Volume 8, Number 12, March 24, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Muslim Brotherhood-Israeli ties.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Who’s on top of U.S.-Mexico relations?

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Northwest’s power supply in jeopardy.


Stockman and Regan Plan ‘Black Thursday’

by David Goldman

What’s behind the OMB predictions of a shakeout.

Caspar Weinberger Proposes a Postindustrial Military Budget

by David Goldman

The Specifics of the Defense Budget: Unfit for Modern War-Winning

by Richard Freeman


by Kathy Burdman

“Let them die.”

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

$100 billion for energy growth.


by Montresor

Stabilizing prices through the BIS?


by Susan B. Cohen

Dairy industry launches export push.

World Trade

by David Ramonet

The $3 Billion New York Tax Giveaway

by Lydia Schulman

Part Three of our urban series.

Currency Rates

Burns: Schmidt Can’t Be Taken Seriously

Continuing last week’s interview.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Will the Soviets Rule in the 1980s?

by Criton Zoakos

The 26th Party Congress produced a mammoth crash program of invading the frontiers of science and funding industrial applications.

Nuclear Energy and Manpower: Keys to New U.S.S.R. Policy

by Rachel Douglas

Attention: U.S. congressmen, business executives, scientists, lobbyists, and labor leaders.

Dr. Aleksandrov Outlines the Soviet Growth Program

by Dr. A. P. Aleksandrov

How fundamental breakthroughs are to be pursued and utilized.

The New Soviet Central Committee and Politburo


Washington Plays With Asian Insurgencies

by Daniel Sneider

Daniel Sneider’s backgrounder on the Afghan-Pakistan situation and the State Department’s maneuvers.

Giscard Attacks U.K. Monetarism

by Vivian Zoakos

Western Europe is also pressing East-West summitry.

Andreotti To Forge a ‘Unity Government’?

by Umberto Pascali

If he doesn’t, our Rome bureau reports, economic disaster is the alternative.

‘Zimbabwe Solution’ Posed for El Salvador

by Gretchen Small

What Haig and the Socialist International want to turn negotiations into.

Mexico City’s Antiterror Crackdown

by Dolia Estevez Pettingell

Cleaning out a Maoist nest was a government move with international benefits.

New York Times Defends Mexican Terrorist Operative

International Intelligence


Fusion, NASA Cuts Spark an Urgent ‘Science Alert’

by Marsha Freeman

Marsha Freeman reports from Washington on the budget hearings and the overall stakes.

Henry Kissinger Retools Global 2000 As U.S. National Security Doctrine

by Lonnie Wolfe

Documentation: Interviews with a Georgetown colleague of Kissinger’s with Gen. Maxwell Taylor, and with a Population Committee operative.

Congressmen Plan Hearings To Impose Population Control

by Lonnie Wolfe

The domestic side of Global 2000.

Documentation: Statements by Rep. Richard Ottinger, along with an interview and editorial attesting that not everyone is ready to accept postindustrial population policy.

DOJ Terror Role at Core of Agency War

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Justice and the FBI are afraid that new intelligence guidelines would enable exposure of their ties to riots and assassinations.

National News