Volume 31, Number 18, May 7, 2004


No Peace Plan Works Without LaRouche

by Nancy Spannaus

LaRouche addressed an audience in Washington, D.C. on April 30, webcast internationally, and smashed through the illusions of those who hope that “somebody else” can do the job. Don’t believe that any force outside the United States—the United Nations or Europe—will step in and save the situation in Iraq, he emphasized. The change is going to have to be made by the United States, which alone has the authority to reorganize the bankrupt world financial system, as well as stopping the war.

‘LaRouche Doctrine’ Is the Key To Peace in Southwest Asia  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

An interview with Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

America’s Turn from Republic to Empire

by Carl Osgood

VA Losing the Ability To Care ‘For Him Who Has Borne the Battle’  

by Linda Everett

‘They’re Saving Money on the Backs of the Returning Combat Soldiers’

by Carl Osgood

An interview with Steve Robinson.


Iraq ‘On-the-Ground’ Reality Is Demanding LaRouche Doctrine

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Several leading Iraqi figures, and their Arab compatriots, are demanding that the LaRouche Doctrine, which defines an overhaul of U.S. strategy in Southwest Asia, be implemented immediately.

Former Diplomats Warn: Blair, Bush To Fail

by Mary Burdman and Mark Burdman

Turmoil on Southwest Asia’s Northeast Flank

by Rachel Douglas

Georgians Tell EIR: ‘LaRouche Concept’ Is Needed

Australian LaRouche Forces Battle Against a Synarchist Police State  

by Allen Douglas

Can We Learn the Lessons From the Genocide in Rwanda?  

by Uwe Friesecke

‘Habyarimana’s Killers Caused Rwanda Genocide’

by Christine Bierre and Karel Vereycken

An interview with Honoré Ngbanda.


Enron, Parmalat, Shell Oil: Who Will Be Next?  

by Lothar Komp

The almost 100-year-old Royal Dutch Shell has had to admit that it pulled the wool over the eyes of its shareholders and creditors for years.

Business Briefs

Science & Technology

Lessons of Chernobyl: Nuclear Power Is Safe

by Zbigniew Jaworowski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.

Nuclear scientist Dr. Zbigniew Jaworowski looks back at the April 1986 accident and its effects, with particular reference to thyroid cancer.


Pennsylvania Primary Inspires Fight To Bring In LaRouche

by Phil Valenti and Nancy Spannaus

LaRouche commented on the election results: “The enemy is doing everything possible, every trick in the book, to discourage the vote. And this will probably continue, until the actual—and presently imminent—collapse of the financial system takes place.”

California Moves Against Diebold Touch-Screen Voting Machines

by Edward Spannaus

Missouri Legislators Want Only Paper Ballots

National News

Congressional Closeup

by Carl Osgood


Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.  

Mr. LaRouche is a candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination.

Steve Robinson

A retired U.S. Army Ranger and veteran of both the first Gulf War and the 1991 “Operation Provide Comfort” in northern Iraq, Robinson is the Executive Director of the National Gulf War Resource Center.

Honoré Ngbanda

Mr. Ngbanda was the Defense Minister of Zaire in the last days of the government of President Mobutu Sese Seko.

Book Reviews

America’s Turn from Republic to Empire

by Carl Osgood

Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic, by Chalmers Johnson.


‘Bush’s April 2,’ One Month On