Volume 28, Number 8, February 23, 2001


The Nile as the River of Peace

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

How true it is, that water shortages breed conflict, can be seen in the history of the Middle East wars. And yet, peace can be secured through agreement on water utilization. It is this concept that animated discussion in a seminar in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Jan. 14-17, organized jointly by the Center for Strategic Studies and the Ministry of Culture and Information, in Sudan, and EIR and the Schiller Institute.

The New Bretton Woods System: Framework for a New, Just World Economic Order  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The conference keynote.

What Is Behind the Idea of the Nation-State

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Proposals Concerning the New Silk Road

by Prof. Gabir Said Awad

Egypt, Africa, and the Eurasian Land-Bridge

by Dr. Hamdy Abdul Rahman

The Significance of Rail Links in Africa

by Omer Mohammed Nour

Development of Nile Water Resources

by Kamal Ali Mohamed

The Agricultural Potential of Sudan

by Abdalla Ahmed Abdalla and Hassan Osman Abdel Nour


Alan Greenspan Has Lost It

by Lothar Komp and Nancy Spannaus

In the face of 200% to 1,000% increases in the price of energy, the busting of the debt bubble in the international telecommunications sector, and the collapse of the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve chairman went to Capitol Hill claiming that all is okay.

EIR Energy Crisis Update: Agenda for National Energy Emergency Action

Eurasian Rail Projects Are Going Forward

by Mary Burdman


Prince Philip’s WWF Leads Offensive Against Brazil

by Lorenzo Carrasco

In mid-January, the Brazilian branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature, an organization founded by Prince Philip, obtained a court order and carried out a raid to suppress publications printed by the Ibero- American Solidarity Movement of Brazil, exposing the WWF’s efforts to prevent industrialization of South America.

Who’s Who in WWF-Brazil

by Lorenzo Carrasco

A Two-Century Battle To Open the Interior

by Lorenzo Carrasco and Nilder Costa

MSIA Counterattacks in the Courts

LaRouche, British Crown Battle in Brazil over S. American Development

A chronology.

The Situation in the Middle East Is Even Worse Than It Looks

by Dean Andromidas

Palestinians Know Who the Enemies of Peace Are

by Carl Osgood

Crises in Indonesia and the Philippines Strike ASEAN Unity

by Michael Billington

Major Russia-Ukraine Economic Deals Made, as Kuchma Is Under Fire

by Rachel Douglas


Bush Administration Already Coming Apart at the Seams

by Jeffrey Steinberg

White House spokesman Ari Fleischer announced that President George W. Bush is imposing a two-year curb on any expansion in the Defense budget. As Lyndon LaRouche has emphasized, you cannot have a national defense without a real economy. Any the only way to save the U.S. economy, is with LaRouche’s leadership.

‘Get Clinton’ Chieftain Named to Ashcroft DOJ

by Edward Spannaus

Fight To Save D.C. General Hospital Takes On Evil ‘Shareholder Values’  

by Dennis Speed

Hospital Closing Is National Catastrophe  

An interview with Kenneth Lyons.

‘Budget Cuts Killed My Baby Sister’

by Rev. Clarence Turner III

Remarks by Rev. Clarence Turner III, pastor of Fruit of the Spirit Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

House GOP Enforces ‘Shareholder Values’

Congressional Closeup

Book Reviews

Garbarino Offers Little To Combat ‘New Violence’

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them, by James Garbarino, Ph.D.


Kenneth Lyons  

Mr. Lyons is president of the Washington, D.C. Emergency Medical Services Association, a non-profit community outreach and education association, and an emergency medical services paramedic with the D.C. Fire Department.


Report from Germany

by Rainer Apel

Ties to Russia Are Gaining Momentum.

Australia Dossier

by Robert Barwick

“I Dream of Pauline.”


Democratic Traitors Surface Again.