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Volume 9, Number 20, May 25, 1982

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Departments

Interview  

by Richard Katz

Lionel Olmer, U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade

Energy Insider  

by William Engdahl

The Law of the Sea.

Interview  

by William Jones

Per Engdahl, a leader of the Fascist International in Sweden.

Inside Canada  

by Pierre Beaudry

Education under stress in Quebec.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

The FBI scandal: Part I.

Middle East Report  

by Nancy Coker

Israel, Argentina, and Great Britain.

Eye on Washington  

by Stanley Ezrol

Congressional Closeup  

by Barbara Dreyfuss and Susan Kokinda

Editorial  

The Machiavellian imperative.

Economics

Group of Thirty Plans for Post-Crash Controls  

by Richard Freeman

As EIR warned last year, a “council” run by the Bank for International Settlements is on the drawing boards to oversee credit rationing.

Congress To Force a Debt Default Crisis?  

by Richard Freeman

Senator Moynihan and others seek legislation to declare Poland in default, despite the consequences for the world banking system.

Currency Rates  

Domestic Credit  

by Richard Freeman

The “recovery” without capital spending.

International credit  

by Kathy Burdman

Britain’s squeeze comes to Asia.

Trade Review  

by Mark Sonnenblick

Business Briefs  

Special Report

How the Mitterrand Regime Has Begun To Destroy France  

by Philip Golub

Including its foreign policy.

The Socialist Party Loses Its Mandate To Govern  

by Philip Golub

Domestic instability mounts.

France Once Again Becomes the ‘Sick Man of Europe’  

by Laurent Murawiec

Interior Minister Defferre Leads Mafia Family Warfare  

by Christine Juarez

Organized crime.

Mitterrand’s Policy Scorecard Reviewed  

by Garance Upham Phau

Why the Socialists’ Nuclear Shutdown Failed  

by Garance Upham Phau

Where Has the Opposition Gone?  

by Jacques Cheminade

International

NATO Backs the British Empire Military Doctrine  

by Susan Welsh

The implications of the May 7 decision to move for out-of-area military deployments.

Documentation: Excerpts from Henry Kissinger’s May 10 speech to the Royal Institute for International Affairs, in which he describes how the British Foreign Office has run the U.S. State Department for much of the postwar period.

Haig Loses the U.S. a Traditional Ally  

by Mark Sonnenblick

The Brazilian President’s visit to Washington.

Documentation: Comments by Jardin dc Mattos and the Comte de Chambrun.

Persian Gulf a Prime Target for a Restructured NATO  

by Judith Wyer

The Rapid Deployment Force blueprints.

Mrs. Gandhi Opens New Ties with Saudis  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Despite Saudi Arabia’s ties to Pakistan, the meeting was fruitful.

Poland: Behind the Failure To Reach an Accord  

by Rachel Douglas

A report on the recent disturbances in Poland.

International Intelligence  

National

Reagan Is Boxed In on Eve of Summit Meeting  

by Richard Cohen

The budget compromise, the Malvinas question, and the capitulation to arms-control gambits.

Ending the Age of Thermonuclear Terror  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An excerpt from EIR founder LaRouche’s new National Democratic Policy Committee document on military strategy for the United States.

Documentation: Beam weapons and how they work.

Douglas Raises Storm in Pennsylvania  

by Mary McCourt

Steven Douglas, backed by the NDPC, is expected to make a strong showing in the gubernatorial primary.

National News  

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