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Volume 11, Number 2, January 17, 1984

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Interviews

Cot. Marc Geneste  

The “father of the French neutron bomb” discusses Europe’s vulnerability and the fallacies of MAD.

Rev. Lester Mondale  

The brother of the Presidential candidate prefers surrender to nuclear war-fighting, he says.

Departments

Report from New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

The Arkhipov visit.

Africa Report  

by Douglas DeGroot

Another superpower confrontation site?

Andes Report  

by Valerie Rush

Colombian drug banker toppled.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

“Plan Bravo” and the press.

Editorial  

The battle for Germany.

Economics

Sabotage Drive Against U.S. Defense Effort  

by Richard Freeman

The forced resignation of Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Thayer is part of a bigger picture.

Grace Commission Demands Deadly Cuts  

by Leif Johnson

Not only personnel but entire weapons systems would be affected.

Are Soviets Building War Stockpiles from U.S. Grain Purchases?  

by Marcia Merry

CIA denials are not convincing.

Currency Rates  

Agriculture  

by Cynthia Parsons

The axe hits farmers.

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

The Wallich Plan for the Fourth World.

International Credit  

by Renée Sigerson

Dirty money moves onshore.

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

An all-out deutschemark collapse?

Business Briefs  

Special Report

Should the U.S. Have a War Plan for 1984?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The peacetime tasks of a general staff, the current Soviet drive to face down a “flat-footed” United States, and the dangerous state of the West’s “post-industrial” economies, are examined.

The European Security Study: A Military Blueprint for Carrington’s Decoupled Europe  

by Lonnie Wolfe

McGeorge Bundy and some of the other strategists who put NATO into a condition of “assured vulnerability” are now pressing a fundamentally flawed “conventional buildup” formula for Europe.

International

Moscow Enters 1984 on War Footing  

by Rachel Douglas

A report on the year-end meetings which displayed the marshals in charge and their mobilization plans.

Ambassador Arthur Burns Is Out To Decouple West Germany from NATO  

by Kathy Burdman

Documentation: An interview with a Burns collaborator at the American Enterprise Institute.

Partition of Lebanon Rapidly Becoming a Fact  

by Judith Wyer

Sweden: Blackout Shows Threat to National Security  

by Clifford Gaddy

The nationwide power failure in Sweden and the discovery of a sabotage team in Norway.

Genoud, the KGB, and the Comeback of Carlos  

by Thierry Lalevée

Der Spiegel Prepares a Slander Attack on Moscow’s Number-One Enemy  

by Michael Weissbach

Murder Attempt Against LaRouche Friend in Mexico  

by Timothy Rush

London: Beam-Weapons Debate Breaks into the Press  

India Breaks New Ground in Nuclear Power Program  

by Susan Maitra

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche: ‘In the Footsteps of Benjamin Franklin’  

by Mary McCourt

At the year-end conference of the International Caucus of Labor Committees, the EIR founder presented the history of that philosophical association.

Mondale and Harriman Use Soviet Line Against Reagan’s Military Policy  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

A review of attacks on the President’s commitments in Lebanon and the ABM beam-weapons policy, and an exposé of Jesse Jackson’s role as a Mondale asset.

‘The Overriding Problem Is the Threat Posed at this Moment by the U.S.S.R.’  

Part II of our transcript of the proceedings of the Dec. 1 American Legion meeting on beam weaponry at the National Press Club, featuring Dr. Lowell Wood of Lawrence Livermore Laboratories, Gen. (ret.) Volney Warner, and EIR’s European director Michael Liebig. Part I appeared in the Dec. 20, 1983 issue of EIR.

National News  

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