Volume 8, Number 14, April 7, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Peres’s new options key in campaign.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The PRI party shuffle.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Resuming American nuclear exports.


Eurosummit Mandates Lower Interest Rates

by David Goldman

Weidenbaum: ‘We Are All Monetarists and Supply-Siders’

by Laura Chasen

An exclusive interview with the CEA chairman.

Currency Rates

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Haig backs off on “bilateralism” scheme.


by Kathy Burdman

Beware the Money Market Funds Debate.

The ‘Strategic Materials’ Hoax

by Richard Freeman

A cold look at the facts.

Eximbank To Fund Labor-Intensive Projects As ‘Population Policy’?

by Kathy Burdman

William Draper III Argues ‘National Security’

Why the Arbatov Faction Promotes the ‘Strategic Materials’ Policy

by Rachel Douglas

The Soviet angle.

Bonn-Moscow Gas Deal On Track

by George Gregory

Business Briefs

Special Report

Club of Rome and Socialists Ally For Global 2000 Policy

by Criton Zoakos

And who controls the Socialist International.

Postindustrial Stormtroopers: The Goal of the Paris Eurosocialists

by Garance Upham Phau

A report on the Unesco/Eurosocialist conference in Paris.

Peccei Outlines Club of Rome Blueprints

by Joëlle Leconte

A review of Cent pages pour l’avenir by Aurelio Peccei.

Documentation: Two interviews with Aurelio Peccei of the Club of Rome.

Eurosocialists Deploy Yippies Against Reagan

by Joseph Brewda

The American end of the operation.


London and Khomeini Launch Subversion of Iraq

by Nancy Coker

Including dossiers on some “pro-Arab” agents.

Documentation: Comments by James Jesus Angleton and the Jerusalem Post.

U.S. Arms Package for Zia Unsettles India

by Daniel Sneider and Paul Zykofsky

López Portillo States Policy for Salvador

by Gretchen Small

Central Bank Mounts Blitz Against Industry

by Marco Fanini

The Italian economic and political crisis.

Rome Greets a Real War Against Narcotics

by Leonardo Servadio

A report from the leading daily Il Tempo.

Africa: The Overlap between Famine and Geopolitics

by Douglas DeGroot and Cynthia Parsons

Documentation: A country-by-country picture of economic devastation.

International Intelligence


Policy Is At Stake in the Battle over Haig

by Kathleen Murphy

More than a question of turf.

The LaRouches’ Answer to the ‘Hooverization’ of Reagan

by Vivian Zoakos

A report on the EIR-NDPC conference on “Europe’s Challenge to Reagan.”

A Crucial National Investment: The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

The purpose, history, and scope of the project.

Documentation: Interviews with Rep. Tom Bevill of Alabama and the Tenn-Tom deputy director.

Coal Pact a Victory Against Oil Multis

by Lonnie Wolfe

Documentation: Mineworkers’ leader Sam Church in a little-publicized statement.

Justice Department’s D. Lowell Jensen Blasts Drugs and Domestic Terrorism

by Freyda Greenberg

An exclusive interview.

National News