Volume 8, Number 39, October 6, 1981



Science & Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Scientific payload for the Space Shuttle.


by Daniel Sneider

Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Hank’s Grito.

Eye on Washington

by Stanley Ezrol

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

That controversial Alaskan oil.


Regan’s ‘Modest Proposal’ for the Third World

by David Goldman

The U.S. Treasury, the IMF, and the major private lenders intend to reduce net lending.

Documentation: Interviews with the Treasury and State Departments.

Chile Model Ahead for Social Securty?

by Leif Johnson

If a new commission on Social Security is created, it will consider this Friedmanite approach.


by Montresor

A new kind of extortion.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

How long will the dollar rally last?


by Kathy Burdman

Jimmy Carter returns to Washington.


by Susan B. Cohen

Farm coalition fractured in Senate.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rate

Business Briefs

Special Report

Terroris, Drugs, and Subversion: The Craxi Dossier

by Umberto Pascali

Umberto Pascali documents the Socialist leader’s links to the Red Brigades, the narcotics mafia, and the sabotage of industrial growth advocates in the Christian Democracy; he asks why the Reagan administration seems prepared to sponsor Craxi’s prime ministry.

Depopulation Already Under Way in Italy

Toward Craxi adviser De Marchi’s goal of a two-thirds reduction.


India’s Industrial Growth Regains Its Momentum

by Daniel Sneider

Why Schmidt Cites the New Encyclical

by Rachel Douglas

The Chancellor refuses to undercut productive labor through drastic fiscal austerity.

‘Haig Must Cease Efforts To Topple Germany’s Schmidt’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Documentation: “You don’t want someone like him steering policy.”

General Zia and His Regime Implicated in Heroin Traffic

by Uma Zykofsky

Zia’s Pakistan: Gateway to Opium Center

by Marilyn James

Mexican Diplomatic Offensive Challenges Haig’s ‘Body Count’ Policy in El Salvador

by Timothy Rush

EIR Report Forecasts Crisis in Guatemala

‘Permanent Warfare’ in Zaire

by Douglas DeGroot

Sadat Tries To Halt Iranization of Egypt

by Judith Wyer

International Intelligence


The Manatt Democrats Stage Reagan’s Tragedy

by Richard Cohen

Washington Bureau Chief Richard Cohen relays Lyndon LaRouche’s comments on the Sept. 24 Reagan address. While the President destroys the economy, the O’Neill faction in the Democratic Party is defending Paul Volcker, not the national interest.

The Cruise Missile and Strategic Doctrine

by Robert Gallagher

Not only is its performance dubious: the second generation buzz bomb is useful only for a first strike.

The Harrison Williams Brief

by Mary Jane Freeman

A review of the legal arguments submitted in the Senator’s Abscam case by a distinguished jurist.

The Democratic Party: Battle Continues After New York Primary

by Joseph Brewda

National News