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LaRouche Warns of Cheney Plans
To Launch Iran Strike in June

May 24, 2006 (EIRNS)—The following release was issued today by the Lyndon LaRouche Political Action Committee.

Lyndon LaRouche issued a public warning today, that an ever more desperate Bush Administration, led by Vice President Dick Cheney, is seriously planning a preventive military strike against Iran sometime between now and early July. The warning is based on a series of reports from well-placed military and security sources in the United States and Europe, who point to a particular convergence of developments over this period.

First, European security sources have issued dire warnings of serious terrorist disruptions of the scheduled World Cup soccer tournament, which takes place in a dozen German cities from early June through early July. These widely publicized soccer events are believed to be targeted by so-called hooligan gangs, neo-Nazi youth, and possibly by "Islamist" organizations, according to these security specialists. LaRouche pointed out that all of these countergangs have strong ties to the same European Synarchist financial circles who financed the Mussolini, Hitler, Franco, and Vichy fascist organizations during the 1922-1945 period. The heirs of those Synarchist financiers today are actively involved in promoting a resurgence of a new international fascist apparatus, which was already linked to the Madrid, Spain bombings of March 11, 2004, and which capability extends to Italy and parts of South America, as well as into the Islamic world. This Synarchist apparatus also has special capabilities inside Mexico, dating back to the Mussolini and Hitler period, which still remain deeply embedded in the political and social fabric of the country.

U.S. military and intelligence sources have also reported that, during the month of June, three American and one French naval aircraft carrier group will be converging on Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf waters near Iran. Thus, military assets will be in place, during that time frame, to launch a short-notice attack, ostensibly in "retaliation" for terrorist actions which would be linked to the Teheran regime.

LaRouche cited the growing turbulence in the international financial system as a further motive for such Synarchist circles to act now, to spread chaos throughout much of the planet — just as they did in similar financial collapse conditions during the 1930s. Two leading Synarchist figures with strong ties to the Bush-Cheney Administration, George Shultz and Felix Rohatyn, were singled out by LaRouche in his warnings. Shultz, the political godfather of the Bush-Cheney Administration, and Rohatyn have teamed up in recent years to promote an overhaul of U.S. national security, to an imperial model of preventive war, and the out-sourcing of many vital military and national security functions, to so-called Private Military Corporations (PMCs).

LaRouche declared, "I know the desperate state of mind among the Shultz, Rohatyn, Cheney circles in Washington. I know, as do others, that they are seeking the first pretext for a preventive, unwarranted strike against Iran. The confluence of events in June represents the kind of opportunity that, I fear, they will not be willing to pass up. Therefore, I would be remiss were I not to speak out publicly at this moment, warning that these madmen may be contemplating actions that would throw the entire planet into chaos and conflict—at precisely the moment that we need leadership from a combination of sovereign nation-states, working in concert to bring order and prosperity to a world sinking rapidly into a new dark age."

LaRouche continued, "Let me be blunt, perhaps to the point of ruffling some Capitol Hill feathers. There is not a government in the world today, including Iran, that has any interest in disrupting the World Cup soccer tournament in Germany, through some kind of asymmetric warfare action. However, outside of government, there is a fifth column apparatus, known as the Synarchist International, associated with the financing of the interwar and World War II era fascist regimes, which has both the capacity and intent to carry out precisely such a terrorist disruption of the World Cup."

"One is drawn to the parallel," LaRouche continued, "with the Nazi invasion of France in 1940. Contrary to most historical accounts, the cause of the Nazi overrun of France was not the failure of the Maginot Line defenses. The Maginot Line, and similar defenses held against the Hapsburg invaders during the 18th century. The cause of the 1940 fall of France was the presence, within France, of a Synarchist fifth column, associated with the Lazard-sponsored Banque Worms circles.

"The security operations for the World Cup would be technically adequate and competent if the threats were coming exclusively from domestic sources, or even agencies like those behind the infamous 1972 Munich Olympics attacks. However, those capabilities are not geared to dealing with a fifth column operation, of the sort being contemplated by Shultz, Rohatyn, Cheney, and their European Synarchist allies. No conventional defense is adequate to stopping that kind of assault."

"Again, speaking bluntly," LaRouche concluded, "the gravest danger to the world today comes from the Synarchist International — including Shultz, Cheney, and Rohatyn. They are seeking a Reichstag Fire or 9/11-type incident to give them the psychological leverage to launch their pre-planned attack on Iran. That can only be prevented by placing a very powerful public spotlight on their schemes, in advance. That is why I am speaking out today."

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