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Volume 11, Number 49, December 18, 1984

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Interviews

Abdul Hamid Bakoush  

by Thierry Lalevée

The former Libyan Prime Minister whom Colonel Qaddafi mistakenly thought he had assassinated last month calls upon the West to finally do something to save the Third World from such tyrants.

Qaddafi: ‘We Could Kidnap Italians’  

Departments

New Delhi  

by Susan Maitra

Rajiv Gandhi Takes Party Command.

Attic Chronicle  

by Phocion

The Dread of San Stefano.

Report from Paris  

by Philip Golub

The Jimmy Carter of France.

Dateline Mexico  

by Josefina Menéndez

Fracturing Inside the PAN.

Andean Report  

by Liliana Pazos

Industrial Development Plans in Peru.

Editorial  

Radio Moscow “Imitates” NBC-TV.

Economics

The Federal Budget and the ‘Sacred Cow’ of Debt Service  

by Criton Zoakos

President Reagan Is Being Sold a Plan To Wreck American Agriculture  

by Lawrence Freeman

Volcker and the Banks Ready Federal Debt Crisis To Force Budget Cuts  

by Richard Freeman

The Investment Bankers behind Kissinger Associates, Inc.  

by Christopher White

Olivetti’s Man To Bankrupt Italy  

by Liliana Gorini-Celani

Profile of Bruno Visentini.

Currency Rates  

Foreign Exchange  

by David Goldman

A “Lenders’ Strike”?

International Credit  

by Kathy Burdman

Pushing Argentina to the Wall.

Business Briefs  

Special Report

U.S. Central America Policy: Bring Back the Monroe Doctrine!  

by Susan Welsh

The Schiller institute is calling for a revival of the Monroe Doctrine to deal with the Central America crisis—but not in the way that advocates of a U.S. military intervention would expect.

El Salvador’s War of Extermination  

by Rutilio Remas Ayala

The IMF Threatens Honduran Democracy  

by Ondina Sierra de Hodges

U.S. Must End Support for the Fascist PAN  

by Angel Mario Vázquez Jiménez

What Argentina’s Nationalists Want  

by Brig. Gen. (ret.) José M. Insúa.

U.S. Must Back the Contadora Program  

by Pedro Rubio

Resolutions Passed by the Schiller Conference  

Other Speeches and Greetings to the Schiller Institute Conference  

International

Soviets Move To Implement the ‘Ogarkov Doctrine’  

Plans for a preemptive nuclear strike against the West are being fine-tuned at the highest levels of the Soviet command.

Moscow Builds Up Its Strategic Forces  

by Rachel Douglas

Prospects for Mideast Peace Depend on the Outcome of Weinberger’s Visit  

by Thierry Lalevée

Ibero-American Leaders Ask Reagan To Support Contadora Peace Initiative  

by Valerie Rush

Soviet Sub Palme Tries To Torpedo U.S. Beam-Weapon Defense Program  

by Mark Burdman

Reports on the Swedish Prime Minister’s trip to the United States.

Documentation: Palme’s speech before the Foreign Policy Association in New York on the “alarming” arms race in space.

Mitterrand Joins Soviet Offensive To Destroy France and the Western Alliance  

by Jacques Cheminade

An analysis by the chairman of the European Labor Party in France.

International Intelligence  

National

Counterattack Launched against Beam-Defense Foes  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Administration officials are beginning to take on McGeorge Bundy and the congressional budget-cutters out to destroy the Strategic Defense Initiative.

Demand the Immediate Dismissal of Secretary of State George Shultz  

by Warren J. Hamerman

A Bill of Particulars drawn up by the chairman of the National Democratic Policy Committee.

Medical Nazis Howl Over Artificial Heart  

by Kathleen Klenetsky

Defense Secretary Weinberger Vows: We Will Have No More Vietnam Wars!  

From the defense secretary’s speech to the National Press Club.

Why NATO Needs Beam Defense  

Excerpts from SDI Director Abrahamson’s interview to the German newspaper Die Welt.

Kissinger Watch  

by M.T. Upharson

Guess Who Didn’t Come to Dinner?

National News  

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