Volume 9, Number 10, March 16, 1982




With British and European spokesmen on Paul Volcker’s policies and the possibility of a “Third Way.”

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

About infrastructure investment.

Conference Report

by Stanley Ezrol and Lydia Cherry

Hormats ducks out of Club of Rome session.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

How much austerity?

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

Behind Ariel Sharon’s power play.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


Free elections in El Salvador.


Talk of Capital Controls Mounts in Europe

by Laurent Murawiec and Mark Burdman

A report from European Economics Editor Laurent Murawiec on a complicated situation: self-defense plus anti-American ploys.

Currency Rates

Wall Street Wants To Pull the Banking Plug

by Richard Freeman

The terminal stage of the “free market.”

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Tindemans’ stability plan.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Nose dive for the airlines.


by Susan B. Cohen

A Presidential initiative.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

When Will Deng’s Dynasty Collapse?

by Richard Katz

War on Industry Propels China into Famine and Devolution

by Gregory F. Buhyoff and Richard Katz

Why Deng May Be the Victim of His Own Purge Attempt

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

Faced With Unrest, Can Peking Rule?

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

Deng: ‘U.S.-China Ties Not So Good’

by Richard Katz


‘The Iranization Process Is On Schedule in Mexico’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s commentary on the strategic conjuncture in the wake of the peso devaluation.

Documentation: Excerpts from past warnings and policy proposals for Mexico by LaRouche and his associates, and interviews with foreign-exchange traders who are pushing for further devaluation.

Red Brigader Ran Solidarity Support

by Vivian Zoakos

Including a Lech Walesa tour of Italy: our regular Investigative Leads feature.

Widened War Danger as Iran Falls into Domestic Chaos

by Robert Dreyfuss

But the State Department is still supporting the fundamentalist butchers.

U.S. and Israel Run Weapons to Mullahs

by Robert Dreyfuss

The Real Story of Cyrus Hashemi

by Edward Spannaus

Law Editor Edward Spannaus documents the fact that EIR is not the only entity calling the attention of law-enforcement personnel to this ostensible banker from Iran.

A New Fund

A fund has been established for defense against Cyrus Hashemi’s multi-million dollar lawsuit against EIR.

James Bill Continues Revolutionary Support

Professor James Bill of the University of Texas at Austin supports Khomeini.

International Intelligence


Volcker Runs the Show in Washington, D.C.

by Richard Cohen

The congressional contortions to out-Stockman Stockman.

Senator Williams: ‘Defend the Separation of Powers’

by Susan Johnson

An investigation into Abscam’s conduct could prove that the enemies of America have redefined representative government as “influence-peddling,” in order to eliminate Volcker’s opponents.

Documentation: Excerpts from statements by Senator Williams and Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.

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