Volume 10, Number 36, September 20, 1983



Dr. Ellis Armstrong

by Marcia Merry Pepper

The chairman of the National Energy Policy Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a former official of the World Energy Conference discusses the infrastructure development projects proposed by the Global Infrastructure Fund and by Lyndon H. LaRouche.



by Augustinus

A most unusual Jesuit conclave.

Middle East Report

by Thierry Lalevée

The threat in Mecca.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Out of the nosedive?


A third great oil crisis?


Venezuela: ‘David Can Triumph Over Goliath’

by Christian Curtis

Documentation: SELA head Carlos Alzamora on what is at stake in the debt crisis, but U.S. bankers and Treasury officials attempt to downplay the effects of a debtors’ cartel.

Will the Marc Rich Scandal Reveal New Evidence of Kissinger’s Corruption?

by Joseph Brewda

Currency Rates

The Black Economy of Italy Is a Creation of the Post-Industrialists

by Stefania Sacchi

U.S. Electrical Grid Collapse Continues

by David Cherry


by Kathy Burdman

An economic dictatorship?

International Credit

by Renée Sigerson

IMF bill in big trouble.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Hot Autumn ’83: Separatism, Pacifism, and Terrorism

by Roger Moore

The Soviets’ Muammar Qaddafi Praises Neo-Nazis, Attacks Government of India

LaRouche Comments on Qaddafi Interview

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The ‘General Staff’ for a Hot Autumn in Western Europe, and Who’s Backing It

Documentation: Qaddafi’s Marching Orders to Europe’s Greenies.

A Separatist Dossier: The Leaders, the Funders, and the ‘Peace Movement’ Connection


Moscow Goes on a Global Rampage

by Christopher White

Documentation: Western European and Japanese leaders call for the development of beam weapons defense systems in the wake of the Soviet attack on KAL jetliner: statements from West Germany, Italy, France, and Japan.

What Beam-Weapons Defense Will Mean for Europe

by Michael Liebig

The history of “nuclear deterrence” and how the development of effective defense against nuclear weapons could alter the strategic situation for Europe.

Britain’s Defense Aspirations Founder on the Rock of Cost-Accounting

by Mark Burdman

State Department’s PAN Takes a Huge Loss

by Timothy Rush

Mexican Congress Launches Debate over NDPC’s Charges

Why the Eastern Rites Reject the Filioque

by Nicholas F. Benton

Review of the book The Nicene Creed: Our Common Faith by Emilianos Timiadis.

International Intelligence


U.S. Policy Toward Moscow after the KAL Incident

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reagan’s Opponents in Congress Deflated

by Susan Welsh

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

Candidates change tune while labor fiddles.

National News