Volume 8, Number 46, December 1, 1981




by Ortrun and Hartmut Cramer

Kurt Schrade, chairman of the factory council at Estel-Hoesch’s Dortmund steel plant.

Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot

Sudan, the IMF, and the Iceberg Prince.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

How bad is the Pemex cash problem?

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Obstacles to Reagan’s nuclear strategy.


The Implications of a U.S. Business Collapse

by David Goldman

The Bank for International Settlements’ expectation of a 1930s-level depression is materializing.

Documentation: Interviews with Jamie Galbraith of the Joint Economic Committee and with a spokesman for the IMF’s North American Division.

Mexico’s Alfa Bailout

by Timothy Rush

How the Monterrey giant was undercut by Paul Volcker and its local enemies, and how exchange controls would help.

Documentation: Statements by Alfa’s management and by the Mexican Labor Party.

Currency Rates

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Sovereign lending on the way out?


by Kathy Burdman

Savings and lemmings.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

London Puts EIR at Center of Mideast Strategic Storm

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Russian Orthodoxy and the Soviet KGB

by Robert Dreyfuss

The gamemasters on a higher level than the secret services.

The New Scientist on EIR and LaRouche

The Oct. 22 article in the London-based journal.

Who controls the New Scientist?

by Vin Berg and Sylvia Barkley

A profile of Mr. Sardar

What IFIAS Networks Say About the EIR

Interviews with four relevant individuals.

LaRouche Warns of KGB Penetration by Way of the United Brands Orbit


The Fahd Plan and Its International Opponents

by Nancy Coker

The danger of a “preemptive strike” by Begin’s Israel.

The Global 2000 Attack on Colombia

by Cynthia Rush

How the Colombian Population Was Cut

by Cynthia Rush

Documentation: Statements by economist Silvacolmenares, former President Lleras Camargo, and former Finance Minister Botero Montoya.

Dope, Inc. Destroyed the Cotton Industry

by Carlos Cota Meza and Valerie Rush

Another dimension of Colombian history.

Behind the Assassination Attempt on Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Chairman of the European Labor Party and wife of EIR’s founder.

International Intelligence


Kissinger and Fisher Out To Steal the White House

by Richard Cohen

Mounting a replay of the summer 1980 demands.

Sen. Williams Seeks Fair Trial in Senate

by Anita Gallagher

An attempt to reverse the Ethics Committee’s irresponsibility.

Abscam Prosecutor Puccio Should Be Investigated for Corruption and Misconduct

A National Democratic Policy Committee dossier documenting Puccio’s pre-Abscam deployments for the Justice Department, and itemizing his improper actions against Williams and others during Abscam.

National News