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LaRouche's Allies Drive Philippines Nuclear Renaissance
The Philippines was the first Southeast Asian nation to build a nuclear power plant, which was completed and ready to turn on in 1986. It was precisely at that point that the godfather of today's "neo-conservative" imperial faction, then-Secretary of State George Shultz, working with his Assistant Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, orchestrated the overthrow of Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos, and with him, the nuclear plant and the 11 great industrial projects which would have been fired by the nuclear capacity. The nation descended into a downward economic spiral which is now spinning out of control....
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