Volume 24, Number 27, June 27, 1997



Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas

Australian miners invade Africa.


Strange bedfellows, indeed.

Military Policy

A Swift tour of the Pentagon: strategy vs. ‘unscience fiction’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

In order to understand the bankruptcy of U.S. military policy today, and to replace it with a true, civilized notion of strategy, it is necessary to go back to the 1982-86 factional debates over the Strategic Defense Initiative. These debates were a reflection of the traditional controversy, between the patriotic and Tory-Anglophile currents within our conflicted nation.


Amsterdam summit leaves EU economic debate wide open

by Rainer Apel

The two opposite positions taken by France’s Prime Minister Jospin and Germany’s Chancellor Kohl, are indicative that the debate over economic priorities is continuing in Europe, even if the government of Germany prefers not to take public notice of that fact.

Currency Rates

North Korea famine: an expression of the world’s economic, moral crisis

by Rosa Tennenbaum

With food stocks having run out on June 20, North Korea’s 24 million people face immediate death by starvation.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche appeals to Clinton, Group of Eight

Official unemployment rate is an attempt to hide economic collapse

by Richard Freeman

“The best of all possible economies keeps rolling along,” says Merrill Lynch’s chief economist, citing the latest unemployment statistics. But, using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, EIR calculates that America’s real unemployment rate is from 2.5 to 4 times the official rate.

Business Briefs


The cultural basis for a new world economic order

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The transcript of Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s presentation to a New York seminar, on “The Machine-Tool Principle: The Key to Global Economic Reconstruction,” where she stressed that Lyndon LaRouche’s concept of the kind of universal education needed to produce the most advanced technology, is the key for building the Eurasian Land-Bridge.


D-8 defines new agenda for international relations

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The first summit of the Developing-8 countries—Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey—harkens to the best days of the Non-Aligned Movement, when economic and political cooperation among sovereign countries was more important than today’s dog-eat-dog free trade blocs.

Documentation: The draft declaration issued by the D-8 summit.

Soros minerals grab behind Peru-Ecuador border conflict

by Gretchen Small and Dennis Small

Without so much as the cover of an endangered species, Conservation International proposed a “nature park” in the mineral-rich, disputed border area, which George Soros’s mining companies were eagerly eyeing.

Colombia surrenders sovereignty for hostages

by Javier Almario

In exchange for military hostages, the narco-terrorist FARC has been ceded 5,000 square miles by Colombia’s narco-President Samper.

International Intelligence


‘Never again’: the battle cry to halt African genocide

by Katherine R. Notley

With the release of EIR’s latest Special Report, “Never Again! London’s Genocide Against Africans,” Americans have a powerful weapon in their hands for the good. “The only hope,” said Lyndon LaRouche, “is to turn this horror into a lesson.”

‘Hero’ Kabila saves the white rhino

FBI used dirty tricks vs. LaRouche movement

by Mary Jane Freeman

The plaintiffs’ discovery request in the 22-year-old suit by LaRouche and associates against the FBI, seeks to obtain some 25,000 pages of still-secret FBI files.

Iranian-American arms dealer fears death in London

by Edward Spannaus

Mohammad Hashemi is confronting a U.S.-British effort to prevent him from returning to the United States for heart surgery, because he knows too much about George Bush’s 1981 “October Surprise.”

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News