Volume 11, Number 17, May 1, 1984



Prasong Soonsiri, Squadron Leader

by Sophie Tanapura and Pakdee Tanapura

The Secretary-General of the National Security Council of Thailand declares that “Kampuchea is not a Vietnam-Thailand problem” but part of a much larger strategic picture.


Report from New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

Mrs. Gandhi goes to Libya.

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Driving Egypt toward Moscow — NSIPS back in Peru — Problems for Henry at Texas A&M.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Decoupling drive gains momentum.

Report from Paris

by Laurent Murawiec

Mass unemployment heralds storm.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

PAN leader jailed for vote fraud.

Andean Report

by Carlos Méndez

Venezuela and the anti-drug fight.

Elephants and Donkeys

by Richard Cohen

The Jackson Factor — Countermoves Afoot.


Don’t expect Soviets to stand still.


Will Europe Decouple from the U.S. Dollar?

by Laurent Murawiec

Private interests behind the ECU bid to make it the new East-West currency.

NATO Analyzes Soviet Economy, but ‘Overlooks’ Arms Buildup

by Laurent Murawiec and Edith Vitali

An eyewitness report reveals shocking incompetence.

Currency Rates

Moscow Strategy for Ibero-America: IMF Colonialism with Red Banners

by Gretchen Small

Take Kra Canal Off ‘Dust-Ridden Shelf’

by Susan Maitra

Advice from Malaysia.

Corporate Strategy

by Richard Freeman

Making out like bandits.


by Marcia Merry

“Budget cutting” farm bill.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

European strikes sustain dollar.


by Montresor

Further notes on gold and the illegal economy.

Domestic Credit

by Richard Freeman

Aloha, recovery, aloha.

Business Briefs

Special Report

Ibero-America: Debtors Becoming a Superpower?

by Robyn Quijano

Mexican President de la Madrid, during a tour of Ibero-America, has forged an economic defense pact for the continent.

Projects, Trade Deals Build Common Market

by Valerie Rush

How Latin Nations Moved Toward Unity

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Speeches and communiqués from the de la Madrid trip to five Ibero-American nations.


Soviets Assert ‘Land Power’ over Asia, Africa, Mideast

by Mark Burdman

German Trilateral Toes Moscow Line for ‘Independent’ European Defense

SPD Parliamentary Leader Horst Ehmke’s call for a “decoupled” Europe.

Behind Ariel Sharon’s Meteoric Rise, a Tale of Dirty Money and the ADL

by Allen Douglas

N. Africa Next for Anti-U.S. Outrages?

by Thierry Lalevée

Thanks to Kissinger, Soviet Threat Mounts Against ASEAN Countries

by Sophie Tanapura

International Intelligence


Kissinger Traps Reagan in Central America

by Vin Berg

The Soviets provided the bait; the ignorant blindness of the Reagan administration is leading the United States into it.

President Faces Defense Budget Rout as KGB Congressmen Smell Blood

by Susan Kokinda and Vin Berg

Because he didn’t have the courage to appeal for mass support of a crash beam-weapons program.

What Is a Left-Wing Liberal Fascist?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Part II of “Reading from Right to Left.”

Nuremberg Tribunal Adviser: Lamm Speech Is ‘Pre-Nazi’

by Kathleen Klenetsky

National News