Volume 25, Number 18, May 1, 1998



Var Huoth

His Excellency Var Huoth has been the Ambassador of the Royal Cambodian Government to Washington, D.C. since 1995. Prior to that, he was Commerce Minister, and took part in the first democratic elections in Cambodia in 1993.

Poul Rasmussen

The head of EIR’s bureau in Copenhagen recently visited Iraq, at the invitation of the College of Administration and Economics at Baghdad University.


Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas

Health care might kill you.


Time to investigate the Kigali gang.

National Economy

Tradition of nation-builders is still alive in Brazil

by Cynthia R. Rush

There is a rich tradition, found in the 19th- and early 20th-century proponents of Alexander Hamilton’s, Henry Carey’s, and Friedrich List’s American System of political economy, with which today’s nationalists can find an alternative to the disaster of globalization and neo-liberalism.

Reviving Hamilton’s ‘American System’

by Lorenzo Carrasco Bazúa and Geraldo Luís Lino

“The Influence of the American System of Political Economy in Brazil,” an article which first appeared in 1995, as an appendix to the first Portuguese-language edition of Alexander Hamilton’s Report on the Subject of Manufactures.

Dr. Carneiro: Brazil must adopt LaRouche’s proposals

The Presidential candidate of Brazil’s Party for the Rebuilding of the National Order attacks free trade.


In the aftermath of G-22, new catastrophe looming

by Jeffrey Steinberg

While some of the discussions at the Washington meeting were useful, they were far from adequate to dealing with the current world breakdown crisis.

Documentation: Statements by world leaders, the media, and the IMF.

Asian national economies are descending into the Inferno

by William Engdahl

An Asian “export offensive,” which would be predicted by the textbook economic theory of currency devaluations, has not materialized, because the structures of Asian economies are being torn apart.

U.S. exports plummet as ‘Asia crisis’ hits

by Richard Freeman

Neurolab opens new pathways for studying the life sciences

by Marsha Freeman

The third Space Shuttle mission dedicated to studying the impact of microgravity on living systems, focussed on the development and functioning of the brain and nervous system.

Business Briefs


LaRouche meets with Italian ‘cold fusion’ scientists

On April 4, Lyndon LaRouche participated in an informal discussion in Rome with a group of Italian scientists, on methodological questions of scientific research, as well as on vital issues of economics, politics, and world history.

LaRouche on cold fusion

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Einstein’s Theory of Relativity refuted


Clinton challenges British geopolitics in Asia

by Jeffrey Steinberg

U.S. diplomacy is unusually active, including initiatives with respect to India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Cambodia, and China.

Washington expands dialogue with India

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Maitra

The United States, for the first time since the Cold War ended, is putting in place a South Asia policy.

Its economy ‘critical,’ Russia gets a new government

by Rachel Douglas

Italy’s choice: EMU or New Bretton Woods

by Claudio Celani

Germany’s Social Democrats advocate monetarism with a ‘socialist’ face

by Rainer Apel

France’s elite opts for national suicide

by Jacques Cheminade

Knives are out for Japan’s Hashimoto

Paris judge attempts to crack Diana murder case

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The investigating magistrate has convened an extraordinary meeting of witnesses, and has ordered a review of Diana’s medical dossier, to determine whether the emergency medical teams contributed to her death.

Moving toward peace and reconstruction in Cambodia

An interview with Cambodian Ambassador Var Huoth.

British prepare new operations vs. Iraq

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iraq wants to be part of the world again

An interview with Poul Rasmussen.

Paris jet-set pushes drug legalization

by Ivès Zilli

International Intelligence


As his scandals mount, it’s time for Starr to go!

by Edward Spannaus

The Attorney General has the power to fire the independent counsel she appointed, and to launch a full and impartial investigation of the astonishing record of misconduct by Kenneth Starr and his office.

National News