Volume 8, Number 26, June 30, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Will Israel choose a fascist?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Confrontation with the multis.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

That Alaska gas pipeline.


The BIS Performs a Sudden About-Face

by David Goldman

Some implications of the verdict that high interest rates after all threaten to force a depression.

Documentation: An interview with Robert Hormats, who is preparing the U.S. side of the Ottawa summit for the State Department.

A New Gold Exchange Standard or a British-Style Remonetization?

by Kathy Burdman

A new Presidential commission is to make proposals this fall.

The Fifth Column Hit Social Security

by Leif Johnson


by Renée Sigerson

Trade war threatens to muddy summit.


by Kathy Burdman

IBFs are coming!

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Susan B. Cohen

CFTC investigates cattle case

Mexico’s Inflation Problem

by David Goldman

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

Can Poland Yet Be Saved?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Subtitled “A New Polish National Manifesto,” this is Lyndon LaRouche’s commentary on the obstacles over the centuries to full Polish sovereignty, and the economic challenge of building a modern state. Part I: The Ever-Vanishing Polish Nation. Part II: Poland: The “Sancho Panza” of Europe.

Documentation: Poland’s current agricultural backwardness, and a profile of the dissident DiP movement.

A History of ‘Experience and the Future’

Poland’s Economy: The Agriculture Trap


Haig Pulls ‘China Card’ Policy Coup ... for Now

by Richard Katz

He may have neutralized America’s anti-China allies in Asia in more ways than one, strengthening Deng but weakening Reagan.

Will Menachem Begin’s ‘Big Lies’ About Iraq Backfire Against Him?

by Nancy Coker

Why Iraq Was Not Building a Bomb

by Dr. John Schoonover

Behind Israel’s Bomb: Dr. Yuval Neeman

by Mark Burdman

A ‘mad genius’ with some down-to-earth-not to say underground-connections.

Iran’s New Configuration

by Thierry LeMarc

Thierry LeMarc on how the Islamic fundamentalists are working with the communist Tudeh Party, and the dangers ahead.

Haig, Kissinger Named in Italian Coup Conspiracy

by Christopher White

It’s all over Italy. As we went to press, the State Department made vociferous denials at its latest briefing.

Monetarist Policies Are Undercutting the Strength of Europe’s NATO Partners

by Michael Liebig

An overview by Michael Liebig.

Chancellor Schmidt: ‘Economics Is the Key’

Thatcher Dismantles U.K.’s Capabilities

by Susan Welsh

Will Mitterand Keep the Force de Frappe?

International Intelligence


The Trilateral Package for the White House

by Richard Cohen

Richard Cohen reports from Washington on the President’s interrelated missteps regarding foreign and domestic policy.

‘Only the Reagan Administration Can Stop World War III’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Excerpts from EIR founder Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.’s June 10 speech in Washington. Institutions, he said, must be taken away from the control of enemies of the republic.

A Summer Offensive Against Paul Volcker

by Anita Gallagher

Democratic senators are part of the effort; will there be a bandwagon effect?

National News