Volume 8, Number 38, September 29, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Will Begin doublecross Sadat?

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Behind the Michigan meeting.


by Anita Gallagher

Sen. Harrison Williams, New Jersey Democrat and Abscam defendant.


by Edward Spannaus

The philosophical problems with “strict construction.”

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Canada’s strange oil politics: phase two.


Push Comes to Shove After October First

by David Goldman

Same-day clearing, all-savers certificates’ drain on funds for corporate borrowing and quarterly debt-rollover requirements, add up to a turning point.

Documentation: Volcker’s comments in Brazil, and interviews with the Federal Reserve and a Dresdner Bank spokesman.

How a Gold Standard Should Work

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Currency Rates


by Montresor

Mr. Volcker’s cross of gold.


by Kathy Burdman

A deregulation blitzkrieg.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

How far will the dollar fall?

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

A new set of basket cases?

Business Briefs

Special Report

Haig and Peking Enforce Global 2000’s Kampuchea Model

by Peter Ennis

Life After Death in the Kampuchean Hell

by Daniel Sneider

Asia Editor Daniel Sneider’s report from Phnom Penh.

An Interview with Heng Samrin

by Daniel Sneider

Discussion with the rarely interviewed current President of Kampuchea.


Schmidt’s Counter-Options to Washington’s Folly

by Rachel Douglas

And what the State Department is doing to undercut them.

Brazil, Mexico Join Challenge to Haig

by Cynthia Rush

From Brazil, a rebuff to the SATO policy, a pledge to defend Angola from South Africa, and a warning about U.S. interest rates. In Mexico, a deeper link to Bonn, and an exposé of the Global 2000 military policy.

Documentation: Brazilian news reports and official statements, with El Sol’s attack on Haig and Weinberger from Mexico City.

International Intelligence


Why Chairman Volcker Remains So Self-Confident

by Richard Cohen

Congress has pulled together no strategy for both reducing interest rates, averting budget cuts, and promoting industrial growth.

Documentation: Statements by senators and representatives on the Hill—and by the Federal Reserve chairman.

‘This Administration Must Wake Up’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A statement by Lyndon LaRouche on the boldness needed to be truly practical.

Depopulation Cultists Declare War on Cardinal Cody and the Vatican

by Vivian Zoakos

A dossier on the year-long scandal campaign.

Thomas Puccio and His Sponsors

by Jeffrey Steinberg

If the Abscam prosecutor becomes U.S. Attorney, he will finish wrecking the CIA.

Behind New York’s Election Fracas

by Michele Steinberg

Candidate Klenetsky on New York’s Future

by Laurent Murawiec

X-ray Lasers and the Winterberg Approach

by Charles B. Stevens

National News