Volume 25, Number 14, April 3, 1998



Dr. Nedzib Sacirbey

Dr. Sacirbey is the ambassador-at-large of the Republic of Bosnia-Hercegovina.

Dr. Abdelhamid Brahimi

Dr. Brahimi is the former Prime Minister of Algeria (1984-88), a founding member of the National Liberation Front, and currently director of the Institute for Maghreb Studies in London.

Sergio Flamigni

Sergio Flamigni, who served many terms in the Italian Parliament, is the author of The Spider Web, which exposed the “secret government” apparatus complicit in the 1978 assassination of Christian Democracy leader Aldo Moro.


Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

Victoria’s private prisons explode.


London’s terrorist role exposed.

Strategic Studies

Russia: a coup from above  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“The new crisis whose onset now grips Russia, and, soon, much of the rest of the planet, must be welcomed, gratefully, as the needed crisis which prompts us to do the good we were unlikely to attempt otherwise,” writes Lyndon LaRouche. “We see this crisis as the opportunity to defeat, to free us from that religious quality of monetarist fervor which is presently the greatest threat to civilization.”

The Ides of March: Russia crisis breaks

by Rachel Douglas

Russian President Boris Yeltsin acted now, said ousted Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, because the country has been “hit from behind” by the global financial crisis.

‘New Bretton Woods’ presented in Russia

Prof. Taras Muranivsky addressed the Economics Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, urging that Russian representatives help create a New Bretton Woods system.


China confronts financial turmoil with a ‘New Deal’

by Mary Burdman

Beijing is adopting the better traditions in U.S. economic policy, the “New Deal” of President Franklin Roosevelt, of massive investment in infrastructure, science, and education, to maintain economic growth.

Debate heats up on New Bretton Woods

by Marcia Merry Baker

Among the latest developments, is a U.S. Senate bill mandating creation of a commission to review convening a “Bretton Woods conference.”

The ‘Asian crisis’ is wrecking U.S. exports

by Richard Freeman

The paradoxical oil shock of 1998

by William Engdahl

The fraud of Argentine convertibility

by Gerardo Terán and Gonzalo Huertas

Those who are tempted to adopt the British “currency board” scheme should look at Argentina.

Climatic, financial ‘El Niño’ slams Peru

by Sara Madueño

Business Briefs


Any enemy of LaRouche is an enemy of Clinton  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A “political dirty tricks” operation of President George Bush’s reelection campaign, the so-called “Whitewater case” against President Bill Clinton, has turned out to be remarkably similar to the “Get LaRouche” operation launched by the Bush league under Executive Order 12333. “In many respects, the two covertly directed operations appear to be almost identical, involving many of the same institutions and key personnel,” writes Lyndon LaRouche.

Tracking the ‘Get LaRouche’ and ‘Get Clinton’ apparatus

by Jeffrey Steinberg

British assassins of American patriots

Richard Mellon Scaife: an Anglophile Goebbels

by Scott Thompson and Jeffrey Steinberg

Mellon Scaife bankrolls British ‘brain warfare’

by Steve Meyer and Jeffrey Steinberg

A Who’s Who of institutions and personnel


How Clinton’s ‘partnership with Africa’ can work

by Linda de Hoyos

President Clinton is calling for a new renaissance for Africa, but unless the administration breaks with the International Monetary Fund system and creates a New Bretton Woods, the U.S.-Africa Partnership will quickly become a dead letter.

Rugova’s victory, U.S. can stop Balkan war

by Umberto Pascali

Convene an international commission of inquiry on stopping violence in Algeria

An interview with Dr. Abdelhamid Brahimi.

What’s at stake in jailing of Shubeilat

The fate of the courageous Jordanian opposition figure is a barometer for the prospects of peace in the Middle East.

Controversy breaks out in Italy over British role in Moro assassination

by Claudio Celani

The ‘spider web’ behind the assassination of Aldo Moro

An interview with Sergio Flamigni.

India’s new BJP government spells out its top priorities

by Susan Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

The new coalition government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party leader Atal Behari Vajpayee, is seeking cooperation from other politicians in nation-building.

International Intelligence


Securities transfer tax on agenda in New Hampshire

by Marianna Wertz and Rochelle Ascher

A bill to tax the transfer or sale of stocks, bonds, securities, and speculative financial instruments, to fund education, is on its way to a vote in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News