Volume 9, Number 30, August 10, 1982



Investigative Leads

by Herb Strong (Herbert Quinde)

Qaddafi and neo-Nazis spur terror outbreak

Middle East Report

by Mark Burdman

Dr. Strangelove in Israel’s cabinet.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The ABCs of destabilization.


Spanish Defense Minister Alberto Oliart

On the NATO command there and NATO “out-of-area deployments.”

Spanish Interior Minister Juan José Rosón

Spain is not unaffected by the drug plague. Minister Rosón calls it a conspiracy.

Eugenio Marín, head of the Spanish Employers’ Association

The need for an even more aggressive nuclear program, and the fallacies of Malthusianism.

Antonio Garrigues Walker, Spanish Trilateral Commissioner

Contending that the concept of national sovereignty is outmoded.


Britain Declares World Banking in Default

by Kathy Burdman

The New York Federal Reserve confirms the City of London’s policy of “controlled disintegration.”

Big Five Banks Near the Edge of the Cliff

by Richard Freeman

Canada’s bloated financial institutions sit on top of the fastest-shrinking economy in the West.

Currency Rates

Helmut Schmidt on the Depression Danger

Excerpts from his July 22 speech in San Francisco.

LaRouche-Riemann Model Projects Colombia’s Growth

Case Study: Colombia: Capital Investment and Education Essential to Economic Development

by Dr. Uwe Parpart

The Model Results for Colombia

by Peter Rush

The World’s Largest Coal Mine


by Kathy Burdman

Colombian scandal greets new President.

‘There Will, Too, Be a U.S. Recovery!’

by Euphemius G. Quackenbush

A rejoinder to EIR.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Spain: Resurgent Nation or Next Socialist Victim?

by Katherine Kanter and Vivian Zoakos

An overview of Spain’s political constellations, and its international importance as a counterforce to those who want to make southern Europe part of a “Third World” subjected to enforced backwardness and fragmentation.

Documentation: Interviews with Spain’s Defense Minister, Interior Minister, national employers’ association chief, and Trilateral Commission representative.

How Spain Can Reach Recovery and Growth

by Richard Schulman

A programmatic outline for the tenth most industrialized nation in the world.


The Man Behind the Middle East Carnage

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos on the Lebanon conjuncture and the phenomenon of Kissinger redux.

Henry Kissinger, Italy’s Socialists, and the Assassination of Aldo Moro

by Nora Hamerman and Fiorella Operto

Part II of our first-hand coverage of the trial of the Red Brigades murderers of the Christian Democratic leader.

Mexico’s Insurgent PAN Is a Creation of the Inquisition Networks in Central Europe

by Timothy Rush

Its leaders are overtly pro-Nazi.

Guatemala: The Controllers of Ayatollah Ríos Montt

by Gretchen Small

Including Gen. Vernon Walters and the sponsors of the Rev. Jim Jones.

The Frankfurt Mafia

by Volcker Hassmann

Part I of an exposé that travels from Swiss banks to the Lanksy mob in Florida back to West Germans like Walter Hesselbach, who has done so much to undermine the political parties there.

International Intelligence


The Sonnenfeldt Ploy and the November Coup Plan

by Richard Cohen

The policy content of the Kissinger faction’s plan to take over the White House altogether after an electoral debacle for the GOP is: restoring the China Card, imposing economic corporatism, and accelerating the downfall of Helmut Schmidt Chancellor.

The Promise of U.S. X-Ray Laser Defense

by Charles B. Stevens and Steven Bardwell

If the American public were properly informed, they would support this genuinely “cost-effective” antiballisic missile technology. Energy densities are the key to its superiority.

Indira Gandhi in Washington, D.C.: A New Opening

by Paul Zykofsky

New Delhi Bureau Chief Paul Zykofsky reports from the nation’s capital on the Tarapur agreement and the spirit of the Prime Minister’s meeting with President Reagan.

Congressional Closeup

by Susan Kokinda and Ronald Kokinda

National News


Keep Henry Kissinger out of Israel.