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Volume 7, Number 31, August 12, 1980

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Departments

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menendez

López Portillo travels south.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

Mossad and Iran at work in Lebanon.

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

The catch in synfuels.

Campaign 1980  

by Kathleen Murphy

Congressional Calendar  

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Editorial  

Restoring morality to politics.

Economics

Business Briefs  

Drought Menaces Farm Sector and Sunbelt Growth  

by Susan B. Cohen

An assessment of the damage and an explanation of why new farm loans won’t remedy the disaster.

Emergency in Africa: Famine Hits Ten Million  

by Alice Roth

A small proportion of U.S. agricultural surplus would meet immediate needs.

It’s Time To Change the Weather Modifiers  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The financial policies that imposed “biomass” energy extraction on Brazil, and transformed weather systems through deforestation, are the crux of the drought pattern, writes Contributing Editor Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

French Industry’s Grand Maneuvers  

by Laurent Murawiec

U.S. Steel Can Leapfrog Ahead  

by Marsha Freeman

Foreign Exchange  

by Richard Katz

The dollar’s sudden strength.

Corporate Strategy  

by Leif Johnson

Some questions about Charter Oil.

International Credit  

by Peter Rush

LDCs face second-half borrowing crunch.

Trade Review  

Special Report

The Real Story Behind Billygate: The Khomeini Connection  

Carter’s Secret Deal with Ayatollah Khomeini  

by Robert Dreyfuss

What the Public Has Heard So Far  

by Kathy Burdman

Billy’s Contact: Michele Papa  

by Vivian Zoakos

Savama Agents in Washington  

by Robert Dreyfuss

Civiletti and the Terrorists  

by Scott Thompson

Vesco’s Link to the Carters  

by Scott Thompson

Carter’s Man in the Democratic Party On the Take?  

by Barbara Dreyfuss

The MSA: A Front for Terrorism  

by Nancy Coker

How Carter and Brzezinski Played the Islamic Card  

by Judith Wyer

International

International Intelligence  

Dangerous Gamble on Polish Unrest  

by Rachel Douglas

British networks are in place there ready to escalate the current destabilization. The scenario is for a Soviet move into Poland-which would wreck the current entente between Western Europe and the U.S.S.R.

Britain’s Rush for Trident Missiles  

by Susan Welsh

The hasty decision to buy the U.S. weapon reflects an effort to bolster Anglo-American ties.

Indian Leaders On Alert  

by Paul Zykofsky

A report from New Delhi about their estimates of the regional and global threats from China, Pakistan, and the Carter Administration.

‘Cocaine Coup’ in Bolivia  

by Mark Sonnenblick

The generals are in on the drug traffic.

National

National News  

Democrats Revolt Against the President  

by Vin Berg and Kathy Burdman

Legislators, bankrollers and powerbrokers have formed committees and issued calls for an open convention at Madison Square Garden. With important exceptions, they haven’t addressed policy questions, however.

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