Volume 8, Number 50, December 29, 1981




by Richard Cohen

Son Sann, former Cambodian Premier under Sihanouk, now armed by Peking.

Report from Paris

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Sykes-Picot revisited.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Sharon’s cold war in Africa.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Alemán moves to legalize casinos.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Congress legalizes energy disasters.


Second Great Depression Hits the United States

by Leif Johnson

Liquidity Picture Is Sheer Disaster

by Richard Freeman

LaRouche-Riemann Model: No Recovery

by David Goldman

Fundamentals of the U.S. Collapse

by Peter Rush

Currency Rates

Three Strategies for Poland’s Debt

by Renée Sigerson

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick


by Susan B. Cohen

Caterpillar gets an export license.


by Kathy Burdman

Part Two: Who’s destroying American banking?

Business Briefs

Special Report

Systems Analysis Is White-Collar Genocide

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Part Two of EIR founder Lyndon LaRouche’s examination of the dogma underlying “equilibrium economics” in both the West and the East bloc, counterposed to the actual science of economics as developed since the beginning of the 17th century. The third and final part of this article will appear in the Jan. 13 issue of EIR. The Jan. 6 issue will be largely devoted to an analytical review of the events of 1981.


Will the Crisis in Poland Trigger World War III?

by Criton Zoakos

The String-Pullers Behind the Crisis

by Rachel Douglas

The KOR faction of Solidarity, its London patrons, and the Soviet radicals’ channels.

Begin Blowtorches the Mideast Map

by Nancy Coker

Israel’s national interest, as well as that of the Arabs, is in peril.

Argentina: After the Coup: Power Is Still Unresolved

by Cynthia Rush

The ‘Third Force’ Is a Fraud

by Daniel Sneider

ASEAN’s negotiations over Cambodia.

Italian Youth Respond to Dante

by Nora Hamerman and Liliana Gorini

A conference report.

John Paul II Wars Against Malthusians

by Vivian Zoakos

International Intelligence


Haig Seeks Showdowns in Caribbean and Africa

by Richard Cohen

But there are signs that the Soviets are trying to cool the leaderships of Cuba and Nicaragua.

Congressmen Challenge Keyworth on His Commitment to Science Budget Cuts

by Marsha Freeman

At an important series of hearings, the President’s Science Advisor said a second-class U.S. status is acceptable in some fields; representatives did not concur.

Cold Welcome for a Heritage Proposal

by Marsha Freeman

To “privatize” aeronautics R&D; Pentagon officials call it absurd.

How Permindex’s Walter Sheridan Tried To Suppress the Kennedy Investigation

by Richard McGraw

The Justice Department insider now running Abscam and Brilab: Part Two of our ongoing dossier.

National News