Kenner, Hugh; Von Dreele, W. H.; W. F. B.
January 1981
National Review;1/23/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
The article presents updates on world politics as of January 1981. In Africa, the brand of Islamic revolutionary activism of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi is opened up by Libya's invasion of its neighbor Chad. In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first nutritional labeling for nuts. Meanwhile, President-elect Ronald Reagan has stopped politicos and naysayers in his entourage from selling the supply-side economic issue on which he campaigned. In El Salvador, the bloodshed that has claimed a reported ten thousand lives will continue and worsen.


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