Volume 8, Number 45, November 17, 1981



Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

The Fahd plan picks up steam.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Sonora ’81: investment opportunities.


by Sophie Tanapura

Charles Millon, Deputy General Secretary of France’s Republican Party.


by Stanley Ezrol

William Winpisinger, President of the International Association of Machinists.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Labor in Focus

by Lonnie Wolfe

Kirkland, DOL back racketeering bill.


The Fed Looks Forward to a Controlled Depression

by Kathy Burdman

Discussions with Volcker deputies and their academic counterparts who think the economy can be tidily wound down.

Currency Rates

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Interest rates will fall, then climb.


by Kathy Burdman

Volcker says “no life after death.”

How Traffic Works in the Golden Triangle

by Marilyn James

An exposé of Asian heroin production and marketing.

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Real Gap for the U.S. Military: Global 2000 Policy

by Susan Johnson

A report on EIR’s Sept. 30 conference in Washington.

Prof. Holzman Compares Defense Expenditures

An attempt to prove that the U.S. is not behind.

Dr. Bardwell on the Science-Technology Gap with the U.S.S.R.

by Dr. Steven Bardwell

Criton Zoakos Indicts American Strategic Policy

by Criton Zoakos

The tradition and its current betrayal.

David Goldman on U.S. Productivity Requirements for the Industrial Base

by David Goldman

Documentation: LaRouche-Riemann model graphics.


Free-zone System for Egypt or an Industrial Buildup?

by Judith Wyer

Sadat was attempting to reduce the perquisites of the international banks, and expand industrial infrastructure through nuclear energy.

Islam and the West Looks To Dark Ages

by Luba George

A report on a Paris conference of Muslim Brotherhood controllers.

The Jesuits Charge That Larouche Is ‘an Agent of the Vatican’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The stakes are scientific mastery versus depopulation and bestiality, writes LaRouche.

Mumford’s Superior Targets Refugees

An interview with Malcolm Potts of the International Fertility Research Program.

Otto von Hapsburg Lauds the Socialists

by Philip Golub

An interview with the “conservative” archduke.

International Intelligence


Haig and Volcker Block U.S. Recovery Policies

by Graham Lowry

State Department and its Tokyo Friends Maneuver To Bring Suzuki Into Line

by Richard Katz

Sen. Hatfield Looks for Global 2000 Sponsors

by Lonnie Wolfe and Susan Kokinda

National News