Volume 40, Number 13, March 29, 2013


Schiller Conference Presents a New Paradigm: Using the SDI Principle Today To Save Mankind  

by Nancy Spannaus

On the 30th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s announcement of the Strategic Defense Initiative, on March 23, 1983, the Schiller Institute convened in Northern Virginia to discuss “A New Paradigm To Save Mankind: the Need for the Principle of the SDI Today.”

Introduction: The Definition of the Common Aims of Mankind  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Opening remarks by the founder of the international Schiller Institutes.

History of the SDI and Implications for Today  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

From SDI to SDE: Mankind’s Mastery of the Solar System  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche Webcast: On the Eve of March 23

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Opening remarks to his weekly Friday webcast, March 22, 2013, in answer to a question from a high-level Washington individual.

Russians Put Forward Several SDE Proposals

by Rachel Douglas

The IGMASS Program


Anglo-Saudis Go In for the Kill Against Syria  

by Nancy Spannaus

The suicide bombing at a mosque in Damascus March 21, killing more than 45 people, including Sheikh Mohammed Sa’id Ramadhan al-Bouti, the most important Sunni cleric speaking out against the destabilization of Syria, represents a significant escalation of the Anglo-Saudi drive to destroy that nation.

Karzai’s Stand To Keep the Taliban Out of Kabul

by Ramtanu Maitra

The Afghan President is planning to initiate “Afghan-to-Afghan” talks, keeping the foreigners out, to end the Taliban insurgency. This goes against London’s plan, which the U.S. is dutifully trying to implement.

Beppe Grillo: From Stand-Up Comedy to ‘Soft Fascism’

by Aureliano Ferri

Italy’s government/economic crisis brings this dangerous weirdo to the fore.


U.S. Military, Diplomats Seek War-Avoidance with Russia  

by Carl Osgood

A network of active-duty and retired U.S. military, intelligence, and diplomatic officials is seeking to repair the severe damage that has been done to relations between Washington and Moscow over recent years.

Declare Saudi Arabia a Terrorism Sponsor!

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

A secret memo by former Clinton White House aide Sidney Blumenthal to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Feb. 16, 2013, was hacked and distributed to the media. The truth will out!


Cyprus Needs a Glass-Steagall System: Bankers’ Grab of Cypriot Assets Won’t Solve the Crisis  

by Alexander Hartmann

With comments by Helga Zepp-LaRouche on the fast-breaking situation in Europe.

Iceland Steps Closer to Bank Separation

by Michelle Rasmussen

Top Russians Demand: Reverse Free Trade

by Rachel Douglas


Glass-Steagall, or Die