Volume 11, Number 18, May 8, 1984



Jacques Delivré, M.D.

by Laurent Murawiec and Claude Albert

The chairman of the medical commission of the Usinor steel company in Lorraine, France, discusses the French steel industry’s failure to modernize, and insists that modernization will require more human labor, not less, because of the unique role of human creativity. He also describes the medical effects of layoff and early retirement.


Andean Report

by Javier Almario

The mafia’s “golden opportunity.”

Middle East Report

by Linda de Hoyos

Perfidious gets an alibi.

Report from New Delhi

by Susan Maitra

The mustard plant syndrome in Punjab.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Unions and Social Democrats: Captives of the Soviet KGB.

Dateline Mexico

by Josefina Menéndez

Colombia’s M-19 terrorists come to Mexico.


by Augustinus

Who benefits from the Vatican reform?

Attic Chronicle

by Phocion

Papandreou: Captive of the Soviet KGB.


Mondale, the KGB, and Global 2000.


Kissinger and IMF Set Ibero-America on Fire

by Robyn Quijano

From Brazil to the Dominican Republic, the policies applied by the International Monetary Fund are wrecking the region, to the Soviets’ advantage.

The Mexican Economy: An IMF ‘Success’ That Almost Killed the Patient

by Jorge Bazua

How import cuts have wrecked production while austerity undermines the population.

French Steel Sector’s Collapse: The Tragedy of Lorraine

by Laurent Murawiec

A first-hand account by Laurent Murawiec.

Currency Rates

Fed’s Latest Rout of U.S. Nuclear Power

by Paul Gallagher

But there are hopeful signs in Pennsylvania and California, due to the National Democratic Policy Committee’s exertions.

The Soviet Technology-Stealing Machine and the Loopholes in Western Security

by Laurent Murawiec

Part IV of our “East-West Trade Mafia” series.


by Kathy Burdman

U.S. facing credit crunch.

Foreign Exchange

by David Goldman

Crises boost dollar—for how long?

Business Briefs

Special Report

FBI Sets Stage for New Olympic Massacre

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Malta Conference Deploys Terrorists

by Stuart Pettingell

The Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee: A Playground for Organized Crime and Soviet KGB Operations

by Tim Pike

Spetsnaz: The Special Terrorist Capability of Soviet Military Intelligence

by Vin Berg

The Revolutionary Communist Party: Terrorist Underground: A Case Study


Who’s Covering Up the New Berlin Crisis?

by Carol White

The State Department, among others.

Beam Defense: Anti-‘Yalta’ Faction Surfaces in Europe

by Susan Welsh

Documentation: Two prestigious French publications demand beam-weapons defense for Europe.

General Copel Warns of Chemical Weapons

by Laurent Rosenfeld

The French officer’s assessment is that they would be the Soviets’ chief resource in an attack on Western Europe.

Khomeini’s Fanatics Stronger than Ever

by Judith Wyer

After Iran’s so-called elections, the Gulf states are pressed to bear down on Iraq for a “peace settlement.”

Malaysian Prime Minister to Parliament: ‘A Nation’s Wealth Is Its Ingenuity’

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Dr. Matathir Mohamad has set forth a program for developing basic industry, overcoming the primitive village structure of agriculture, and ending extreme import-dependence.

International Intelligence


Armand Hammer Grabs Role in Reagan Policy

by Richard Cohen

An exclusive story that broke while high-level Reagan stalwarts were forming a task force to seek an end to Henry Kissinger’s domination of the administration.

Mondale’s KGB-Approved Attack on ‘Star Wars’ Beam Defense

by Susan Kokinda

LaRouche Wins Round in Vote Fraud Fight

by Mary Jane Freeman

In Pennsylvania, as old scandals resurfaced.

League of Women Voters: The Vanguard for Brave New World Politics

by Kathleen Klenetsky

U.S. Anthropologists Help To Foment Insurgencies in Central America

by Susan Kokinda

Elephants and Donkeys

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Man Ronald Reagan Used To Be — Jackson Targeted By JDL Assassins?

Kissinger Watch

by M.T. Upharson

Henry’s Counterattack: Has It Backfired? — Tom Upbraided — Crybaby Won’t Play Anymore.

National News