Volume 9, Number 22, June 8, 1982




by Laurent Murawiec

Viscount Etienne Davignon, the European Community’s industrial commissioner.

Investigative Leads

by Scott Thompson

Fatima networks target the Pope.

Inside Canada

by Pierre Beaudry

The truth behind separatism.

Report from New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

No winners in state elections.

Middle East Report

by Judith Wyer

Khomeini’s blackmail.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Security forces on alert.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda


The new North-South potential.


The Way Out of Mexico’s Financial Disaster

by Timothy Rush

Economic warfare from the outside is facilitated by past delays in industrialization, writes Timothy Rush. Exchange controls and political mobilization against Mexico’s “fifth column” are indispensable.

Mexico’s Economy at a Glance

The Venetian Intelligence Directorate and the Hapsburgs’ Financial Empire

by David Goldman

Part II of Economic Editor David Goldman’s report on his discussions at the Thurn und Taxis palace in Bavaria.

Currency Rates


by Susan Brady

European Community sets CAP prices.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Fear of the unknown.


by Kathy Burdman

A not untypical case.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

India Is Vital to Reversing the World Depression

by Daniel Sneider

Ironically, certain British geopoliticians realize this better than Americans do.

‘Developing Nations Must Be Responsible for Economic Growth and War-Avoidance’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A transcript of EIR founder Lyndon LaRouche’s address to the Indian Council on World Affairs on April 23.

Indian Economy Back on the Track Under the Gandhi Government

by Susan Brady and Ramtanu Maitra

Asia Editor Daniel Sneider prepared this survey after his latest trip to India.


The Anglo-American Strategic Miscalculation

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos concludes that London has put into play two processes: momentum toward nuclear war, and developing-sector consciousness of the need to combat the British. Everything depends on which process gains the greater speed.

Iraqi Defeat Would Clear the Way for Khomeini To Take Over Mideast

by Robert Dreyfuss

After the fall of Khorramshar, Alexander Haig and the Israeli Defense Ministry view that prospect with complacency.

The Malvinas: Latin Americans Opt for a New Diplomacy

by Cynthia Rush

France Revives the ‘Spirit of Suez’

by Mark Burdman

On behalf of his British senior partner, Mitterrand is carrying out NATO’s “recolonization” policy.

International Intelligence


Bush and Baker Place the President In Danger

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Insisting that Mr. Reagan needs a PR triumph in Europe, they have ignored the blatant security dangers along his route. We provide a profile of White House Chief of Staff James Baker III, who along with the Vice-President and Michael Deaver have created this set-up.

A Debate over Ties to Taiwan and Peking

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

Some members of the administration still think the China Card can be salvaged. The U.S. may end up losing Taipei and gaining nothing.

‘Abscam Subjected Victim to Outrage’

by Sanford Roberts

A Challenge to the Jerry Brown Machine

by Andrew Rotstein

In California, Will Wertz of the National Democratic Policy Committee has shaped the senatorial primary with his blasts against what he calls the racism of Tom Hayden and Governor Brown, and his program for growth.

How Haig and Kissinger Ran Watergate Against the U.S.

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A lesson for President Reagan.

National News