The current crisis in world affairs did not have to be. An alternative future was on the verge of coming into being in the early and mid-1980s; one that would have brought about economic development, global cooperation in ending the sources of war, and a crushing defeat of the British Empire. The crucial issue was the Strategic Defense Initiative, the Reagan initiative which had been devised by Lyndon LaRouche. It was the rejection of that SDI which brought us into the current period of extreme danger.
LaRouche's SDI Changed the World
This 1993 speech by Jeffrey Steinberg tells how LaRouche's policy shaped the course of history—and how it was sabotaged.
This article by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. first appeared in EIR, Feb. 23, 1996.
Peter Martinson of the "Basement Team" of LaRouche movement researchers situates the issue of cosmic radiation in terms of the problems posed by Max Planck, Albert Einstein, and their collaborators, and describes areas of promising research opportunities.
By Helga Zepp-LaRouche. The combination of the global financial collapse, an escalation of the Afghanistan War, and a planned military strike against Iran, could cause a chain reaction that would plunge the world into a new Dark Age.
Thai Monarchy Is Going Down
with the British Empire
When a monarchy turns against the people, as Thailand's did on April 10, the monarchy itself is likely to find itself on the way out, as France's Louis XVI learned.
A Time of Redemption for Russia and Poland
Only a Total War on Drugs
Can Resolve Afghan Disaster
Although the reversal of the Obama Administration's decision not to end opium eradication was laudable, it does not amount to the broader shift in policy required.
Instead of addressing what should be considered as the key to India's survival, by transforming the nation's vast and largely impoverished agricultural sector, leaders in New Delhi sing hosannas about Information Technology and its direct offshoots, which serves not even 1% of the population. Will the famines of the British Raj return as a result?
Italy Begins Return To Nuclear Power
Economics in Brief