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Volume 26, Number 6, February 5, 1999

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Some bombshells from Asia.


Collapse of Brazil’s currency spells doom for IMF system  

by William Engdahl

Last November, the IMF announced a $41.5 billion “preemptive” stabilization package for Brazil, but Brazil’s currency is now in a free-fall—thanks to the IMF’s policies.

LaRouche in 1997: ‘Brazil will be next’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Dollarization: the end of monetary sovereignty  

by Gerardo Terán

Time to go for exchange controls  

Commentaries from Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad and the Brazilian daily Folha de São Paulo.

In Russia, too, the IMF slides into the dustbin of history  

by Rachel Douglas

LaRouche tells Russia: ‘Scrap the IMF package!’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An article by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., in the Russian periodical Kommersant-Vlast.

Russian Agriculture Minister seeks collaboration to rebuild farm sector  

by Marcia Merry Baker

German government drops plans for immediate shutdown of nuclear power  

by Rainer Apel

Plan to invest Social Security into stock market will prove injurious  

by Richard Freeman and Marianna Wertz

Lugar hearing misses the mark on cartels  

by Suzanne Rose

Business Briefs  

Political Economy

Washington must ally with China, not London  

The text of EIR’s new video, titled “The Eurasian Land-Bridge: Washington Must Ally with China, Not London.”


Gore pushes bureaucracies for a fascist world order  

by Michele Steinberg and William Jones

Vice President Al Gore convened his “Global Forum on Reinventing Government” on Jan. 14, a euphemism for destroying the nation-state form of government, including the United States.

Gore and Gingrich: same policy, same future  

by Michele Steinberg

Bankers endorse plan for ‘anti-corruption’ coups  

by Michele Steinberg

Labor says Gore is reinventing ‘Dark Ages’  

The conspirators in Gore’s Cabinet  

by Michele Steinberg

Profiles of Martin Peretz, Madeleine Albright, and Gore’s Canadian connection, Maurice Strong.

Is Gore’s ‘mind-meld’ the Mossad’s ‘Mega’?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A profile of Leon Fuerth.


From the conference speeches of Vice President Al Gore, World Bank Chairman James Wolfensohn, and New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jenny Shipley.


Jordan succession shakeup bodes ill for war on Iraq  

Preparations for the Gore-U.K. assault on Iraq are proceeding, and there are alarming indications that preparations are being made for a major terrorist incident.

PKK heroin cartel threatens Europe  

by Joseph Brewda

Western Europe has played a scandalous role in fomenting the Kurdish insurrection in southeast Turkey, and now it is being flooded with narcotics as a result.

Republic of Yemen targetted by British for destabilization  

by Hussein al-Nadeem

Museveni moves to become permanent dictator in Uganda  

by Linda de Hoyos

Colombian government provides hit-list to ‘Third Cartel’ narco-terrorists  

by Valerie Rush

President Pastrana has delivered to the FARC a list of names of military and police personnel reportedly under investigation for alleged complicity with paramilitary death squads.

Battle rages in Australia over phony ‘republic’ referendum  

by Allen Douglas

The proposal for an elected head of state was written by the oligarchy itself.

International Intelligence  


The Gore coup attempt is already succeeding  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Republicans concede that they do not have the votes to remove President Bill Clinton from office, but the “trial” drags on, weakening the institution of the Presidency.

‘Treason in America’ will be back in print  

The real history of the British faction in America, from Aaron Burr to Averell Harriman is presented in this ground-breaking book by EIR History Editor Anton Chaitkin. Here, we publish the author’s preface to the forthcoming reprint.

National News  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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