Volume 9, Number 6, February 16, 1982



Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Mexico’s southern refugee problem.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

The Israel-Iran military axis.

Music Review

by Kathy Burdman

Gerhard Husch sings Schumann lieder.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


The power of method.


Computer Economics As a Brainwashing Tool

by David Goldman

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Dollar rise is temporary.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Eurodollar lending crunch for 1982.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Regan’s bad advice to Reagan.


by Susan Brady

A gesture from Washington.

World Trade

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

Robert 0. Anderson’s Strategy Will Blight the American West

by William Engdahl

A remarkable pattern: the Arco chiefs high-cost energy projects in the Rockies are immune to environmentalist attack, while Anderson’s Aspen Institute funds attacks against the nuclear plants surrounding—and competing with—those projects, which will drain the West’s water, too.

‘Back to Nature’ With Dryland Farming: A Dangerous Fraud

by Sylvia Barkley

High-technology irrigation increases precipitation as well as output.

Water for Growth in California

by Sylvia Barkley

The current situation and future needs.


ADL’s Sterling Bank Sued in Italian Mafia Case

by David Goldman

Mafia operative Michele Sindona’s joint activities with the Anti-Defamation League’s bank.

A ‘Gaullist’ Solution Against the Mafia?

by Paolo Raimondi

George Ball and the Dozier Kidnapping

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

‘Now the Time for Justice Has Come’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A Secret Meeting Plans Chaos in Mexico

by Dennis Small

The Roots of the Atalaya Conspiracy

by Hector Apolinar

A Renewed Assault on the Peso

by Timothy Rush

Mexico: Who’s Who in the Political Reform

by Timothy Rush

A Strategy To Wreck the PRI

by Timothy Rush

Dope, Inc. Retains Its Amazon Empire

by Mark Sonnenblick

Psychological Warfare and the ‘No-War’ Talks

by Daniel Sneider

India-Pakistan diplomacy.

International Intelligence


Puccio Drug Links and Weinberg Death Under Investigation

by Mary Jane Freeman

Abscam prosecutor Thomas Puccio’s ties to the Sicilian heroin mob, and the suspicious “suicide” of a witness against him and his Justice Department/FBI associates, deserve scrutiny.

Documentation: Excerpts from taped statements by Marie Weinberg on Abscam.

‘Congress Could Open Itself to a Purge’

by Andrew Rotstein

Schmidt Opponents Use Terrorism, East-West Tension, and Economic Chaos

by Susan Johnson

Democratic Party: A New Program for Defending Volcker

by Graham Lowry

Eagleburger: A Harriman Mole

by Richard Cohen

National News