Volume 25, Number 9, February 27, 1998



Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

Police chiefs are pushing dope.


Time to return to sanity.


The ‘Netanyahu factor’ in President Clinton’s troubles

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Israeli Prime Minister, and his closest political allies in Israel, Britain, and among the neo- conservatives and evangelicals inside the United States, have been working to bury the Clinton administration under scandals, and to draw the President into a potentially fatal military adventure against Iraq.

Netanyahu and London led the drive for war

by Joseph Brewda

Brits, Israelis widen war against Iraq

by Scott Thompson

The British House of Lords is promoting the lies of Israeli intelligence officer Yossef Bodansky, according to which Saddam Hussein has transferred weapons of mass destruction to Sudan, Libya, and Algeria.

Documentation: From the House of Lords debate.

Neo-cons’ ‘X Committee’ leads attack on Clinton

by Scott Thompson

The Elmer Gantrys behind Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr

by Edward Spannaus

“Diamond Pat” Robertson, Jerry Falwell, and the Committee for National Policy.


Indonesia’s Suharto: ‘IMF is not a roaring success’

by Gail G. Billington and Marcia Merry Baker

Indonesia may be farther down the path of disintegration under its $43 billion IMF bailout, than some other locations, but other IMF victims are close behind: Thailand, South Korea, and Russia.

Currency boards: going back to the methods of British colonial rule

by Richard Freeman

Putting a saw to the leg of one’s chair

by Rainer Apel

Opposition to the European Monetary Union is increasing, but the German government wants to push ahead with the project.

Legalized gambling spreads its tentacles

by John Hoefle

Were the revenues of the gambling companies lumped together as “U.S. Gambling, Inc.,” it would rank 11th in the 1996 Forbes Sales 500 behind AT&T and ahead of Texaco.

El Niño does what? Surely, sir, you jest!

by Robert E. Stevenson

El Niño is responsible for very little of the weather that has buffetted the United States this winter. Oceanographer Dr. Robert E. Stevenson reports.

Business Briefs


The contribution of the U.S. and China to the 21st century  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The keynote speech by Helga Zepp-LaRouche to a conference of the Schiller Institute and International Caucus of Labor Committees, in Arlington, Virginia. Although Presidents Bill Clinton and Jiang Zemin formed a “strategic partnership” during their October 1997 summit, the U.S. role in that partnership has been weakened. “Real leadership means momentum. You cannot rest on your laurels, you have to keep going.”


LaRouche denounces Peru Economics Minister  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

What’s behind recent actions by the Peru tax agency against EIR’s offices in Lima? Ask George Soros and Economics Minister Jorge Camet.

Turkey’s Ecevit: Brits set up crisis

by Joseph Brewda

“Britain has been the leading country causing chaos in the Middle East since World War I,” charged Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit.

Scandal, murder, power struggles target French republican system

by Jacques Cheminade

Jacques Cheminade reports on the common denominator in the scandals engulfing Roland Dumas, and the mafia-style murder of Claude Erignac.

Why Moon, Bush attack Mexico’s Labastida

by Carlos Cota Meza

Transparency International is behind purge of Argentine police

by Gonzalo Huertas

The real target of TI, whose founding was blessed by Prince Philip, is the nation-state.

International Intelligence


Sex-maniac Starr takes over fraudulent Paula Jones case

by Edward Spannaus

The fact that Jones’s lawyers spent all their efforts trying to find women who could claim that Bill Clinton made sexual advances to them, while failing to produce any evidence which would support Jones’s actual legal claims, proves what Lyndon LaRouche said almost four years ago: that the suit was politically motivated to destabilize the Presidency.

Kenneth Starr’s ‘amici’

The role of Barbara Ledeen and the Independent Women’s Forum of Washington.

Un-Christians crusade vs. Islamic school

by Nancy Spannaus

The revival of KKK-style tactics, encouraged by Christian Solidarity International and Rep. Frank Wolf, has thrust Loudoun County, Virginia into the national spotlight.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News