Volume 31, Number 43, November 5, 2004


The Coming Indictment of Dick Cheney and the Neo-Cons  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Regardless of the outcome of the Presidential race, during the days and weeks ahead, Dick Cheney will finally be facing the music. The proximity of the Presidential elections has postponed—but not quashed— a string of Federal grand jury and Congressional probes of the Vice President and his neo-con allies in the Pentagon and in his own “shadow national security council.”

The Levin Report: Cheney, Feith Are Hit on Iraq Exaggerations  

Cheney and Addington Are at Front and Center in Torture Scandal  

by Edward Spannaus

Just prior to the election, a couple of major exposés have been belatedly published, confirming in detail what EIR has long reported, and adding some important new information to the bill of indictment of Dick Cheney and his attorney, David Addington.


LaRouche Organizers in Ohio for FDR-Style Recovery  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s webcast address, via videoconference, to a town meeting in Cleveland, Ohio on Oct. 22. “We have to ensure, if we want to maintain a republic, that every citizen, including all of the lower 80%, see themselves as citizens, as someone who is actively involved in deciding what the nation will do. They don’t have to decide exactly what the nation will do, but they have to have a voice in the process of debate, which determines what the decision will be.”

LaRouche PAC Role in Winning Back Our Country After the Nov. 2 Election  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Opening statement by videoconference to a town meeting in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 26.

The Bush Presidency: An Article of Faith

by Justin Frank, M.D.

A guest commentary.

National News


It’s Not Just Flu: Weakening U.S. ‘Herd Immunity’ Means More Infectious Threat

by Marcia Merry Baker

Ignoring the warnings of experts, the U.S. government has not only allowed the takedown of medical care delivery infrastructure as such, but has also contributed to the declining “herd immunity” of the U.S. population at large.

LaRouche on Health Policy: ‘Enron-Type Dereliction

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Bush/Cheney Cut Health Budget in Vaccine Crisis  

by Paul Gallagher

Germany’s Crisis in Employment and Investment Can Be Solved

by Lothar Komp

A speech to the Schiller Institute’s conference in Germany on Sept. 25.

Business Briefs


Peace in Israel-Palestine Depends on U.S. Election

by Dean Andromidas

Palestinian President Arafat’s grave illness, and the Israeli Knesset’s approval of Prime Minister Sharon’s so-called disengagement plan for Gaza, portend more bloodshed ahead.

Neo-Cons Threaten the Philippines

by Michael Billington

Mussolini Rehabilitated By Synarchists in Italy

by Claudio Celani

International Intelligence

Conference Report

‘End the Occupation!’ Say Palestinian Christian Bishops

by Edward Spannaus

A report from the Sixth Annual Conference of the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, in Washington on Oct. 22-23.

The Christian’s Role Is Reconciliation

by Edward Spannaus

An interview with Patriarch Michel Sabbah.

Palestinian Christians Can Serve as a Bridge

by Edward Spannaus

An interview with Bishop Munib A. Younan.

Christians Under Israeli Occupation

by Edward Spannaus

An interview with Bishop Riah El-Assal.

Non-Violence and the Struggle for Justice

by Bishop Dr. Munib A. Younan

America’s New Religious and Political Convergence

by Gary Burge, Ph.D.

A speech by Dr. Gary M. Burge, Ph.D., professor at Wheaton College and Graduate School.

Occupied Palestine: Slow Genocide Policy

Documentation assembled by EIR on the crisis in Palestine.


Patriarch Michel Sabbah

The Bishop of the Roman Catholics in the Middle East.

Bishop Munib A. Younan

The Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jerusalem.

Bishop Riah El-Assal

The Bishop of the Episcopal (Anglican) Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East.


It’s the Physical Economy, Stupid!


In our Oct. 22 issue, in the article “Israeli Anti-Sharon Peace Leader Tours U.S.,” the sentence on Adam Keller’s joining the peace movement should have read: “He subsequently joined Knesset Member Uri Avnery’s youth movement, because of his support for separation of religion and state.”