Volume 23, Number 38, September 20, 1996



Entente Bestiale

by Omar Abdul-Aziz

London Terrorist Meeting Cancelled, but the Fight Has Just Begun.

Terrorism in Peru: The British Connection

by Cynthia R. Rush

Report from Paris

by C. Agricola

Papal Visit Unleashes Mad Dogs.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Signs of Sanity in Foreign Policy.


Keep the Heat on Ridge.


U.S. Labor Movement Revived as a Real Social Movement

by Marianna Wertz

America Needs a Raise: Fighting for Economic Security and Social Justice, by John J. Sweeney with David Kusnet.

Britain’s Legacy to Thailand: 150 Years of Dope, Inc.

by Michael Billington

Thailand: Economy and Politics, by Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker.


European Financial Elite Prepares Anti-Dollar Move

by William Engdahl

The Bank for International Settlements is launching the largest expansion in its history, to overthrow the “dollar era.”

China Opens Another Rail ‘Great Project’

by Mary Burdman

The Beijing-Kowloon railroad is “ready to roll,” in the latest expansion of China’s infrastructure.

Currency Rates

Mexico’s New Pact with IMF Shores Up Foreign Reserves with Drug Dollars

by Carlos Cota Meza

City of London Dumps De Benedetti from Italy’s Computer-Maker, Olivetti

by Claudio Celani

Business Briefs


Lazare Carnot’s Grand Strategy for Political Victory

by Dino de Paoli

Documents the brilliant military and political approach of France’s “Organizer of Victory,” the heir of Leibniz and Colbert who saved the nation many times during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars.

Lazare Carnot’s France

A chronology.

Britain, Venice Steered the French Revolution

Carnot: Beat the English with Flanking Operations

Excerpts from his “General System for Military Operations in the Next Campaign.”

British Economics vs. the American System

The work of Charles Laboulaye, in the tradition of Carnot.


Iranian Mission to Africa: Bad News for the British

by Hussein Al-Nadeem

Iranian President Rafsanjani orchestrated a peace settlement between Sudan and Uganda, and is taking new initiatives to deal with the economic crisis facing east Africa-the crisis upon which British-backed insurgencies thrive.

Documentation: The text of the agreement between Uganda and Sudan.

Colombia’s President Samper Is Behind Narcoterrorist Insurrection

Samper’s government is running cover for the FARC’s “Tet offensive.”

International Intelligence


LaRouche: Decisive Election Issue Will Be George Bush

Lyndon LaRouche tours Texas and Louisiana, gearing up a national mobilization for the weeks remaining before the November election.

Documentation: LaRouche’s speech in Monroe, Louisiana on Sept. 9 on “The U.S. Constitution and the American System.”

Simon the Bungler, the Texas Angel

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Maria Milton Wins Arizona Dem Primary

Star Chamber Overexposes Itself

by Edward Spannaus and Nancy Spannaus

Does Dole Have His Own Dick Morris Problem?

by Mark Sonnenblick

A profile of Paul Manafort.

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions: Bush’s Alabama ‘Knuckle-Dragger’

by Suzanne Klebe

Britain’s Media Sewer: Newhouse, Roy Cohn, and ‘Union Jackie’

by Stuart Rosenblatt and Anton Chaitkin

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News



An editorial error on p. 32 of last week’s issue, in the article “U.S. Attack on Iraq Plays Right Into British Hands,” introduced a reference to “Margaret Bush’s Desert Storm.” We hope that our readers took it either as a joke or a Freudian slip, and were not unduly confused.