Volume 8, Number 43, November 3, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Not exactly fraternal.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The new PRI shuffle.

Report from Bonn

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

Bonn renews nuclear growth.

Report from Paris

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Security for whom?

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Eye on Washington

by Stanley Ezrol


Is the Nobel Prize a Threat to U.S. Security?

by David Goldman

The method legitimated by the economics award is sabotaging national defense.

Yale’s Little Cabal of Systems-Analysis Frauds

by Richard Freeman

Nobel laureates, “left” and “right,” are exposed by Richard Freeman.

Import Shifts Point Oil Weapon at the Economies of Western Europe and Japan

by Judith Wyer

Currency Rates

Brazilian Survival Tactic in Volcker’s World Economy: A Draining Export Drive

by Mark Sonnenblick

Opposing Views on a Policy of Sacrifice

Dangerous Trends in the LDCs’ Trade

by Peter Rush

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Kathy Burdman

Red alert.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Double-digit rates for the decade?

Business Briefs

Special Report

Reagan’s Nuclear Policy: Can the U.S. Make It Work?

by Vin Berg

The Administration is moving to provide regulatory sanity for construction and exports. Will there be credit for sales abroad? Will the next step, fusion power—deemed eminently feasible last month by Lawrence Livermore’s inertial confinement specialists—receive support?

America’s Foremost Regulatory Blocks

DOE Plans Pro-Nuclear Educational Campaign

How Volcker and the Investment Banks Have Strangled Nuclear Power Financing

by Lydia Schulman

The most dramatic case of the Federal Reserve’s wreckage of capital intensive industry overall.


Mexico, Japan Fight for Nation-Building at Cancún

by Peter Ennis

Part I of our exclusive report from the summit.

Documentation: Statements by José López Portillo, Ganesh Shukla of India’s New Wave, and EIR’s Peter Ennis.

Japan Goes Political: The New Financial and Technological Offensive Takes Shape

by Richard Katz

Part II of a series.

How President Reagan Is Being Played by London

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Papandreou Is a Second Mitterrand

by Nancy Coker

A case study in Britain’s methods.

International Intelligence


Who’s Setting the Next Booby-Traps?

by Richard Cohen

Tighter collaboration between Manatt Democrats and the Socialist International.

Haig To Write Own Global 2000 Draft

by Lonnie Wolfe

The plans EIR revealed this spring have taken official interagency form: a “patriotic” version of mass depopulation policy.

Strategists Say the U.S. System Is Dead

by Ronald Kokinda

A report on the Democratic National Strategy Council meeting which was dominated by the Club of Rome.

Two Battles for U.S. Water Development

by Nicholas F. Benton

The Clayton plan launched in Texas and the North American Water and Power Alliance, promoted by the National Democratic Policy Committee.

Documentation: A summary of the region-by-region benefits of NAWAPA.

National News