Volume 9, Number 48, December 14, 1982



Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot and Mary Brannan

Bush gives Pretoria carte blanche.


Operation Juárez hits home.


New Tremors in the Underground Economy

by David Goldman

The offshore centers are undergoing shifts in the flow of illicit funds.

What Are Economic Shock Waves?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Part II of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.’s article concludes with an examination of the economic significance of beam-weaponry development.

‘Blended Credit’: The Wrong Way To Boost U.S. Agricultural Exports

by Cynthia Parsons

Currency Rates

Bolivian President Calls for War on Usury, Drugs

by Valerie Rush

Excerpts from Hernán Siles Zuazo’s recent speech before the United Nations.

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

Brazil bites IMF bullet.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Egypt’s Fight To Become the Japan of the Middle East

by Thierry Lalevée

President Mubarak’s Top Security Problem Is Egypt’s Economy

by Judith Wyer

The heritage of David Rockefeller’s “Open Door” policy.

U.S. AID Official: ‘We Are Helping Egypt To End Industrial Growth’

An interview with Joseph Wheeler, who has since been promoted at the State Department agency.

A Nation-Building Economic Program in the Spirit of the Nasser Years

by Ramtanu Maitra

What the “Japan” goal requires.

Mubarak’s War Against the Mafia

by Thierry Lalevée


Colossal East-West Arms and Drug Ring Cracked

by Vivian Freyre Zoakos

The Italian magistrates have not only confirmed EIR’s investigative leads but, by way of the Bulgarian connection, have thrown down the gauntlet to that faction in the Warsaw Pact which collaborates with the “black nobility’s” operations.

Mitterrand Shifts Course, Urges a Third World Development Effort

by Dana Sloan

The Fourth Republic politician, in the face of economic and political pressures, has begun to act in the Fifth Republic tradition.

Documentation: A first-hand report on the French President’s India trip.

Soviet Leaders Buttress the Politburo, Debate Economic Failures and Reforms

by Rachel Douglas

De La Madrid Pursues ‘Middle Way’ on Debt

by Timothy Rush

An option which does not exist.

Documentation: Thumbnail profiles of the new cabinet.

How Japan’s Nakasone Should Play His Cards Against Henry Kissinger

by Richard Katz

Political bombshells would fly in the right direction if the new premier exposed the way the Lockheed scandal has been used.

Documentation: Exclusive excerpts from Nakasone’s description of Kissinger’s tactics, and of his own policy outlook.

International Intelligence


Will the White House Fall into Howard Baker’s Trap?

by Richard Cohen

The Senate Majority Leader thinks he can “broker” Mr. Reagan into a tinker-toy military approach and a 1930s-style makework economic approach.

The Dirty Dealings in the Office of Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau

by Vin Berg

The son of the man who wanted to turn Germany into a depopulated pasture has helped turn New York City into the narcotics and pornography capital of the world, The National Caucus of Labor Committees, chaired by EIR founder LaRouche, is taking legal counteraction to judo the District Attorney’s political witchhunt against it.

The New York Times Is Not Really a Newspaper

by Richard Freeman

It is an intelligence operation, demonstrates Richard Freeman, one created by the Morgan interests as an instrument of British subversion. The Ochs and Sulzbergers were “backwater bankrupts” picked up to front for the Morgans.

Former Justice Department Officials Warn Against Tolerating Abscam Tactics

by Freyda Greenberg

Documentation: Excerpts from testimony by the former U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Robert del Tufo.

National News