Volume 24, Number 49, December 5, 1997



Gerald Kuhn

Mr. Kuhn, a geologist based in southern California, has done pioneering work on the relationship of volcanoes to climate.

Christian Sendegeya

Mr. Sendegeya is the vice president of the National Council for the Defense of Democracy in Burundi.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Without new ideas, no new jobs.

From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Currency collapse looms over India.

Australia Dossier

by Noelene Isherwood

Extraordinary Rembrandt exhibit under way.


It’s time to bury the IMF.

Strategic Studies

Tweedledum goofs again  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Zbigniew Brzezinski’s most important political asset is that he is so obviously goofy,” writes Lyndon LaRouche of this British asset.

William Yandell Elliott: Confederate high priest

by Stanley Ezrol

The man who launched the careers of Sir Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski.

Brzezinski’s geostrategic scheme for Eurasia

Excerpts from Zbigniew Brzezinski’s “A Geostrategy for Eurasia,” published in Foreign Affairs, the journal of the New York Council on Foreign Relations.

Russian commentary on Brzezinski’s plan

Articles by Sergei Glazyev and Yuri Maslyukov.

British ‘do business’ in the Caucasus

by Rachel Douglas

Clinton must impose sanctions against Britain for terrorism

by Joseph Brewda

Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak has courageously taken the initiative in denouncing Britain’s protection of terrorists.


So, the mountain will come to Clinton  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. comments on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vancouver, Canada.

APEC leaders tread water, as financial tidal wave sweeps in

by William Jones

William Jones reports from Vancouver.

Derivatives threaten shaky world financial system

by Richard Freeman

Brazil advances in space technology

by Geraldo Luis Lino

Brazil has become the first developing sector nation to participate in the International Space Station.

Volcanoes and the weather: surprising, nonlinear effects

An interview with Gerald Kuhn.

Business Briefs


The lesson of “The ‘Spot’ Resolutions”

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Abraham Lincoln’s 1847 “Spot” resolutions, writes Lyndon LaRouche, established “a benchmark, that point of reference out of which the United States became, during the 1861-1876 interval, the most powerful, most advanced economy of the world, and the model for all other societies capable of providing the means of true freedom to the entirety of their populations.”

How Britain’s treason machine made war against Mexico

by Anton Chaitkin and John C. Smith, Jr.

Anton Chaitkin and John C. Smith, Jr. examine Lincoln’s bold exposure of President James Polk’s lying pretexts for the Mexican War.

Bancroft and the treason school of history

by Anton Chaitkin and John C. Smith, Jr.


New probe, after 27 years, shows Mattei was murdered

by Claudio Celani

Italian nationalist leader Enrico Mattei died on the eve of a trip to the United States, during which he was to meet President Kennedy. That meeting would have sealed an alliance for a strategic development policy—a powerful threat to British strategic interests.

Permindex: Britain’s Murder, Inc.

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Fight for development at Nigerian economic summit

A report on the Fourth Nigerian Economic Summit, addressed by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Unbridled free trade is no help for Nigeria

by Sam Aluko

Brief comments on Vision 2010, by Sam Aluko.

Diana’s murder: French scramble to cover role

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Authorities in charge of the coverup are especially nervous that EIR has identified that Socialist government officials were at the scene.

Why London supports Rwanda’s confessed mass killer Paul Kagame

by Linda de Hoyos

What it will take to bring peace and development to Burundi

An interview with Christian Sendegeya.

International Intelligence


DOJ fraud embarrasses Clinton

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The head of the DOJ Fraud Section is telling lies about the railroad prosecution of Lyndon LaRouche.

Mayors warn of social crisis because of ‘welfare reform’

by Carl Osgood

Most cities in the United States will not be able to meet the job requirements set out in the 1996 welfare reform law, because of “a serious lack of available jobs in many cities,” according to Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell, based on a survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

National News