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Volume 22, Number 34, August 25, 1995

Cover of EIR Volume 22, Number 34, August 25, 1995

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Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Deconstruction of Construction Sector.

Andean Report  

by Manuel Hidalgo

Coca Economy Flags in Peru.

Editorial  

Death Be Not Proud.

Investigation

The Abscam Assault Helped Shut Down the U.S. Economy  

by Mary Jane Freeman

The impotent performance of American congressmen in the just-concluded hearings into the massacre at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, was, unfortunately, no surprise to EIR.

Documentation: Judge Aldisert warned of FBI tactics; Michael Raymond: profile of an FBI “stingman;” American leaders targeted; Justice Department hit men.

Economics

Flight into Hoarding Signals Collapse of Financial System  

by Richard Freeman

Prompted by the recognition that a general, unstoppable collapse of the world’s financial systems is in progress, the smart money of the super-wealthy families is moving out of “derivatives,” and into gold bullion, prime-quality raw materials, and scarce food supplies.

Germany’s Water Infrastructure: The Plight of Karkov Is Not Far Away  

by Lothar Komp

The budget-austerity policy of Germany’s Finance Minister, the decline in municipal capital investment, and the ever-shriller calls for privatization of the water supply systems are leading toward an eastern European-style breakdown in western Europe’s richest nation.

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

The New Role for Russia in U.S. Policy Today  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Proposes to remedy a pervasive, sometimes dangerously smug illiteracy, on the subject of Russia today, among most leading U.S.A. economists, think-tanks, and relevant other policy-influencing persons and institutions.

LaRouche and Russia  

Toward a Scientific Grounding for Economic Reforms in Russia  

by Academician Dmitri Semyonovich Lvov

The frank outline of Russia’s recent and current economic situation, prepared under the Central Economic-Mathematical Institute’s Vice-Director, should be most helpful to relevant public and private persons and agencies in the Americas and western Europe.

International

Operation ‘Oluja’ Foils London’s Balkan Plan  

by Michael Liebig and Dean Andromidas

Report on the military and political situation in Croatia and Bosnia-Hercegovina, after their visit to Bihac and the liberated zones of Croatia in the Dalmatian hinterland.

Kosova Is a Ticking Time Bomb  

by Tom Gillesberg and Feride Istogu Gillesberg

Betrayed Argentine Military Is Being ‘Restructured’ into Oblivion  

by Cynthia R. Rush

A country-by-country report on the state of the plot against the Ibero-American Armed Forces.

Williamsburg: Plot Against Military Meets Obstacles  

by Gretchen Small

In Brazil, Some Want To Reopen the 1970s War against Subversion  

by Silvia Palacios

Colombia: NGOs Mediate Kidnappings To Finance Terrorism  

NGOs Attack the Mexican Army and Defend the Zapatistas  

by Carlos Méndez

International Intelligence  

National

Do Weaver Case Actions Portend a DOJ Shakeup?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

While Congress evades its oversight responsibilities, a White House-mandated housecleaning is under way at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Whitewater Hearings Fall Flat  

by Edward Spannaus

Goya and Rembrandt Highlight Met Season  

by Nora Hamerman

Fall 1995 exhibits in New York will involve the public in a candid dialogue about some of the most vexing issues for museums.

National News  

Correction

In the cover photo caption and the article on p. 31 last week, it was stated that former President Carlos Andrés Perez of Venezuela was “convicted and later jailed.” He was accused of corruption and illegal use of government funds, and sufficient evidence was found to indict and jail him. He currently remains under house arrest.

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