Volume 24, Number 35, August 29, 1997




What it will take, to save the world.


World financial system ‘at the boundary layer’

by William Engdahl

The Aug. 15 drop of the Dow Jones Index of 247 points, or 3.1%, the second worst one-day fall in the history of the New York Stock Exchange, is an ominous warning, much as there were such forewarnings in the weeks before the October 1929 crash, to get out now, before it’s too late.

Currency Rates

‘Transaqua: an idea for the Sahel’

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

In 1992, an Italian firm published an ambitious program to green Africa’s deserts, build infrastructure, and uplift its people.

Documentation: From reports published by Bonifica, Iritecna, Gruppo IRI, in Rome.

Business Briefs


George Soros: the Queen’s drug pusher

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A great deal of evidence has come to light that fully justifies labelling Queen Elizabeth II as one of the world’s leading drug traffickers. And, George Soros is her right-hand man.

George Soros: a golem made in Britain

by Scott Thompson

Is your local elected official on Dope, Inc.’s payroll?

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Popper’s Open Society: Crush the nation-state

Soros boasts that he is the prote´ge´ of Oxford’s Aristotelian Society head, Sir Karl Popper.

Drug legalization gets boost in U.S.

by Scott Thompson

Several drug-legalization ballot initiatives are under way, and Soros is in negotiations to open his pockets, once again, to fund them.

McCaffrey denounces drug legalization drive

by Jeffrey Steinberg

White House Drug Policy Adviser Gen. Barry McCaffrey (ret.) debunks the notion of “medicinal marijuana.”

Currency war aimed at the nation-state

by Richard Freeman

British Lords mount drug legalization offensive

by Mark Burdman

The British establishment has radically escalated its campaign for the legalization of drugs, worldwide.

The Crown’s agents plot to drug a nation: the case of Australia

by Allen Douglas

The halting (for now) of a trial program of free heroin distribution, is a personal defeat for George Soros.

Canada opens war for legal dope trade

by Gretchen Small

The government of Canada is organizing an anti-U.S. bloc of nations around a program to legalize the consumption and trafficking of narcotics.

Soros’s role in the drug takeover of Colombia

by Valerie Rush

Myanmar: a front-line state in George Soros’s ‘opium war’

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

Soros is part of the British Crown’s war to maintain its control over drug flows from the Golden Triangle.

LaRouche’s 15-point plan for a war on drugs

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.


British Empire maneuvers to grab control in Bosnia

by Umberto Pascali

The British “Invisible” Empire has a new strategy to retain its influence in the Balkans, and keep the region primed for war.

North Korean famine worsens, as appeals for relief grow

by Kathy Wolfe

South Korean currency hit by new instability

by Kathy Wolfe

Rokhlin builds Russian opposition movement

by Konstantin George

Gen. Lev Rokhlin, chairman of the Defense Committee of the Russian State Duma (parliament), has created a new movement to support the Armed Forces and the defense industry.

Hamas suicide bombers came from London

by Dean Andromidas

The two suicide bombers who blew up a Jerusalem market in July, killing 18, came from London, on British passports. The evidence once again confirms EIR’s reports that London is the center for international terrorism.

International Intelligence


Teamsters’ UPS victory can be a turning point

by Edward Spannaus

The Teamsters’ victory reopens the fight for a prosperous industrial economy, which depends upon long-term investment in labor skills, education, and physical infrastructure, the antithesis of the quick-buck economy which has built up over the past 30 years.

Black officials host African dignitaries

The Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus and the Pennsylvania Black Elected Officials, on behalf of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators/National Conference of State Legislatures Philadelphia ’97, sponsored a forum on U.S. policy toward Africa on Aug. 9, to hear from African officials first-hand.

‘Defector’ Hashemi imprisoned in London

by Edward Spannaus

Formal criminal charges have been filed against Jamshid Hashemi, the high-level defector from Bush-Kissinger circles whose revelations on plots against LaRouche were featured in the Aug. 8 EIR.

National News