Volume 10, Number 40, October 18, 1983



Hon. Bartolomeo Ciccardini

by Paolo Vitali and Giuseppe Filliponi

The Italian Undersecretary of Defense advocates the development of the space-based defensive laser systems proposed by President Reagan on March 23 to replace nuclear deterrence. Secretary Ciccardini calls these defensive systems a means for genuine progress in an extremely dangerous international situation characterized by the Soviets’ determination to maintain nuclear superiority at any cost and their “theological” fear of Western technological superiority.



Securing the Western alliance.


Central Banker’s Arrest: A Warning to Creditors

by Cynthia Rush

Brazilians Challenge Legitimacy of Debt

by Christian Curtis

A report from our correspondent on the scene.

Currency Rates


by Marcia Merry

The U.S. acreage reduction policy means cartelization and famine.

Federal Reserve Fraud Texas Style

by Leif Johnson

The Dallas Fed “revises” production index.

World Trade Requires Construction of Thailand’s Kra Canal

by Richard Freeman

Science & Technology

by Ramtanu Maitra

India launches the INSAT-113 satellite.


by Montresor

Gold falls below $400.

Business Briefs

Special Report

The Psycho-Sexual Impotence of Gen. Danny Graham

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Why Henry Kissinger Loves Danny Graham

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Leo Scanlon

Graham’s curious career as a protégé of James Schlesinger.

Gen. Graham’s ‘High Frontier’ of Obsolescence

by Robert Gallagher

Why the General’s “space junk” proposal won’t work.


New Traps Baited in Central America

by Carlos Wesley

ETA-Basque Terror Role: The Real Exposé

by Herbert Quinde

Something Is Rotten in the State of Denmark

by Cincinnatus

It figures that Olof Palme’s uncle was a Nazi.

Middle East: Is Druze Separatism a Precedent?

Saudi Arabia: A Generation Beyond the Dark Ages

by Gail G. Kay

A 40-year Plan To Develop the Arab World

by Judith Wyer

Middle East Report

by Allen Douglas

The KGB moles under the Dome.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

The wrong salute.

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Jayewardene’s dilemma.

Inside Canada

by Pierre Beaudry

Planned shrinkage of the workforce.

International Intelligence


Kissinger Policy Takeover: A Strategic Disaster

by Richard Cohen

‘Patriots Welcome Dixy Lee Ray’s Attack on Manatt’s Treason’

by Warren Hamerman

A statement by the chairman of the National Democratic Policy Committee, Warren Hamerman.

Will Kissinger Replace Beam-Weapons Program with ‘Build-Down’?

by Paul Gallagher

Legalized Murder Bill Passes in California

by Susan Welsh

Labor in Focus

by Elliot Greenspan

AFL-CIO backs Mondale and freeze.

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

Who needs to bother with primaries?

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

“A little Henry never hurt anyone.”

Congressional Closeup

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News