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Volume 8, Number 16, April 21, 1981

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Departments

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Another brawl in the economic cabinet.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

Strategic debate surfaces in Israel.

Congressional Calendar  

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

Canada: new oil giant?

Economics

Treasury Spokesman Out-Feds the Fed  

by David Goldman

Confirmation that the Friedman versus supply-side debate was phony.

Documentation: Beryl Sprinkel in House testimony.

OMB Wrecks the Housing Dream  

by Richard Freeman

The current state of mortgages and homebuilding, and how Stockman wants to finish them off.

Why the Fight over the Trident Missile?  

by Leif Johnson

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

S&Ls don’t stand a chance with MMFs.

Agriculture  

by Susan B. Cohen

Boxing Haig in on the embargo.

Currency Rates  

India’s New Five-Year Plan: Pursuit of Industrial Growth  

by Paul Zykofsky

India’s Future Borrowing Plans  

World Trade  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs  

Special Report

The Solution to the Polish Crisis  

by David Goldman

Brezhnev Heads for Western Europe  

by Rachel Douglas

Documentation: A grid of recent diplomacy.

The Future of Poland’s Debt: Productivity or Default?  

by Renée Sigerson

How the debt crunch occurred, and the way to end it.

Interest Rates and National Security  

by David Goldman

France, Germany Set Arab Loan  

by Renée Sigerson

The significance of the new bond issue.

Bonn and Paris Put Britain on the Ropes  

by Vivian Zoakos

International

Secretary of State Haig’s Fiasco in the Middle East  

by Nancy Coker

Lebanon: The Plan To Force a New Partition  

by Judith Wyer

Japan Under Rearmament Pressure  

by Richard Katz

Alongside further fanning of the China Card.

Coup Attempt Had Regional Target  

by Ramtanu Maitra

A report on Thailand.

Mexican ‘Greenies’ Surface in a Drive Against Nuclear Energy  

by Elsa Ennis and Timothy Rush

Documentation: How the new environmentalist movement there was created.

Monetarism Pulverizes Colombia  

by Carlos Cota Meza and Valerie Rush

A report from Bogotá.

International Intelligence  

National

Haig’s Future on the Line, Foreign Policy in Flux  

by Kathleen Murphy

The view from Washington, and from U.S. allies. The Reagan team’s “don’t rock the boat” attitude may be short-lived.

‘Manchurian Candidate’ Pattern Behind Assassination Potential  

by Scott Thompson

An update on the trail of would-be past-and future-“kook” assassins.

Stockman’s Link to Global 2000  

by Lonnie Wolfe

His involvement in congressional population reduction activity, and his current AID budget proposal.

Documentation: Testimony by AID’s acting director.

Trilateralists Stage Defense of Volcker’s Credit Policy  

by Scott Thompson

The commissioners are not all-knowing or all-powerful, notes our first-hand report of their March meeting in Washington, but they’re stubborn.

National News  

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