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Volume 11, Number 26, July 3, 1984

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Departments

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Labor movement under attack.

Middle East Report  

by Thierry Lalevée

Israel’s long month of crisis.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

The beginning of the end of Genscher.

Report from Paris  

by Joëlle Leconte

POE returns show vast potential.

Report from Italy  

by Umberto Pascali

The PCI is the major party.

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Is Helmut Schmidt setting up a Kissinger fan club? — Further proposals for decoupling.

Elephants and Donkeys  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Reagan in Disneyland — Palace Guard tells Reagan: downplay SDI — Democratic Platform: Moscow’s delight.

Editorial  

The shame of the U.S. Congress.

Economics

BIS Orders Retrenchment of U.S. Financial Power  

by David Goldman and Laurent Murawiec

The powerful Swiss-based “central bank of central banks” has told the Americans to take the losses on their Ibero-American loans or expect no more Eurodollar funding. The U.S. giants are thus caught between the devil and the debtors’ cartel, with nothing certain but the next round of bank runs.

Documentation: An interview with a source in the Reagan Administration.

Citibank Changes Mean Cartelization of the U.S. Banking System  

by Kathy Burdman

Sri Lanka Faces Economic Holocaust  

by Susan Maitra

The country demonstrates the grave danger of accepting incompetent IMF formulas, writes Susan Maitra from New Delhi.

Tamil-Sinhalese Conflict: A Legacy of British Rule  

Currency Rates  

Comecon: New Phase of Imperial Looting  

by Edith Vitali

Agriculture  

by Marcia Merry

Africa starves, Russia stockpiles.

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

The dollar’s last rally?

Business Briefs  

Special Report

Why U.S. Interest Lies with the Debtors’ Cartel  

by Gretchen Small

They aren’t officially calling it a debtors’ cartel, but the Ibero-American nations established a “continent-wide mechanism” for consultation and coordination, and plan to meet regularly. Javier Almario and Carlos Mendez report from Cartagena.

Betancur: ‘World Now Looks to Us’  

The Communiqué: Cartagena Statement of Consensus  

Documentation: Interviews with the Foreign Ministers of Colombia, Ecuador, and others.

Colombian Labor: ‘We Pay or Eat’  

Will the Bankers’ Strategy To Isolate Argentina Backfire?  

by Susan Welsh

Lyndon LaRouche on the Current Importance of the Monroe Doctrine  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

International

Kissinger ‘Decoupling’ Gains in European Elections  

by Rainer Apel and Nora Hamerman

The parties that gained most in the major nations were the KGB-penetrated West German Greens, the racist French National Front, the British Labour Party, and the Italian Communist Party—for the most part, anti-American, pro-Moscow forces.

France: The Left’s Surprising Vote Losses  

by Claude Albert

Claude Albert in Paris analyzes the phenomenal rise of Jean-Marie Le Pen’s National Front.

The Dutch Defense Policy: Much Ado About Nukes  

Special to Executive Intelligence Review from Holland.

Will Iran’s Mullahs Survive the Summer?  

by Thierry Lalevée

Picking Up the Pieces in India’s Punjab  

by Susan Maitra

Knocking out the terrorist-secessionist forces in the Golden Temple is only the first step in bringing reason back to this vital state.

Mexico’s Corruption Industry Is Twenty Years behind the U.S.A.’s  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. puts the scandal-mongering of Jack Anderson against the Mexican government in its proper perspective.

International Intelligence  

National

Kissinger’s Friends Wreak Havoc in Washington  

by Nancy Spannaus

The man Moscow likes most was not personally active in Washington, but U.S. Senators who work with Kissinger and the KGB almost succeeded in gutting the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative and passing a proposal to massively cut U.S. troops in Europe.

KGB’s Futurists Meet To Take U.S. Back to the Dark Age  

by Mark Burdman

EIR’s eyewitness account of the Washington conference of the World Future Society June 10-14.

Documentation: Excerpts from the speeches by Dennis Forrester, Barbara Waterlow, and Gerald Mische, and profiles of “KGB witch” Carol Rosin and the World Federalists.

Congressional Closeup  

by Ronald Kokinda and Susan Kokinda

National News  

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