Volume 25, Number 1, January 2, 1998



Linda Peeno

Dr. Peeno, MD, gave up her job with the for-profit hospital chain Humana, to expose the practices of managed care. She is currently a clinical instructor of medicine and chair of the hospital ethics committee at the University of Louisville, Kentucky.


From New Delhi

by Ramtanu Maitra

Fresh hopes for Nepal’s “White Gold.”

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

Toward a student-labor alliance.

Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick and Allen Douglas

“Land rights” ripping up the country.


Africans take the lead. Strategic Studies

British under attack for harboring global terrorism

by Joseph Brewda

London is the center of international terrorism. Here, we document the case in the principals’ own words.

I. Egypt Escalates vs. Britain

Egypt may take case to World Court

Mubarak: British ‘laxity, if not collusion’

Egyptian press exposes London’s ‘Lords of Terror’

II. London: HQ of World Terrorism

British Parliament endorses terrorism

Terrorists on State’s list are British-based

Egypt’s ‘wanted list’ live in London

Islamic Group praises Britain, condemns U.S.

British press admits, London is a safe haven

III. U.S., UN Protect London

State Dept. covers up for British terrorism

UN’s Kofi Annan okays British terrorist haven


Asian crisis shows need for New Bretton Woods

by William Engdahl

Developments in Japan and South Korea have entered a new phase, in the political negotiations over how to deal with the financial crisis. But none of the underlying problems have been solved, and the stage is set for new explosions.

Schiller Institute lays out policy for the decisive battles of 1998

by Gabriele Liebig and Susan Welsh

Meeting in Bad Schwalbach, Germany, the Schiller Institute put forward crucial policies for action during early 1998, the year that will define the future of mankind for at least 50 years to come.

1997: The year the international financial system announced its doom

by Marcia Merry Baker

Infrastructure collapse in 1997 due to bad economics, not Mother Nature

by Richard Freeman

What the ‘Brand X’ economists are saying

World press coverage says: LaRouche was right!

Demographer warns of health catastrophe in Russia

by William Jones

Has “shock therapy” caused genocide? “Yes,” says Georgetown University’s Dr. Murray Feshbach.

Currency Rates

Business Briefs


The Comet of Doom

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

How would an astrophysicist describe recent surprising developments in the sphere of international finance? Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. warns that if the U.S. government does not supply the $100 billion in new funds for the IMF, for bailout purposes, demanded by the IMF’s Camdessus, then the entire system will go, “Boom!” Worse, if the funds are supplied, the world will enter a period of Weimar-style hyperinflation. How can such a disaster be averted? It’s a question of leadership, and of mastering the fundamental principles upon which scientific solutions—discoveries—are based.


Iran calls for a dialogue of civilizations, among thinkers

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iranian President Seyed Mohammad Khatami offers to open a dialogue with America, in terms which fly in the face of every cliché that has been respected in the West about his country and its political leadership.

London’s ‘Rice war’ against Sudan—again

by Linda de Hoyos

Efforts to end probe of Diana crash fail

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Brazil’s ‘special relationship’ with Great Britain is restored

by Lorenzo Carrasco

‘Free Seineldín’ movement reflects growing LaRouche influence in Americas

by Cynthia R. Rush

Documentation: Excerpts from an interview with Colonel Seineldín; an article by Brazilian Gen. Tasso Villar de Aquino (ret.); and an open letter by Vice Adm. Sérgio Tasso Vasquez de Aquino (ret.), calling for Seineldín’s release from prison.

TI weighs in against Seineldín pardon

by Gonzalo Huertas and Cynthia R. Rush

The Mossad agent who almost started a war

by Dean Andromidas

A profile of Yehuda Gil.

International Intelligence


LaRouche warns Clinton on economic policy bungling

by Edward Spannaus

Current U.S. policy with respect to East Asia is “absolute folly,” and the U.S. government is walking into a trap.

Second Boston Tea Party: Let’s dump mis-managed health care policies

by Marianna Wertz

Documentation: From a “Call to Action,” endorsed by doctors and nurses, demanding a moratorium on for-profit takeovers of health institutions.

Medicine is being perverted by a corporatist utilitarian ethic

An interview with Dr. Linda Peeno, MD.

National News