by David Goldman
Paul Volcker drew flight capital into the United States in 1983 while beginning to crush Third World debtors. This only intensified the debt crisis of the West itself, and points toward a potential monetary blow-out.
by Leif Johnson
The statistical hoaxes that have helped induce President Reagan to reappoint Volcker and to postpone measures to reverse an industrial depression that threatens national security.
by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.
The concept of relative potential population density is being incorporated into the econometric model in a systematic way.
by Marcia Merry
1983’s breakthroughs in nuclear fusion research, immunology, and other essential fields.
A calendar of the principal international, economic, and domestic events of 1983.
by Paul Gallagher
Issue after issue of EIR in 1982 and early 1983 explained the urgent need for an antiballistic-missile beam-weapons defense effort. In March, the President announced that the effort would be undertaken. How policy makers in the U.S. and abroad viewed the transformation is a litmus test for them and for global survival.
by Rachel Douglas
The U.S.S.R.’s declarations that Reagan’s initiative is a casus belli was flanked by their own advanced ABM efforts and by a Soviet order of battle EIR outlines here in the first of a series.
by Thierry Lalevée
Case studies: Mexico’s fascist PAN party and the Khomeini kamikazes.
by Vivian Freyre Zoakos
How far the Carrington-Kissinger-Genscher axis has come in “decoupling” Europe from NATO, and how support for the beam-weapons doctrine has begun to counter that danger.
by Dennis Small
A step-by-step account of what adds up to a failure of nerve by debtors who could have posed unified terms to the creditors; and a reckoning of the political changes in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela that shaped the potential, or lack of potential, for a debtors’ cartel.
by Linda de Hoyos
The economic crisis and the Soviet offensive began to catch up with the still-prosperous ASEAN countries, with Japan, and also with India and China.
by Douglas DeGroot
Chad’s de facto partition was as unnecessary as the rest of the havoc inflicted on the underpopulated, underdeveloped continent.
by Nancy Spannaus
The counterpole to the Club of Rome expanded exponentially in 1983.
by Nancy Spannaus
Club of Life U.S. director Nancy Spannaus describes why the Club’s further expansion is urgent.
by Richard Cohen
The Scowcroft Commission’s campaign to undercut beam weapons and the MX, and the roadblocks thrown against an effective Mideast policy, exemplify the attempts in Washington to put Mr. Reagan under Henry Kissinger’s leadership.
by Warren Hamerman
State by state, election by election, the NDPC political action committee founded by Lyndon LaRouche after the Carter renomination disaster of 1980 has taken political ground, as Americans decided that the appeasement wing of the Democratic Party is no longer to be passively tolerated.
by Jeffrey Steinberg
The FBI continued to cover up the threat, but intelligence agencies have confirmed EIR’s longstanding allegation that terrorism is inseparable from the drug traffic’s controllers.
by Marsha Freeman
This year’s achievements in the U.S. space program.