Volume 28, Number 42, November 2, 2001


Eurasian Land-Bridge: Build Our Way Out of the World Depression

The world is not in recession, but in a deepening economic depression—but an alternative is taking shape, in the form of the building of the “Eurasian Land-Bridge.” Actually a conception of several rail-centered development corridors across Eurasia, this idea is giving rise to a large number of “Great Projects” of power, communications, and water management.

The New Eurasian Land-Bridge Infrastructure Takes Shape

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

A report by Jonathan Tennenbaum of how the building of the Eurasian Land-Bridge has progressed.


Putin Asserts Economic Reality at APEC Summit

by Michael Billington

Intervening in a process prearranged to be limited to discussions of terrorism and free trade, President Putin instead issued a call for the transformation of the collapsing world economy through vast infrastructure development projects across the Asia-Pacific region.

What Depression?

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Putin at Shanghai: Russia’s Eurasian Mission

U.S. Physical Economy Is in a Free Fall

by Richard Freeman

The 12-month decline of industrial production reported by the Federal Reserve is actually an underestimate of the state of collapse in manufacturing industries.

Business Briefs


Did Israeli Military Kill ‘General Gandhi’?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche, in assessing the assassination of Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi, references the “facts which expose the appalling credulity of those, who exclude the strong evidence suggesting that the list of suspects in seeking out the authorship of the assassination, could be the Israeli military itself.”

Beyond Afghanistan: Syria, Lebanon, Iraq May Be Next Targets  

by Dean Andromidas

Israel Buried Reagan Peace Plan in Blood

by Michele Steinberg and Jeffrey Steinberg

Powell’s Visit to Asia Clarifies Some Issues

by Ramtanu Maitra

Pakistani Economy Is Collapsing Fast

by Mary Burdman

U.S. Protects al-Qaeda Terrorists in Kosovo  

by Umberto Pascali

Australia: Election May Bring Drug Legalization

by Robert Barwick

International Intelligence


LaRouche Says, Treat Anthrax Attack As ‘Wartime’ Emergency

by Marcia Merry Baker

The only competent approach, is to open up any and all the medical institutions needed to deal with the emergency, to test and define areas of exposure and infection; use relevant antibiotics; regularize testing as an early warning program; and look for specifics of other biological threats.

Budget Cuts Threaten Argentine Institute

by Cynthia R. Rush

The budget cuts at the Malbrán National Microbiology Institute, are a case study of what the United States should not be doing, in the face of a public health emergency.

States Cut Public Health, Medical Infrastructure

by Mary Jane Freeman

Sept. 11 Must Involve Enemy within U.S.

by Marianna Wertz

An interview with Matthew Fogg.

Decorated U.S. Marshal Fights for Justice

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood


Matthew Fogg

by Marianna Wertz

A decorated U.S. Chief Marshal who has waged a legal battle against racism in the U.S. Marshals Service, Fogg spent several days at Ground Zero, the site of the World Trade Center, in New York City just after the Sept. 11 attack.

Science & Technology

Dr. Robert E. Stevenson: Father of Space Oceanography

In memoriam: Robert K. Stevenson recounts the fascinating career of his father, oceanographer Bob Stevenson, who died on Aug. 12, 2001.



Barking Up the Wrong Trees.