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Volume 11, Number 18, May 8, 1984

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Interview

Jacques Delivré, M.D.  

by Laurent Murawiec and Claude Albert

The chairman of the medical commission of the Usinor steel company in Lorraine, France, discusses the French steel industry’s failure to modernize, and insists that modernization will require more human labor, not less, because of the unique role of human creativity. He also describes the medical effects of layoff and early retirement.

Departments

Andean Report  

by Javier Almario

The mafia’s “golden opportunity.”

Middle East Report  

by Linda de Hoyos

Perfidious gets an alibi.

Report from New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

The mustard plant syndrome in Punjab.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Unions and Social Democrats: Captives of the Soviet KGB.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Colombia’s M-19 terrorists come to Mexico.

Vatican  

by Augustinus

Who benefits from the Vatican reform?

Attic Chronicle  

by Phocion

Papandreou: Captive of the Soviet KGB.

Editorial  

Mondale, the KGB, and Global 2000.

Economics

Kissinger and IMF Set Ibero-America on Fire  

by Robyn Quijano

From Brazil to the Dominican Republic, the policies applied by the International Monetary Fund are wrecking the region, to the Soviets’ advantage.

The Mexican Economy: An IMF ‘Success’ That Almost Killed the Patient  

by Jorge Bazua

How import cuts have wrecked production while austerity undermines the population.

French Steel Sector’s Collapse: The Tragedy of Lorraine  

by Laurent Murawiec

A first-hand account by Laurent Murawiec.

Currency Rates  

Fed’s Latest Rout of U.S. Nuclear Power  

by Paul Gallagher

But there are hopeful signs in Pennsylvania and California, due to the National Democratic Policy Committee’s exertions.

The Soviet Technology-Stealing Machine and the Loopholes in Western Security  

by Laurent Murawiec

Part IV of our “East-West Trade Mafia” series.

Banking  

by Kathy Burdman

U.S. facing credit crunch.

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

Crises boost dollar—for how long?

Business Briefs  

Special Report

FBI Sets Stage for New Olympic Massacre  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Malta Conference Deploys Terrorists  

by Stuart Pettingell

The Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee: A Playground for Organized Crime and Soviet KGB Operations  

by Tim Pike

Spetsnaz: The Special Terrorist Capability of Soviet Military Intelligence  

by Vin Berg

The Revolutionary Communist Party: Terrorist Underground: A Case Study  

International

Who’s Covering Up the New Berlin Crisis?  

by Carol White

The State Department, among others.

Beam Defense: Anti-‘Yalta’ Faction Surfaces in Europe  

by Susan Welsh

Documentation: Two prestigious French publications demand beam-weapons defense for Europe.

General Copel Warns of Chemical Weapons  

by Laurent Rosenfeld

The French officer’s assessment is that they would be the Soviets’ chief resource in an attack on Western Europe.

Khomeini’s Fanatics Stronger than Ever  

by Judith Wyer

After Iran’s so-called elections, the Gulf states are pressed to bear down on Iraq for a “peace settlement.”

Malaysian Prime Minister to Parliament: ‘A Nation’s Wealth Is Its Ingenuity’  

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Dr. Matathir Mohamad has set forth a program for developing basic industry, overcoming the primitive village structure of agriculture, and ending extreme import-dependence.

International Intelligence  

National

Armand Hammer Grabs Role in Reagan Policy  

by Richard Cohen

An exclusive story that broke while high-level Reagan stalwarts were forming a task force to seek an end to Henry Kissinger’s domination of the administration.

Mondale’s KGB-Approved Attack on ‘Star Wars’ Beam Defense  

by Susan Kokinda

LaRouche Wins Round in Vote Fraud Fight  

by Mary Jane Freeman

In Pennsylvania, as old scandals resurfaced.

League of Women Voters: The Vanguard for Brave New World Politics  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

U.S. Anthropologists Help To Foment Insurgencies in Central America  

by Susan Kokinda

Elephants and Donkeys  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

The Man Ronald Reagan Used To Be — Jackson Targeted By JDL Assassins?

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Henry’s Counterattack: Has It Backfired? — Tom Upbraided — Crybaby Won’t Play Anymore.

National News  

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