Volume 10, Number 23, June 14, 1983



Carlos Alzamora

by Maximiliano Londoño

The Permanent Secretary of the Latin American Economic System (SELA) describes the conditions necessary to negotiate repayment of the continent’s debt, and guarantee that living standards and development are preserved.

Fiorella Operto

The General Secretary of the European Labor Party of Italy on her party’s intervention in the June 26 elections, to stop fascist Bettino Craxi from coming to power.

Pichai Rattakul

by Daniel Sneider

The Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand previews his government’s upcoming talks with Vietnam.


Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Betancur versus the usurers.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Fidel Velásquez’s gamble.

Italy’s War on Crime

by Marco Fanini

The P-2 Lodge killed Moro.

Mideast Report

by Nancy Coker

“No better than dogs.”

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda


Hawks in doves’ clothing.


Operation Juárez Emerges Out of the Brazilian Crisis

by David Goldman

Events are moving faster than either debtors or creditors expected. An incipient Latin American Common Market is preparing to face the international banks.

After Security Success at the Summit Comes the Debt Bomb Showdown

by David Goldman

Reagan gained support from Nakasone to demonstrate Western unity on the international strategic situation, but no one paid anything other than lip-service to the looming Third World debt crisis.

Currency Rates

Is Soviet Productivity Too Low To Support a Beam-Weapons Development Program?

by Clifford Gaddy

This could well be the basis for Georgii Arbatov’s opposition to Reagan’s strategic doctrine.

International Trade

by Renée Sigerson

A military version of GATT.

Business Briefs

Special Report

‘Otherwise, the Nation Will Not Survive’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

As the United States faces the devastation of almost two decades of “post-industrial” policy, the example of the economic mobilization to win World War II proves that the current depression can also be overcome.

The World War II Mobilization that Ended the Great Depression

by Richard Freeman


Yuri Andropov: ‘Czar of Holy Mother Russia’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche describes the “blood and soil” cult now in power in the Soviet Union.

Documentation: Interviews with Britons and continental Europeans who have their own views of the “Third Rome” effort.

Middle East Becomes the Arena for the Next Superpower Confrontation

by Mark Burdman

No New Options Drawn after Enders Departs

by Gretchen Small

Arms-Controllers Help Peace Movement Map Terrorism and Riots for Europe

by Charlotte Vollrads

A Berlin conference last month helped recruit for the terrorist groups with the long-term goal of re-drawing the map of Europe.

‘Diplomatic Season’ on Kampuchea Question Now Open in Earnest in Southeast Asia

by Daniel Sneider

International Intelligence


George Shultz and the Back Channels to Moscow

by Richard Cohen

Averell Harriman: Agent of the British-KGB Alliance To Undercut the United States

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Democratic Party opposition to the President’s Mutually Assured Survival doctrine stems from Harriman’s decades-long career. Part I of this profile tracks him from the 1920s through World War II.

Hashemi Documents Classified ‘Top Secret’

by Edward Spannaus

The Justice Department’s latest actions to protect an agent of the Khomeini regime who is suing the EIR.

National News