Volume 9, Number 29, August 3, 1982



Energy Insider

by William Engdahl

Nuclear power in the Comecon.


by Dennis Small

Admiral Carlos Castro Madero, chief of Argentina's Atomic Energy Commission.


by Laurent Murawiec

Dr. Philip Hemily, NATO's Assistant Secretary General for Scientific and Environmental Affairs.

Book Review

by Uma Zykofsky

Mountbatten and the Partition of India, by Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins.

China Watch

by Gregory F. Buyhoff

Peking looks for a "Third Way."

Inside Canada

by Pierre Beaudry

"Feed Pepin to the Crow."

Middle East Report

by Nancy Coker

IMF's man axed in Turkey.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menendez

European-style separatism in the works.


A diplomatic turning point?


Central-Bank Bailout Plan in Tatters As Crash Nears

by Laurent Murawiec

Japan and West Germany are refusing to go along with London's manipulations of the Euromarket crisis.

Documentation: Interviews with bankers in London and Geneva.

Currency Rates

Compromise Sought on the Sanctions and the Problem of Polish Debt

by David Goldman

New trade deals with the U.S.S.R., and credit to Poland, from West Germany.

Penn Square: The Folly of Volcker's Strategy

by Richard Freeman

He thinks he can let smaller banks go and paper over the big ones' difficulties.

The IMF Scurries To Fill Policy Vacuum

by Cynthia Rush

In South America and Mexico.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

The dollar and the banking crisis.


by Cynthia Parsons

A statistical hoax.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Argentina's Future: A First-Hand Appraisal

by Dennis Small

Ibero-America Editor Dennis Small on his trip to Argentina, where he discovered a hard-pressed but well-equipped grouping who understand Hamiltonian economics.

Documentation: Argentine press coverage of Small's visit.

Argentine Sponsor of an American System

A profile of Gen. Juan Guglialmelli.

Why London Fears the Nuclear Program in Argentina

by Dennis Small

Documentation: A brief look at the fiscal and other problems of the Mexican and Brazilian atomic-energy programs.


Mexico: Why Nuclear Bids Were Suspended

by Timothy Rush

Brazil: An Array of Problems

by Mark Sonnenblick

Will the Middle East Be Thrown Into Flames?

by Robert Dreyfuss

Or will the U.S. Administration finally crack down on Sharon and Begin?

Italian Socialist Role in Terrorism Confirmed by the Moro Trial

by Fiorella Operto

A first-hand report from Rome.

Banning the Greens

by Susan Welsh

in West Germany, momentum is growing against the environmentalist fascists, thanks to the European Labor Party.

Soviet Military Chief: 'Upgrade Our Defense'

by Rachel Douglas

Defense Minister Dmitrii Ustinov declares that if the United States wants to play military chicken games, the U.S.S.R. is prepared to meet the threat.

South Africa Readies 'Israeli-Style' Moves

by Douglas DeGroot

Behind the facade of negotiations over Namibia.

International Intelligence


Congress Punts on the Volcker Bailout Issue

by Ronald Kokinda

When the Fed Chairman testified on the Hill recently, no one was prepared to bring up the Euromarket situation.

When Will the United States Launch a Productive Policy Toward Asia?

by Daniel Sneider

Patching over the Taiwan question, and supporting the monstrous Khmer Rouge, hardly fulfill America's mission there.

Aquarians Brainwash U.S. Businessmen

by Helen Tiefmann

A report on a recent Tarrytown Group assembly of spoon-benders and futurologists.

Congressional Closeup

by Robert Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

National News