

by Anita Gallagher

The battle within the Democratic Party is beginning.

Documentation: An exclusive interview with Marjorie Thurman, the new chairman of the Association of Democratic State Chairs.

Bob Strauss Heads Push for Top-Down Policy Control

by Barbara Dreyfuss

Proposals multiply for Democratic think tanks.

Fabian Congressman Routed in Fight over ‘KGB Mole’ Aide

by Jeffrey Steinberg

California’s Paul McCloskey, a liberal Republican, lost the services of Chuck Fager after a National Democratic Policy Committee alert.

National News