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Volume 8, Number 35, September 8, 1981

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Departments

Art Investor  

by Dr. D. Stephen Pepper

A resourceful museum exhibit.

Interview  

by Criton Zoakos

Cardinal Krol, Archbishop of Philadelphia.

Report from Italy  

by Leonardo Servadio and Umberto Pascali

Alexander Haig and the new Mussolini.

Report from Paris  

by Katherine Kanter and Sophie Tanapura

Mitterrand and Article 16.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Mexico and the U.S. strategic reserve.

Middle East Report  

by Robert Dreyfuss

No Amman is an island.

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

Natural gas: the Gordian Knot.

Economics

Who Prearranged the U.S. Budget-Deficit Blowout?  

by Kathy Burdman and David Goldman

We predicted it; other insiders knew about it; the IMF is using it to obtain further austerity. The Fed’s secret “bank credit targe” which deprives industry of funds, may turn into overt loan rationing.

Documentation: Interviews with officials at the IMF, Federal Reserve, and National Security Council.

Domestic Credit  

by Richard Freeman

The Treasury’s debt bubble.

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

A fast road to credit controls?

Gold  

by Montresor

More noise about a gold standard.

World Trade  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Special Report

The Commonwealth: Queen Elizabeth’s Malthusian Redcoats  

by Renée Sigerson

In preparations for the October Cancún Summit, the British have exposed the chief vehicle through which the Crown shapes American foreign policy: the Commonwealth of Nations, latter-day form of the old colonial Empire.

The Method by Which Britain Generates Its Agents of Influence: Brandt’s Commission  

After Lord Keynes set up the IMF, and the notions of “basic needs” and “Western technological imperialism” were developed to swerve the Third World from industrialization, the Club of Rome and Brandt Commission have run interference for depopulation policies through special Commonwealth think tanks.

International

Helmut Schmidt Defends German Sovereignty  

by Vivian Zoakos

His actual comments on the neutron bomb, and his current economic initiatives.

Moscow Signals a New Diplomatic Mode  

by Rachel Douglas

Behind the OPEC Impasse  

by Judith Wyer

Venezuela joins the price hawks.

Tokyo and Washington Undergo a Widening Split over Policy Questions  

by Richard Katz

Documentation: Interviews with Henry Kissinger from the Japanese press.

ASEAN Appalled at Reagan’s China Card  

by Ramtanu Maitra

U.S. Arms Threaten Balance Between India and Pakistan  

by Daniel Sneider

Documentation: An EIR interview with Undersecretary of State James Buckley.

Mitterrand: From Vichy to Socialism  

by Laurent Murawiec

By European Economics Editor Laurent Murawiec: Part II in the series on Europe’s monarchists.

International Intelligence  

National

Pentagon Presses for ‘Emergency Board’  

The scope of the proposal and the justifications aired sub rosa.

DOD’s Gameplan for Limited Nuclear War  

by Lonnie Wolfe

An analysis of the McNamara-Schlesinger doctrines dominating the Pentagon.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Aviation Week summary of the Weinberger “secret guidance.”

Defense Capacity and ‘Buildup’ Plans  

by Richard Freeman

How and why the Defense Secretary expects to take added military output from consumer-geared civilian production.

The Moles in the U.S. Defense Apparatus  

by Kathy Burdman

Memorable information about Fred Iklé, David Blond, and others: the Swiss connection.

How Banker Charles Manatt Profits from Volcker’s High Interest Rates  

by Warren Hamerman

The San Paolo scandal.

National News  

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