Volume 8, Number 9, March 3, 1981




The Herbert Hoover trap.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Behind Dayan’s outrageous demand.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Another U.S-Mexico summit in April.

Science & Technology

by Vin Berg

Princeton’s Gottlieb honored for “impossible” fusion gains.

Eye on Washington

by Richard Cohen

Introducing a column focused on the Administration.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

New U.S. fight over nuclear power.


Will Reagan Accept Europe’s Lifeline?

by David Goldman

Bonn’s “interest-rate disarmament conference” proposal draws a Fed counterattack.

Documentation: An interview with the New York Federal Reserve.

Currency Rates

Boston’s $200 Million Scam

by Graham Lowry

The fiscal austerity maniacs enjoy huge tax evasion benefits: a case study in urban real estate.

The Gall of Maggie Thatcher

by Richard Freeman

Senator Hatch Discusses Future Labor Policies

by Barbara Dreyfuss

Foreign Exchange

by Kathy Burdman

Deutschemark in the barrel.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

A January breather for the economy?

World Trade

by David Ramonet

The Prospects for a U.S. Farm Export Drive

by Susan B. Cohen

Susan B. Cohen reports on the Agriculture Council conference.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Why Haig Is Lying About Terrorism

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The question of the Soviet role.

The IMEMO-KGB links to terrorism

Which Soviets are in fact involved-in partnership with whom.

Socialist Party Ties to Red Brigades Confirmed in Italy

by Vivian Zoakos

Tribunal in Mexico Plans Terrorist Deployments

by Timothy Rush

Documentation: A profile of “Red Bishop” Méndez Arceo, and the Partido Laboral Mexicano’s exposé.

Riot Potential Built Up in United States

by Jeffrey Steinberg


German Chancellor Calls the Anti-Nuclear Bluff

by Donald Baier and Rainer Apel

Documentation: Four statements by Helmut Schmidt, and Rainer Apel’s report on the Brokdorf fight.

Brezhnev Takes Control

by Rachel Douglas

The outlook for the U.S.S.R’s party congress.

A Government of National Reconciliation for Iran?

by Robert Dreyfuss

Maneuvers by Ah Amini.

Documentation: Robert Dreyfuss interviews Mohammed Tabatabai, an anti-Khomeini spokesman and brother of the murdered Ah Akbar.

India Pursues Peace Strategy and Economic Development for Nonaligned

by Daniel Sneider and Paul Zykofsky

Documentation: A statement by Indira Gandhi, and the summit resolution.

International Intelligence


Stockman Builds Political Scaffold for Reagan

by David Goldman

David Goldman on the Feb. 18 budget message, its fiscal mistakes, its good tax points, and its dangers.

Global 2000 Pushed As ‘National Security’

by Lonnie Wolfe

The Carter administration strategy for eliminating billions: more about the new State Department’s sponsorship.

Documentation: An interview with Global 2000 partisan Paul McCloskey, a liberal congressman from California.

Rep. Railsback Discusses House Antidrug Plans

by Barbara Dreyfuss

The Select Committee on Narcotics is back in business: an EIR interview.

National News