Volume 26, Number 19, May 7, 1999



Dr. Hans Blix

Dr. Blix was Foreign Minister of Sweden during 1978-79, and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) during 1983-99.


Report from Bonn

by Rainer Apel

A useful reminder to the Europeans.


A positive strategic shift.


EIR Bonn forum: a dialogue on solving the world crisis

by Anno Hellenbroich

Anno Hellenbroich, executive director of EIR for Germany, opens the proceedings.

The alternative to financial crisis and a Third World War  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Keynote speech by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. “We must create a New Bretton Woods, which has all the lessons we learned from the mistakes and successes of the old pre-1958 Bretton Woods rebuilding. We must combine that with a commitment to involve the participation of leading representatives of what we call the Third World, in running the system.’

For a new world monetary order  

by Wilhelm Hankel

Speech by Dr. Wilhelm Hankel, professor of economics at Frankfurt University, Germany, and a former board member at the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau and president of the Hessische Landesbank.

The strategic, economic, and financial crisis

by Stanislav Menshikov

Speech by Prof. Stanislav Menshikov of Erasmus University in Rotterdam, a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Director of Research of the Central Mathematical Economics Institute in Moscow.

How does the world stop genocide?

Discussion following the first conference panel.

Eurasian Land-Bridge: a new, historic opportunity for Europe

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Speech by Helga Zepp-LaRouche, founder of the Schiller Institute and its president in Germany.

India-Russia-China cooperation in the Survivors’ Club

by Devendra Kaushik

Speech by Prof. Devendra Kaushik of the School for International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, in New Delhi, and chairman of the Maulana-Adsat Institute for Asian Studies in Calcutta.

Toward a just world order: a Chinese view  

by Qian Jing

Speech by Prof. Qian Jing, a member of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and an expert on Chinese literature and philosophy. He is now working in an advisory capacity on international affairs, and deals with economic development projects in China.

Murder of Ukraine, to please the IMF

by Natalya Vitrenko

Written remarks submitted by Dr. Natalya Vitrenko, an economist and member of Ukraine’s Parliament from the Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, which she leads.

How to bring about a just world order

Discussion following the second conference panel.

Greetings to the conference


U.S. infant mortality reveals gravity of economic crisis

by Marcia Merry Baker and Linda Everett

The United States ranks no higher than 20th among industrialized nations in infant deaths per 1,000 live births. Where, then, is the “booming economy”?

Business Briefs


British war schemes, big lies rebuked at NATO summit

by Jeffrey Steinberg

British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s mission, to draw President Clinton into a ground war against Serbia, to provoke hostility against Russia, and to set up a “new NATO” as the latest British imperial instrument, failed utterly. Instead, NATO members took up the need for a Marshall Plan for the Balkans.

Blair’s Redcoat invasion flops

by Scott Thompson and Mark Burdman

In visits to Chicago and to Capitol Hill, Blair laid out his new imperium.

President Clinton snubs Blair, honors Kohl

by Michele Steinberg

‘Lengthy and difficult debates to restore peace’

by Michele Steinberg

French President Jacques Chirac, German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, and Italian Prime Minister Massimo D’Alema refused to follow the British lead.

Don’t make old mistakes with new Marshall Plan

by Edward Spannaus

Blair gets bushwhacked at Democratic Leadership Council

by Dean Andromidas

BASIC: a British countergang exposed

by Dean Andromidas and Edward Spannaus

Blair in trouble after NATO summit fiasco

by Mark Burdman

Cooperate with Russia, China, says UN nuclear specialist

An interview with Dr. Hans Blix.

International Intelligence


Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News