Volume 23, Number 27, June 28, 1996



Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Moving into a 21st ‘Maglev’ Century.

Report from New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Why London Likes Comrade Jyoti Basu.


The Scandal Is Not Sumitomo Bank.


The Sumitomo Crisis: More Than Meets the Eye

by William Engdahl

The likelihood is that the “Sumitomo affair” is being used by international banking and financial authorities to cover up a far more devastating, systemic crisis.

Currency Rates

IMF’s Camdessus Peddles the Social Doctrine of Satan in Ibero-America

by Robyn Quijano

The managing director of the Infernal Monetary Fund descended on four countries.

Business Briefs


Now, Rid NATO of the Entente Cordiale!

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A strategic policy paper. “The recent Berlin meeting, on the subject of NATO,” he writes, “demonstrated, that that organization had become an aggressively pathological tumor, now working, corrosively, to undermine, and, perhaps, to destroy the sovereignty of those nations which had been its hosts. In net effect: NATO has ceased to serve any vital strategic interest of the United States, and, its degenerated nature has made it, in fact, an instrument employed by forces working against our vital interests.”


Russia in Turmoil after First Round of Elections

The real issue facing Russia, is who will have the courage to reject the International Monetary Fund’s shock therapy program; but neither Boris Yeltsin nor his rivals for the Presidency are addressing the crisis, so far.

Fidel Castro Brokers Colombian President Samper’s Exoneration

by Gretchen Small

And the international media breathe nary a word about the scandal.

Lee Kuan Yew Declares Himself a British Agent

by Michael Billington

Schiller Institute’s ‘Music Manual’ Released in New Italian Edition

by Liliana Celani and Kathy Wolfe

Publication of Canto e diapason continues the international campaign initiated by Lyndon LaRouche, to return to the scientific tuning of C=256, or A=432 Hz.

Kashmir Elections: A Defeat for the British-Backed Secessionists

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan Maitra

Netanyahu Cabinet Spells Disaster for Middle East Peace Process

by Dean Andromidas

As if the return of Ariel Sharon weren’t bad enough, the cabinet is stuffed with free-market fanatics, which dooms any regional peace based on development.

Swedish Monarchy Caught in Bed with Earth First! Eco-Terrorists

by Torbjörn Jerlerup

The Eco-Terrorist Record of Earth First!

A Republican Manifesto

by Wilhelm Moberg

International Intelligence


British Wrote the Script for ‘Wifewatergate’

by Edward Spannaus

Just as the British press demanded last winter, First Lady Hillary Clinton is becoming the principal target for attempts to bring down the U.S. President.

Senate Dems, Critical of Greenspan, Spark Debate on Economic Policy

by Carl Osgood

Documentation: From an exchange between Democrats Tom Harkin (Iowa) and Paul Wellstone (Minn.) during the Senate floor debate on June 20.

Atlantic Council Debates Expansion of NATO, as Russians Warn of War Danger

by William Jones

A report on the council’s June 13-14 conference held at the State Department.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News



Our last issue contained an error in the transcript of the press conference of Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer (p. 43). Referring to government monitoring of Australia’s border entry points to check on people coming from abroad, he said, “I don’t specifically make that comment with respect to LaRouche.”