Volume 22, Number 20, May 12, 1995


Book Reviews

Britain and America Cross Swords over Postwar Policy toward China

by Michael Billington

Recasting the Imperial Far East: Britain and America in China, 1945-1950, by Lanxin Xiang.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Eurasian Land-Bridge Is Taking Shape.

Report from Rio

by Silvia Palacios

The Privatization of Eletrobras.

Andean Report

by David Ramonet

Venezuela’s Gordian Knot.


Cynical Journalism in Service of the British.


Hoary Old Lloyds of London Heads into Insolvency

by William Engdahl

The world’s oldest and largest insurance market is in a scramble to raise something like $4.8 billion in cash by August; if it fails, it will be barred by law from accepting any new business.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs

Special Report

London Launches International Terrorism

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Introduces a study of Britain’s Pacific warfare against the United States, by analyzing those key conceptions which are crucial to understanding the motives and methods of the British monarchy’s deployment of the present wave of international terrorism.

EIR versus the Windsors

The United States Fights Britain’s Pacific Empire, 1820-1900

by Paul Goldstein

The U.S. intervention to open up friendly relations with Japan: Commodore Matthew Perry, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Carey, and E. Peshine Smith.

Britain’s Pacific Plot Against the United States, and War Plan Red

by Webster G. Tarpley

From the World War I-era Anglo-American rivalry for world naval domination, to the U.S. plan for war against Britain, to World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

Sims vs. Benson: U.S. Admirals in Policy Clash

by Carl Osgood

Sir Robert Thompson and the U.S. Defeat in Vietnam

by Webster G. Tarpley

Britain and America Cross Swords over Postwar Policy toward China

by Michael Billington

U.S Policy toward India, 1940-50: An Indian Viewpoint

by Ramtanu Maitra

The Indian struggle for independence from Great Britain was the subject of bitter clashes between Roosevelt and Churchill, as well as of U.S. policy blunders that earned Washington the wrath of the Indian leaders.

Anatomy of the British War against President Clinton in Korea

by Kathy Wolfe

Great Britain’s Six-Year Destabilization of Japan

by Kathy Wolfe

Documentation: A chronology of the scandals, murders, and financial manipulations wielded against the ruling institutions and political figures of Japan.


Britain’s Baroness Chalker Defends Massacres in Rwanda

by Linda de Hoyos

Assault on Ibero-American Militaries Enters New Stage

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: “Just War” versus a “Dirty War.”

Legal Assault Planned on Ibero-American Armed Forces

by Cynthia R. Rush

As Crisis Deepens, Rare Truths Are Spoken Of in Britain

by Mark Burdman

The consensus around crucial historical, strategic, and philosophical questions that has prevailed inside the establishment over a significant period of time, shows signs of cracking.

Stalemate on a Shifting Front

by Katharine Kanter

The renewed Croatian military moves could end up being just another of President Tudjman’s diversions; but there are some unpredictable factors that could take on greater importance.

Trilaterals Having Trouble ‘Staying Relevant’

by Scott Thompson

International Intelligence


The Rehnquist Court Joins the Conservative Revolution

by Edward Spannaus

In the case of U.S. v. Lopez, the Supreme Court invalidated a law passed by Congress in 1990, which made it a federal crime for anyone to possess a firearm within 1,000 feet of a school.

Documentation: Excerpts from the Supreme Court opinion.

Oklahoma Bomb Probe Points to Conspiracy

by Jeffrey Steinberg

National News