Volume 24, Number 18, April 25, 1997



Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas and Robert Barwick

Mont Pelerin Society plans a coup.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

It’s Ollie North’s turn to talk.


It’s the British who are looting Zaire.

Strategic Studies

The U.S.A.-China Strategy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche sets the record straight on the “latest epidemic of sinophobic mouth-froth” as “solidly in that tradition of British geopolitics which caused the two World Wars of this century.” The world financial crisis has reached strategic proportions, where today’s policymakers-the Baby-Boomer generation-must overthrow the assumptions that govern their thinking, to understand why the United States and China are the foci for global economic recovery.


LaRouches intervene in Italy at key strategic conjuncture

by Claudio Celani

Lyndon LaRouche, returning to Rome for the first time since he was released from prison, briefed a cross-section of Italy’s leading circles on the urgency of turning back the financial collapse by convening a New Bretton Woods Conference. His wife, Helga Zepp-LaRouche, spoke about the Eurasian Land-Bridge.

Japan maintains firm commitment to nuclear energy for the future

by Charles B. Stevens

Dr. Yoshinori Ihara of Japan’s Atomic Energy Commission assured a U.S. audience that despite the negative press campaign, Japan was continuing to press ahead with the development of nuclear energy, based on the plutonium fuel cycle.

Nuclear energy needed for 21st century

by Yoshinori Ihara

Dr. Ihara’s speech to the American Nuclear Society.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs


Congressional hearings must exonerate LaRouche

by Debra Hanania Freeman

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled hearings for April 30 on the conduct and function of the U.S. Department of Justice. Any serious investigation of the corrupt apparatus within the department, must address the judicial railroad of LaRouche.

Time to return justice to the Justice Dept.

The independent commission which originally met to hear testimony of DOJ misconduct in 1995, issues a statement reaffirming its findings, on the eve of the Hatch Congressional oversight hearings.

Ramsey Clark: ‘This case is number one’

From the Sept. 1, 1995 testimony of the former U.S. Attorney General, who represented Lyndon LaRouche in his appeal.

Why the oligarchy hates LaRouche

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A summary of 25 years of dirty operations, assassination attempts, and, ultimately, judicial frame-ups.

Justice Department: The corruption is in the permanent bureaucracy

by Edward Spannaus

Buried, for the most part, in the Criminal Division, these heretofore faceless lawyers act as a hit-squad, going after whomever the oligarchy wants removed, regardless of who occupies the post of Attorney General.

FBI Crime Lab’s fatal flaws aired

by Mary Jane Freeman

The DOJ Inspector General has released a report on the lab’s “scientifically flawed and inaccurate testimony” in important criminal cases. Unfortunately, it raises more questions than it answers.


Sabotage of Iran’s role in Land-Bridge will backfire Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The politically motivated German court decision to hold Iran responsible in Germany’s ‘Mykonos” murder trial is not having the desired effect of stopping momentum toward constructive engagement with the Islamic Republic.

The British intend to destroy Iran, regardless of its government

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In December 1996, Lyndon LaRouche gave an interview to reporters from the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, which was aired early this year.

London’s ‘peace with terrorism’ policy moves forward in Colombia

by Valerie Rush

Documentation: Excerpts from the April 1 speech of Colombian Armed Forces Commander Gen. Harold Bedoya Pizarro, titled “Toward an Integral Security and National Defense Policy.”

International Intelligence


The floods of ’97: return of the ‘Devil in Davenport’

by Marcia Merry Baker

For the second time in four years, heavy flooding has struck this region, where water-management infrastructure has been given short shrift in favor of the post-industrial paradise of attracting tourists to riverfront gambling casinos.

Project Democracy’s Fulani fronts for Kabila, Museveni

by Dennis Speed

A profile of this onetime black militant leftist, turned Ross Perot groupie, who has become a leading U.S. spokesman for Africa’s Adolf Eichmann-Laurent Kabila.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News