Volume 24, Number 39, September 26, 1997



James O’Brien

Dr. O’Brien is the director of the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS), in Tallahassee, Florida.

Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Mrs. LaRouche is the chairman of the the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity of Germany, and is running for the office of Federal chancellor in the elections scheduled for September 1998.

Book Reviews

McClendon’s story is delightful reading

by Nancy Spannaus

Mr. President, Mr. President! My Fifty Years of Covering the White House, by Sarah McClendon, with Jules Minton.

Strategic Studies

Sudan, target of Rice war

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An EIR Contributing Editor Feature by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

British agents in Washington gun for war against Sudan

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

A report on a conference hosted by the U.S. Institute for Peace, on Sept. 16-17.

The ‘Adolf Hitlers’ of east Africa


Australia Dossier

by Kelvin Heslop

Government okays research reactor.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Everybody is jumping ship.


Reactivate the VA hospital system.


IMF ghouls descend on China, as Asian markets lead crash

by Kathy Wolfe

The global financial earthquake, which has erupted most recently in Asia, is the pretext for increasingly draconian, and insane, policy demands from the IMF—including on China.

Buffett echoes LaRouche’s advice

by Marcia Merry Baker

Behind the ‘Swiss Nazi gold’ affair

by William Engdahl and Andreas Ranke

“Senator Sleaze” Al D’Amato is the front man for accusations that the Swiss banks stole Holocaust victims’ money. Whose dirty work is he doing, now?

Currency Rates

Probing the unknowns of El Niño

An interview with Dr. James O’Brien.

Business Briefs


Princess Diana: The cover-up of her murder crumbles

by Jeffrey Steinberg

While it is still unclear who had Princess Diana murdered, the fact is that the French government, and the British and U.S. media, are engaged in a cover-up—which is now falling apart.

LaRouche: a modern ‘War of the Roses’

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

From an interview with “EIR Talks” on Sept. 16.

Evidence of cover-up by French officials

by Jeffrey Steinberg

EIR’s competition joins the lying

by Scott Thompson

Psychologist: People prefer ‘virtual reality’

The case of Jacques Cheminade: violation of human rights in France

The frameup against the LaRouche associate shows the brutality the French nomenklatura is prepared to deploy against its opponents.


Knives are out in Russia as austerity toll rises

by Konstantin George

In both the Russian officer corps and the population at large, protests are building up against the regime in Moscow, with its IMF-dictated austerity policies.

Scotland votes to break with London

by Alan Clayton

A guest commentary by Alan Clayton.

LaRouche becomes the talk of Mexico

by Gretchen Small

Israel’s Netanyahu prepares for war

by Joseph Brewda

‘I am running for office, because no one else is telling the truth!’

An interview with Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Sweden’s history of forced sterilization

by Lotta-Stina Thronell

Transparency International’s strategy to reestablish the British Empire

by Umberto Pascali

TI boasts: We toppled Benazir Bhutto!

LaRouche’s birthday celebrated in Russia

The weekly Ekonomicheskaya Gazeta runs an article by Taras Muranivsky, “The New World Order of Lyndon LaRouche, Founder of Physical Economy.”

International Intelligence


U.S. sets the record straight on Myanmar’s war on drugs

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

In September, the U.S. National Narcotics Intelligence Consumer’s Committee released its Annual Report for 1996 on world drug production and consumption; the Myanmar government’s role in attacking the drug problem is accurately reported.

Negotiations set stage for U.S.-China summit

by William Jones

Preparations are in high gear for the upcoming summit between U.S. President Bill Clinton and China’s President Jiang Zemin at the end of October.

Weld goes down; hopefully, to stay

by Edward Spannaus

The former governor of Massachusetts has abandoned his quest to become U.S. ambassador to Mexico.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News