Volume 9, Number 46, November 30, 1982



Dr. Ghulam Hussein

by Mary Lalevée

The Secretary-General of the outlawed Pakistan People’s Party describes how the Zia regime is destroying the nation.


Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Church at a crossroads.


What is the New York Times?


U.S. Bond Markets: Weak Link for World Financial System?

by David Goldman

The IMF Accords Add Up To a Shell Game

by Timothy Rush

The letter of intent Mexico signed with the Fund is extremely vague. The banks are asking the IMF to crack down; the IMF is asking the banks to go ahead and lend.

How the World Bank Is Recolonizing Africa

by Douglas DeGroot

The World Bank drive to make the continent nothing but a raw-materials exporter is contrasted in this survey with the effort headed by EIR founder Lyndon LaRouche to bring high-technology industrialization there.

Documentation: Excerpts from the World Bank’s Berg Report and from LaRouche’s book, The Economics of Nation-Building: Critical Comments Appended to the Lagos Plan of Action. Case studies provided of Zaire, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, and Zambia.

Currency Rates


by Montresor

Estimating world gold stores.

Trade Review

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs

Special Report

Beam weapons: The Science To Prevent Thermonuclear War

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

How Anti-Missile Systems Can Be a ‘Science Driver’ for U.S. Economy

by Marsha Freeman

Four Types of Directed-Energy Weapons

by Mary McCourt

Dr. Edward Teller Tells Press: ‘Science Can End the Age of Thermonuclear Terror’

U.S.S.R. Advances on Beam-Weapons Work

by Steven Bardwell

Draft Legislation for a U.S. Beam Program

LaRouche Open Letter Poses Policy Choice

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


The Soviets’ 36-Year Nyet to Technology-Control Pacts

by Criton Zoakos

Editor-in-Chief Criton Zoakos explains why those who think Andropov will embrace the kind of arms control that would stunt the U.S.S.R.’s advanced defense programs have some surprises coming.

Leonid Brezhnev: A Soviet Nation-Builder

by Rachel Douglas

Reviewing his commitments to industry and a rational version of détente.

The Kissinger Scandal the American Press Refuses To Cover

by Vivian

Freyre Zoakos

Excerpts from Italian reportage on the testimony by Corrado Guerzoni, close associate of the assassinated Aldo Moro.

France: Will War on Terrorism Tilt Political Balance?

by Dana Sloan

New York Times at the Center of Effort To Wreck Israeli Institutions

by Mark Burdman

Exclusive exposé of the intent and instigators of the articles on Labour Party collusion with the Reagan Administration.

A Political Standoff at the OAS Meeting

by Gretchen Small

Thanks in part to George Shultz.

After Elections, Brazil’s Fight over IMF Begins

by Mark Sonnenblick

International Intelligence


Federal ‘Gridlock’ Intended as Pretext To Scrap Constitution

by Susan Kokinda

How the budget fight relates to the Lloyd Cutler group’s effort to introduce a parliamentary system that would blunt constituency resistance against all-out austerity policies.

The World Wildlife Fund: A Conspiracy To Lock Away the Resources of the World

by Lonnie Wolfe

This organization, which is building up its influence in the United States, originates with the oligarchs’ commitment to making the globe a game preserve" and looting ground, free of too many plebeians.

Documentation: The U.S. board members of the Fund.

National News