Executive Intelligence Review

Volume 51, Number 1, January 5, 2024



50 Years of EIR, the News Service of Ideas and Their Consequences 

I. Paying for Development, Cutting Off War

As Wars Spread, Leaders Call the Weapons Merchants to Task 

Helga Zepp-LaRouche Dialogue

Pope’s Christmas Day Message: Beat Swords into Plowshares, Ceasefire in Gaza 

Christmas Message 

from Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Founder of the Schiller Institute

The Military-Financial Complex Is Bloated on Blood Money from Wars 

Prepared by an EIR Research Team

Christmas In Bethlehem, a Liturgy Of Lament: Christ Under the Rubble 

by Rev. Dr. Munther Isaac

Palestinian Christians from Bethlehem Visit the White House: Stop the War! 

The ‘Barghouti Solution’: To End the Killing, Free Marwan Barghouti Now! 

by Daniel Platt

II. International

The Guyana-Venezuela Crisis: Snatching Development from the Jaws of War 

by Dennis Small

International Briefs 

Economics Briefs 

III. United States

Profile: Bill Ackman and the Billionaires’ War on Political Speech 

by Daniel Platt

IV. From Helga Zepp-LaRouche

International Peace Coalition: War Policy Is Suicidal for the West in Its Genocidal Intensity 

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Correction: The article, “Turn the Military-Financial Complex to Useful Production,” which appears in our Dec. 22, 2023 issue, had mistakenly listed GE/Hitachi in Table 1 as a military contractor. We have corrected this error, and it now lists General Electric Company (GE) in its place.