Volume 31, Number 35, September 10, 2004


The Facts Behind the Franklin Case: We Are Gripped by a Global Strategy of Tension  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“To understand what has now come to be popularly known, to somewhat misleading effect, as ‘the Franklin Case,’ this reported case can not be understood without taking into account the larger strategic picture of what we knew, back during the 1970s, as ‘a strategy of tension.’”

Franklin: A Non-Partisan Institutional Reflex  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A statement released on Aug. 30.

Franklin Affair Blows Neo-Con Moles at DOD  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Threat of War Against Iran  

by Nancy Spannaus

EIR Exposed Israeli Mafia/Neo-Con Nest


The Crimes of Iran-Contra Have Never Ended

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Pollard Affair Never Ended!

The U.S. Intelligence Search for ‘Mr. X’

by Joseph Brewda


Northwest Still Devastated by California Dereg’s Impact

by Richard Freeman

The industrial powerhouse that FDR created when he pushed through legislation to harness the Columbia River, has been steamrollered by Enron’s deregulation-fed looting operation, starting four years ago in California.

From Frying Pan to Fire: A Fifth of All Mexicans Are Now Economic Refugees in the U.S.

by Dennis Small

An overview of cross-border demographics and employment over the last three decades, shows the urgency of Lyndon LaRouche’s Great American Desert development proposal, lest we be thrust into the race war promoted by the likes of Samuel Huntington and Blas Piñar.

More Emergency Repairs, Closures on Waterways

by Marcia Merry Baker

Business Briefs

Strategic Studies

Top Priority for Germany: Create 8 Million Jobs!  

by Rainer Apel

The LaRouche movement is intervening to give programmatic content to the “Monday demonstrations” against the German government’s Hartz IV austerity plan.

Germany’s New Historic Chance: ‘This Time We Will Win!’

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche briefs the LaRouche Youth Movement on the real history of Germany’s reunification.

Eastern Germany’s Unique Experience

World News

Bush Backs Ariel Sharon’s Massive Settlement Expansion

by Dean Andromidas

The Israeli government authorized 1,000 new housing units on the occupied West Bank, and is spending millions to fund the illegal settlements—meanwhile, fully 25% of the Israeli population lives below the poverty line.

Bangladesh Heads Toward Lawlessness

by Ramtanu Maitra

Some Refuse To Serve As Military Occupiers

by Mary Woodward

A Call for Support

by Mary Woodward

An interview with Dr. Anat Matar.

Scientists Propose: ‘Let’s Go Nuclear!’

by Marsha Freeman

The heads of seven U.S. energy laboratories met with the heads of nine Russian scientific nuclear organizations, at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

CIA Nominee Goss’s Lies Threaten National Security  

by Michele Steinberg

Congress Must Take Up Torture Probe  

by Edward Spannaus

Rep. Conyers: Investigate Pentagon Franklin Affair

International Intelligence


Dr. Anat Matar

A professor of philosophy at Tel-Aviv University, Dr. Matar is also the mother of jailed refusenik Haggai Matar, and one of the contributors to Refusenik! Israel’s Soldiers of Conscience.

Book Reviews

Some Refuse To Serve As Military Occupiers

Refusenik! Israel’s Soldiers of Conscience, Peretz Kidron, ed.


The Battlelines Are Drawn