Volume 10, Number 15, April 19, 1983



Samak Sundaravej

by Pakdee Tanapura

The head of Thailand’s Citizens Party talks about domestic politics, and ridicules ecologists.

Demetrio Vergara Stanziola

by Carlos Wesley

The author of a technologically unique plan for a second Panama Canal at sea level explains the proposal.

Fernando Manfredo

by Carlos Wesley

The deputy canal commissioner discusses labor questions and canal capacity.


Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The San José Accord flap.

Middle East Report

by Nancy Coker

A question of time.


Productivity and national security.


Debate over Debt Strategy Breaks Out in the G-77

by Peter Ennis and Dennis Small

Documentation: The text of the call for a unified debtors’ strategy by the secretary-general of the Latin American Economic System (SELA), Carlos Alzamora.

Ibero-America Receives Threats From Creditors

by Cynthia Rush

But Mexico is offering support for Ecuador’s “debtors’ cartel” initiative.

Why Cheaper Oil Cannot Buy a U.S. Economic Recovery

by David Goldman

The LaRouche-Riemann econometric model’s findings.

PIK Program: A Hoax for Farmers, and a Threat to U.S. Food Supplies

by Cynthia Parsons

The “Payment in Kind” budget-cutting maneuver will evidently rob the consumer without paying the producer.

Currency Rates

International Credit

by Kathy Burdman

BIS plots next phase of creditors’ cartel.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

What makes interest rates go up?

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Genoud Networks and the Plan To Set the Mideast on Fire

by Scott Thompson

An overview of the Nazi International, coordinated by Switzerland’s François Genoud, and a report on the latest effort to deploy the International’s Khomeini-style networks throughout the Middle East.

François Genoud, Terrorist Controller

by Paul Goldstein

In counterintelligence format, a dossier on the shadowy protégé of the Swiss banks, the Schlumberger interests, and the Allen Dulles networks in Anglo-American circles.


Tailspin in Western Europe over U.S. Defense Policy

by Criton Zoakos

“We need to preserve nuclear blackmail!” cries the Royal Institute of International Affairs — Soviet press rallies the party for laser technology — The Ekonomicheskaya Gazeta has published a map of economic applications of the U.S.S.R.’s beam-weapons program.

Soviets Move To Unlock Technology Bottlenecks

by Rachel Douglas

The Real Threat in Central America: Kirkpatrick, Sharon, & Company

by Gretchen Small

Colombia’s Betancur on Emergency Mission

In Defense of Nigeria

by Allen Salisbury

EIR board member Allen Salisbury challenges the international media.

African Officials Blast Club of Rome, IMF

Thailand: The Choices as Elections Approach

by Pakdee Tanapura and Sophie Tanapura

The Kampuchea Issue: A ‘Patient Stance’

by Paul Zykofsky

Our correspondents report from Bangkok on the present government’s foreign policy, and the political alignments domestically.

The World Needs a New Sea-Level Panama Canal

by Carlos Wesley

International Intelligence


Bipartisan Government in 1985, Pledges LaRouche

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The EIR founder identifies the Reagan nuclear defense strategy as an irreversible turning point for national morality and scientific capability, and reviews the possibilities of his presidential candidacy from that point of view.

Harriman Democrats Are Recycling the Andropov Line Against Beam Weaponry

by Graham Lowry

Their plans to turn both the United States and the Soviet Union into “post-industrial” swamps are in utter jeopardy.

SPIS: Offshore Banks Aid Drugs and Crime

by Renée Sigerson

The Senate subcommittee report on dirty-money laundering calls a spade a spade.

How the FBI Was Set Up As a National Gestapo

by Marilyn James

Part I of a new series describes the Bureau of Investigation’s unconstitutional sweeps in the name of law enforcement before and during World War I.

National News