Volume 8, Number 10, March 10, 1981




What’s wrong in Washington?

Report from New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

Student demos shake Pakistani regime.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Arab left challenges Brezhnev.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Some warning shots of terror.

Eye on Washington

by Richard Cohen

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Hopeful change on oil leasing.


The Eclipse of the U.S. ‘Sunrise’ Industries

by Leif Johnson

Not only can’t electronics replace heavy industry-in the present economic contraction, it has nothing to hook up to.

A Replay of 1980?

by Richard Freeman

On top of a profit wipeout, U.S. goods-producers may lose their consumer-based short-term credit source.

The Federal Reserve Is Not a Fourth Branch of Government

by Edward Spannaus

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

“Volcker is the uncertainty factor.”

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Fact and fiction about the budget.


by Susan B. Cohen

The free market trap.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Buying out Argentina cheap.

World Trade

by David Ramonet


by Kathy Burdman

S&Ls put the gloves back on.

A Postindustrial Detroit

by Stephen Parsons

Part Two of EIR’s urban series.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Haig-Kissinger Depopulation Policy

by Lonnie Wolfe and Lydia Schulman

The State Department is promoting destabilizations for the explicit purpose of killing off masses of people.

Documentation: Comments by Thomas Ferguson of the DOS Office of Population Affairs; excerpts from the National Security Council analysis and Global 2000 report outlining the policy; and an interview with William Paddock, a specialist in population reduction.


Brezhnev Scores Radicals, Offers U.S. Leverage

by Rachel Douglas

Rachel Douglas’s report on the opening of the 26th Party Congress in the U.S.S.R.

Jean François-Poncet Urges U.S.-Soviet Summit Meeting

A report on his press conference in Washington.

Europe: Volcker Is a Threat to Security

by Susan Welsh

At the Wehrkunde conference, West German and U.S. spokesmen said military defense is impossible if industry is undercut.

The German Marshall Fund: Reviving the Morgenthau Plan

by Susan Welsh

The originators, funding, and goals of an important institution.

International Intelligence


Haig, Media Launch Salvador Operation

by Kathleen Murphy and Gretchen Small

Documentation: The arms runners and guerrilla controllers the State Department left out of its White Book on El Salvador.

‘Scribescam’ Scandal Explodes

by Scott Thompson

The hard evidence that Thomas Puccio and other Justice Department operatives conspired with the press to set up the Abscam-Brilab victims.

Documentation: Who’s who in Scribescam.

Senator Hatch Talks About Brilab Approach

by Barbara Dreyfuss

Part Two of EIR’s interview with the chairman of the Senate Labor Committee.

Rep. Mottl on the Anti-Volcker Fight

by Anita Gallagher

An interview with the Ohio Democrat on what Congress is and isn’t doing about the Federal Reserve.

National News