Volume 25, Number 31, August 7, 1998



Sean McPhilemy

McPhilemy is the author of The Committee: Political Assassination in Northern Ireland, which documents collusion between prominent citizens in the Protestant community in Northern Ireland and the Royal Ulster Constabulary, in the murder of Catholics and Republican paramilitaries.

Nelson Onono-Onweng

The Right Reverend Onono-Onweng is president of the Religious Leaders’ Initiative for Peace, and Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda in Gulu of the Anglican Church of Uganda.

Matthew Odong

Matthew Odong is the Monsignor of the Diocese of Gulu of the Roman Catholic Church, and the secretary of the Religious Leaders’ Peace Initiative.

Conference Report

Acholi leaders seek peace for war-torn northern Uganda

by Linda de Hoyos

Religious, community, and political leaders from the war-torn districts of Kitgum and Gulu and from the large Acholi exile community met in London, to take action to bring peace to their land.

Hunger, disintegration in Kitgum District

A presentation by George Odwong, Resident District Commissioner of Kitgum District.

Uganda’s religious leaders work for peace

An interview with Nelson Onono-Onweng.

‘We need dialogue and reconciliation’

An interview with Matthew Odong.



by John Hoefle

The case of the Bank of New England.

Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

IMF policies will cause new floods.


What the bankers wish to ignore.


IMF is a classic ‘zombie’; bury it fast and deep

by Marcia Merry Baker

“Bring in the undertaker,” was Lyndon LaRouche’s advice in February 1997. The IMF, known to be insolvent, known to perpetrate disasters, suffering, and failures, nevertheless still walks and talks in capital cities around the world. But, opposition to it is growing.

The IMF ‘has failed, and failed miserably’

Commentaries on the IMF and the global financial crisis.

Business Briefs


The Eagle Star Syndrome  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., surveying the current world crisis, addresses the question, “What powerful agency has done this to us?” Look to the wartime development of the British- American-Canadian establishment, and its emergence after the war. Look, too, at the BAC’s manipulation of the poor, typical American populist, who obviously has not the slightest inkling of the threat posed to him by the oligarchy. “The populist does not recognize, that the oligarch’s essential weapon against the poor populist is the populist’s acceptance, like the Sancho Panza of Miguel Cervantes’ Don Quixote, of that kind of stupefaction which is all too popular among populists.”

Hollinger boss calls for ‘BAC’ revival

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Scott Thompson

Conrad Black, the man whose media empire has been leading the British assault against the U.S. Presidency, is calling for a revival of Winston Churchill’s World War II alliance among Britain, Canada, and the United States.


New setbacks for royals’ cover-up of Diana murder

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Crown Prosecution Service stated that there is no evidence to substantiate charges against Mohamed Al Fayed by the British Crown’s scoundrel Tiny Rowland. Rowland, according to one source, thereupon “lost the will to live.”

LaRouche movement meets in Germany: ‘Real history is the history of ideas’

A report on the annual “summer school” of the European Labor Committees and the Schiller Institute.

Faxist party battles to destroy Italy’s national sovereignty

by Claudio Celani

Italians rebel against Clean Hands inquisition

by Umberto Pascali

Egypt, France initiate Mideast peace effort

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

EIR holds third Andean seminar, to stop creation of ‘Coca Republic’

by Gretchen Small

A report on an EIR seminar in Bogota´ on “The Peace Process in Peru and Colombia.”

The strategic plot to balkanize Colombia

by Maximiliano Londoño

General Bedoya: In two years, we can get rid of the drug trade

by Gen. Harold Bedoya Pizarro (ret.)

Soros legalizers map out ‘Guaviare strategy’

by Gretchen Small

International Intelligence


Starr on rampage against Clinton and Constitution

by Edward Spannaus

Independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s subpoena to a President to testify against himself, was unprecedented and unconstitutional. The British-initiated assault on the Presidency has accelerated to breakneck speed, because of the accelerating global financial crisis.

Reno continues assault on McDade-Murtha bill

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Citizens Protection Act of 1998 is about to be considered by the House of Representatives, and the permanent bureaucracy in the Justice Department is hysterical.

Capitol Hill shooter was stalking President

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The case of Russell Eugene Weston, Jr., the man who killed two Capitol Police officers, has parallels to that of John Hinckley, who shot President Reagan. Were they both “Manchurian candidates”?

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News