Volume 10, Number 38, October 4, 1983



Dr. Juan Bustos Fernández

by Dennis Small

The president of Argentina’s state oil company, the YPF, the first state oil company ever founded, asserts that the entire nation would unite to prevent YPF from being denationalized to benefit foreign creditors.


Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda


Unseating the horsemen of the Apocalypse.


‘Quality Adjustment Factor’: How the Fed Hides Inflation

by Richard Freeman

Dr. K. Implicated in Dealings with Iran

by Joseph Brewda

Why Congress must fully investigate the Marc Rich case.

Conference Set on Joint Debt Action and Ibero-American Common Market

by Gretchen Small

Documentation: Excerpts from the September document issued by the Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American Economic System (SELA) on proposals for joint debt action.

Currency Rates

Creditors Out To Grab Resources and Dismantle Public-Sector Enterprises

by Dennis Small

World Bank, Wells Fargo Target Peru’s State-Sector Industries

by Julio Echeverría

Fed, DOA Cover Up the U.S. Farm Income Collapse

by Cynthia Parsons

World Trade

by Leif Johnson

Hidden U.S. industrial imports.

International Credit

by David Goldman

A cold wind from Central Europe.

Business Briefs

Special Report

The ‘NASA Principle’: The ‘Crash Program’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche traces the history of crash programs in military and industrial technologies that are the precedents for the mobilization the United States must undertake now to prevent world economic collapse and World War III.

NASA at 25 Years: On the Frontiers of Space

by Marsha Freeman

The Grand Vision of the Space Pioneers

by Marsha Freeman


The Euromissiles and the ‘Finlandization’ Danger

by Vivian Zoakos

Will the Soviets Be Allowed To Carry Out the Bernard Lewis Plan in the Mideast?

by Nora Hamerman

LaRouche Outlines a New U.S. Policy for the Indian and Pacific Oceans Basin

by Susan Johnson and Mary McCourt

A report on the Sept. 15 EIR conference in Washington, D.C.

Report from Paris

by Joëlle Leconte

A shift in the Prime Minister’s office.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The export invoice scam.

International Intelligence


Countdown to a Crash Beam-Weapons Program

by Paul Gallagher

Documentation: The press responds to the beam-weapons push.

Laser Breakthroughs Highlight Conference

by Steven Bardwell

‘The U.S. Must Have a Crash Defense Program’

by Warren Hamerman

A statement by the National Democratic Policy Committee.

War Powers Act Compromise Avoids Constitutional Clash

by Edward Spannaus

Senators Blast Harrimanite Appeasers, Congressmen Demand a Strong Defense

by Susan Kokinda

The debate on Capitol Hill after the Korean Airlines massacre.

FBI Lying about Terrorist Threat to the Summer Olympics

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

Manatt leads U.S. appeasement faction.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Business deals spur arms to Peking.

National News