Volume 10, Number 31, August 16, 1983



Book Review

by Carol White

The Price of Power by Seymour Hersh. Part II of Carol White’s


Andean Report

by Blanca Gastelum

Terrorism: Path to IMF austerity.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Crackdown in Juchitán.

Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot

An embargo against Qaddafi?

Report from New Delhi

by Paul Zykofsky

India reaches nuclear milestone.

Report from Bonn

by George Gregory and Rainer Apel

The KGB and the “Peace movement.”


The Asian horizon.


Dirty Politics Fuel the Currency Crisis

by David Goldman

Operation Juárez Gets Down to Business on the Debt Question

by Christian Curtis

Economics and oil ministers meet to carry out the accords reached at the July 24 Andean Pact summit in Caracas.

IMF Group in Congress Pushes Rohatyn Plan: Opponents Prepare for September Quota Vote

by Kathy Burdman

Documentation: Comments by IMF, Treasury, and Capitol Hill officials on the IMF votes.

Currency Rates

Yugoslavs Fall Deeper into the Debt Trap as Separatists Feed Unrest

by Edith Vitali

Los Alamos X-Ray Laser Advance Brings Beam Weapons Closer

by Charles B. Stevens

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Volcker’s old tricks.


by Kathy Burdman

Reserves, not butter.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Japan’s Industrial Policy: Made in the U.S.A.

by Richard Katz

What Is Japan’s Industrial Policy?

Japanese Economics: The American System

Planning a Miracle: How Japan Became an Economic Superpower

Depreciation Laws Speed Technological Gains

MITI: The ‘General Staff’ of Japan’s Growth

A book review of MITI and the Japanese Miracle: The Growth of Industrial Policy, 1925-1975 by Chalmers Johnson.


Bettino Craxi’s Links to the Mafia and Terrorism

by Stefania Sacchi

An analysis by EIR Rome correspondent Stefania Sacchi.

The Atlantic Alliance: Will the U.S. Let Kissinger and Andropov Destroy It?

by Susan Welsh

German Lutherans: Pawns and Controllers in the Peace Movement’s Autumn Violence

by Martina Weiss

Klaus Barbie’s Lawyer: A KGB Operative

by Laurent Murawiec

The career of Jacques Verges.

Ibero-American Press: ‘Is Kissinger Seeking a Depopulated World?’

International Intelligence


Washington Showdown: MAD versus Beam Weapons

by Paul Gallagher

Documentation: Senator Symms denounces MAD and calls for antimissile defensive weapons; nuclear freeze leader Jeremy Stone reveals Kissinger’s two decades of lying to stop effective ABM systems.

Dr. K’s New Post Spells Trouble on the Right

by D. Stephen Pepper

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

EIR Editors Release New Book on LaRouche

by Donald Baier

Science and Technology

by Marsha Freeman

NASA’s new missions to the Moon and Mars.

National News