Volume 9, Number 11, March 23, 1982



Science & Technology

by Marsha Freeman

Congress to trade off nuclear programs?


by Robert Dreyfuss

William Crawford, former U.S. Ambassador to North Yemen and Cyprus, who directs Islam Centennial Fourteen.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Part I: the surprising PSD.

Middle East Report

by Robert Dreyfuss

The A. Basmouk connection.

Book Review

by Robert Zubrin

Death Beam by Robert Moss.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


What about Mr. Haig’s ethics?


Oil-Price Plunge Will Ravage Third World Producers

by Richard Freeman

Volcker’s interest rates have cut demand for oil: the debt-finance implications and domestic consequences for underdeveloped nations like Nigeria.

Documentation: Interviews with oil-market specialists in London and Western Europe.

Currency Rates

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

The Fed’s new squeeze.


by Kathy Burdman

Bailout time for the S&Ls.

The Caribbean: ‘Free-Market’ Plan Boosts Dirty Money

by Valerie Rush

An update on the so-called Jamaica model.

Colombia: Illiquidity at Home, Cash Flow Abroad

by Valerie Rush and Carlos Cota Mesa

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Hidden Strengths of the Soviet Economy

by Uwe Parpart

Uwe Parpart, Contributing Editor and Research Director of the Fusion Energy Foundation, estimates the gains achieved in the U.S.S.R. and the potential for sustaining them.

Soviet Military Costs: A Scientific Estimate

by Steven Bardwell

Drawing on the LaRouche-Riemann econometric model, Military Editor Steven Bardwell, Editor-in-Chief of Fusion magazine, documents a defense buildup double the CIA’s estimate.

Siberian Development: The Fulcrum of U.S.S.R. Economic Growth Policy

by Rachel Douglas


Britain Speeds Effort To Chop Globe in Three

by Webster Tarpley

The diplomatic and economic effort to cut off the United States.

Documentation: Excerpts from Conservative leader Edward Heath’s March 2 speech in Fulton, Missouri.

India Stresses Joint North-South Stakes

by Daniel Sneider

A conference report from New Delhi.

The P-2 Death Squads

The feared initiators of Central American slaughter and counter-slaughter are controlled by fascist networks outside the continent.

Pakistan: Zia’s Purges and His Own Survival Chances

by Ramtanu Maitra

The Arab World: London’s Operatives Plotting New Coups

by Thierry Lalevée

The Muslim Brotherhood’s regroupment.

Islamic Centennial 14 and Fundamentalism

by Nancy Coker

Britain Manipulates Moroccan Insurgents

by Douglas DeGroot

Haig Sinks Deeper into P-2 Coverup

by Vivian Zoakos

Our weekly Investigative Leads summary on international terrorism.

International Intelligence


Williams Forces Inquiry Into DOJ Misconduct

by Molly Hammett Kronberg

A summary of the senatorial challenges to Abscam which preceded the New Jersey Democrat’s resignation, and a report on his own expectation of vindication.

‘No Budget Cuts, No Tax Increases’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In a National Democratic Policy Committee statement now circulating on Capitol Hill, EIR founder Lyndon LaRouche outlines why Congress should stop fiddling with the administration’s fiscal plan and get down to the business of ousting Paul Volcker instead.

Documentation: LaRouche’s four-point program for U.S. economic recovery.

National News