Volume 9, Number 24, June 22, 1982




by Sophie Tanapura

Manfred Lahnstein, West German Finance Minister.


by Pakdee Tanapura

Taizo Watanabe, spokesman for Japanese Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki.

Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

A case of financial warfare.

Investigative Leads

by Scott Thompson

Hospitaler knights of a new dark age.

China Watch

by Gregory F. Buhyoff

A new diplomacy.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Tensions high on election eve.


A proposal to sink the British pound.


The IMF Is Crowned at Versailles Summit

by George Gregory

An on-the-scene report.

Mitterrand’s Regal Posture Among the Group of Seven

by Dana Sloan

The Socialist Party host.

In the Crypt of the Heirs to the Hapsburg Empire

by David Goldman

The third and final part of Economics Editor David Goldman’s profile of the Thurn und Taxis dynasty.

Currency Rates

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Yes Virginia, there is no federal budget.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Anti-Depression Politics Shakes Up the 1982 Elections

by Molly Kronberg

An introduction: the National Democratic Policy Committee.

The NDPC: Its Goals, Its Enemies, and the Scope of Its Expansion

by Christina Nelson Huth

How Wallace and Reagan Challenged the Democrats

by Freyda Greenberg and Kathleen Klenetsky

The Harrimanites Downplay the NDPC

by Robert Zubrin

‘NDPC Can Bring Equal Opportunity’

EIR Interview with Democrat Hulan Jack.

Will the Democratic Party Survive Its Midterm Convention?

by Freyda Greenberg


U.S.S.R. Is the Winner in Israel’s Latest War

by Judith Wyer

An analysis of present and potential Soviet gains following Sharon’s invasion of Lebanon.

The Dismemberment of the Lebanese Nation

by Nancy Coker

A three-part plan.

Britain Set Up the Israeli Ambassador

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. on the assassination attempt against Schlomo Argov, and the overall strategic situation.

The Malvinas Conflict: Total War Strategy Required To Defeat Britain

by Uwe Parpart

An interview with Contributing Editor Uwe Parpart on the South Atlantic military situation.

An Argentine Calls for Economic Warfare

Who is Yuri Andropov?

by Rachel Douglas

His promotion to Central Committee Secretary in the Kremlin advances a “liberal” in a special sense. There is no reason to cheer.

Documentation: An assessment of the newly announced Soviet agricultural measures.

Soviet Agriculture Plenum Was an Anti-Climax

International Intelligence


A Presidency Left Without Any Clothes?

by Richard Cohen

The United States has been doubly disgraced by its betrayal of Latin America and its toleration of Israel’s mass slaughter. After the summit hoopla, Washington may just wake up.

California Primary Elections: The Wildest Vote Fraud in History

by Susan Johnson

After an unprecedented breakdown statewide in the ballot-counting computers, the NDPC-backed Wertz for Senate campaign has won a court order forcing accountability on election officials and the Secretary of State. The scandal-wracked fruit-fly partisan Gov. Jerry Brown may be in worse trouble than ever.

Congressional Closeup

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

National News