by Anton Chaitkin
On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s murder, historian Anton Chaitkin looks back at that tragic turning point from the standpoint of determining cui bono? Who benefitted from the crime? To answer that question, it is first necessary “to understand who Kennedy was, and what he fought for who we were as a nation, and where we were headed when he was shot. Knowing that will make plain who killed him and why.” Kennedy’s anti-imperialism and support for emerging nations, especially in Africa, his promotion of great projects like NAWAPA, and his passion for space exploration, marked him as an enemy of the Empire.
by Jeffrey Steinberg
Forced by intense opposition from Congressional and military/intelligence professionals, including JCS Chairman Martin Dempsey, President Obama was forced to seek approval from Congress—as required by the Constitution—before striking Syria, as planned. But the outcome of that process is yet to be determined, and the danger of global war has not been averted.
An Aug. 29 LaRouche PAC release, in which Lyndon LaRouche provides his assessment and guidance on the current strategic situation, and what must be done immediately to avert a wider war.
by Edward Spannaus
by Nancy Spannaus
No one should take British tool Barack Obama’s concession to allow a vote in Congress before launching missile strikes against Syria, as a sign that the Administration has backed off for one minute from its determination to go to war.
by Gen. Martin Dempsey
by Kesha Rogers
by Carl Osgood
Gen. Martin Dempsey’s warnings against U.S. military intervention in Syria reflect the deeply rooted desire among U.S. military circles to avoid another Iraq debacle. We report on a three-day seminar at Fort Belvoir, Va.
In a letter released on Aug. 28, President of the Detroit Board of Education LaMar Lemmons III calls on Congress to immediately reinstate Glass-Steagall.
by Marcia Merry Baker
Millions of dollars are being sucked out of American school districts into the criminal coffers of the megabanks—thanks to the repeal in 1999 of Glass-Steagall.
by Paul Gallagher
Since the bills to restore Glass-Steagall have been introduced into the U.S. Senate in July, and the number of Senators from both parties sponsoring these bills has increased, Wall Street has publicly “gone to war” against the growing prospect that Glass-Steagall may be enacted.
by John Hoefle
A review of Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank that Runs the World, by Adam LeBor.
An interview with Russian expert in financial crimes Konstantin Sorokin, who is a contributor to the ongoing non-governmental Joint U.S.-Russia Working Group on Afghan Narcotrafficking. “In the long term,” he states, “the problems created by legalization and state support for drug production in Latin America and Southeast Asia will be significantly worse than the Afghan problem is today. To ignore this trend today would be a very big mistake.”