Volume 29, Number 22, June 7, 2002


The Lessons of Wartime for Statecraft Today  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A Memorial Day address. “Where do you find in yourself, not only the courage to conduct war, to participate in war, when necessary; but where do you find in yourself those qualities which enable you to look beyond the short term of next week, or your immediate community, and find that strength you need to think and act on the basis of what the consequences of your behavior will be, perhaps for the next generation or two yet to come?”


What Did ‘Energy Dialogue’ at Bush-Putin Summit Mean?  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The agreements reached in Moscow raise more questions than they answer. Who is fooling whom? Is Russia playing a deception game, or is the “liberal” faction there willing to make Russia the West’s energy and raw materials supplier, at the expense of national sovereignty?

EU-Russia Summit Focus on Energy

by Rainer Apel

Trade Falls as Economies Contract: The Fag End of the ‘Free Trade’ Era

by Marcia Merry Baker and Gretchen Small

Asia Debates the End of BIS Deregulation

by Kathy Wolfe

Japanese policymakers are saying, “Enough is enough!”

Singapore: The ‘Recovery’ Continues

by Martin Chew Wooi Keat

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Does Technology Steal Jobs?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Unfortunately, many economists, and others who remain more or less illiterates respecting the rudiments of the science of physical economy, have been duped into adopting some of the residue of the Luddite myth, still today.”


Colombia’s Uribe Calls on IMF To Change Its Policies  

by Javier Almario

In his first speech as President-elect, Alvaro Uribe Vélez emphasized that “many of the currents and doctrines regarding economic management that prevail today, must be revised, immediately.”

Germans, Israelis Fight for Right To Criticize Sharon  

by Rainer Apel

Is it anti-Semitic to attack Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon? Leading Israelis and Germans are standing up to hysterical propaganda attack, and insisting that it is not.

Report: Settlements Are Israeli War Crimes

by Dean Andromidas

“Land Grab: Israel’s Settlement Policy in the West Bank,” is the new report by the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Territories (B’tselem).

Nepal Plunges Into a Deep Crisis

by Ramtanu Maitra

Pope’s Trip: Again, Full of Surprises

by Claudio Celani

The Pontiff’s visit to Azerbaijan and Bulgaria achieved “results beyond expectations, in the ecumenical dimensions, on the minorities questions, and on clearing up the Bulgarian question,” according to the Vatican spokesman.

International Intelligence


Council Wants Hospital at D.C. General Site

by Edward Spannaus

The City Council’s announcement puts it once again at odds with Mayor Anthony Williams and the D.C. Department of Health, both of which deny that a full-service hospital is needed, and both of which supported the shutdown of D.C. General last year, over the unanimous opposition of the Council. The Mayor wants to open up the area for high-rise real-estate development, at the expense of the city’s poor and middle-class citizens.

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood

National News


Australia Dossier

by Allen Douglas

Australia’s Nazi Concentration Camps.


Ashcroft Scraps Post-Cointelpro FBI Guidelines.