Volume 11, Number 4, January 31, 1984



Italian labor leader Walter Galbusera

by Maria Cristina Fiocchi

Under current strategic conditions, he argues, European reliance on the U.S.S.R. for energy supplies is unwise. The confederal secretary of the UIL also discusses the need for military preponderance of the defense.

Oved Ben-Ami

The former mayor of the Israeli city of Netanya relates his experiences as a city-builder.


Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Narcodollars on the border.

Andean Report

by Valerie Rush

Betancur faces down coup threat.

Africa Report

by Douglas DeGroot

Qaddafi backers target Northern Africa.


Outlaw institutions.


End of Recovery Myth Threatens U.S. Position

by David Goldman

The latest stage of the effort to torpedo the dollar and the Western Alliance.

Currency Rates

Diplomats See Chance for Thais’ Kra Canal

by Stephanie Pauls

At a New York City conference sponsored by EIR on Jan. 16.

The Soviet Merchant Fleet: Weapon of Economic and Military Warfare

by Renée Sigerson

While U.S. shipping has been destroyed, this U.S.S.R. capability has vastly expanded.

Farm Bureau Adopts State Department Line: Slash Farms To Fit Low Demand

by Marcia Merry

A report on the organization’s Jan. 8-12 national convention in Orlando, Florida.


by Montresor

The Soviet connection revisited.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

The dollar turnaround: how soon?

Business Briefs

Special Report

Will the U.S. Let Israel Survive?

by Muriel Mirak

U.S. policy toward Israel must change immediately, or Israel’s economy will be destroyed.

Israel’s Experiment: Greening the Desert

by Paolo Raimondi

The Israeli tradition of technological and scientific development must be defended against IMF conditionalities.

U.S. Policy Toward Israel: A Much-Needed Shift in Emphasis

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche proposes a policy based on the “community of principle” uniting sovereign national republics, rather than defining Israel as a mere proxy.

An Adequate Defense Strategy for Israel

by Meir Pa’il

Meir Pa’il proposes a demilitarized West Bank and Gaza strip under Arab control, and a solution to the Palestinian problem based on natural rights.


Kissinger Stages a New Confrontation with Europe

by George Gregory and Lonnie Wolfe

At the gathering sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Brussels on Jan. 12-14.

Documentation: Excerpts from Kissinger’s speech there, and from Council on Foreign Relations’ planners’ comments on their new study of U.S European relations.

Lebanon Partition Danger Mounts

by Thierry Lalevée

Moscow Keeps Up Pressure on Japan

by Linda de Hoyos

Libya Attacks LaRouche over Defense Policy

by Mary McCourt

Documentation: The text of the official Libyan press agency’s Jan. 9 attack on the EIR founder.

The Case of Karl Prinz: Terrorist Clearing House in Bonn’s U.S. Embassy

A dossier on an operative from Hans-Dietrich Genscher’s West German foreign ministry, and his associates.

Mexico’s PAN Party Prepares Insurgency

by Hector Apolinar

W.R. Grace Sabotaging Peru’s Industry: The Effort To Reconquer Paramonga

by Luis Vásquez

The terrorist Sendero Luminoso has threatened the new mayor of the city, which Grace wants to take over once more.

International Intelligence


President Reagan Leaves the Trap Door Open

by Richard Cohen

The effort to secure a defense buildup and an adequate beam-weapons program without telling the supposedly freeze-minded electorate about it.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Jan. 16 article in Aviation Week on the Soviets’ potential ABM “breakout,” and an interview with an adviser to arms-controller Averell Harriman.

LaRouche Makes Emergency Address to the Nation

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The text, provided to EIR, of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.’s benchmark Jan. 21 statement on national CBS-TV.

Mondale’s ‘Secular Humanist’ Links

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Carter Vice-President’s preceptors at The Humanist magazine and elsewhere favor forcible reduction of minority populations at home and of the ranks of the elderly, among other things.

Ownby Assassination Proves Terror Threat

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Eye on Democrats

by Anita Gallagher

The Democratic Dartmouth debate.

National News