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Volume 23, Number 16, April 12, 1996

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Strategic Studies

The British Monarchy Rapes Transcaucasus, Again  

by Linda de Hoyos

Since the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union, the British monarchy has roused its long-standing “sleeper” and other regional intelligence assets throughout the Islamic world and Transcaucasia, for the incitement of the bloodiest conflict ongoing in the world today.

‘Great Game’ Case Files  

Karl Marx; Anglo-American support of Afghan war vs. Soviet Union; the Golden Crescent; arming both sides of the Iran-Iraq war; the Olof Palme and Uwe Barschel murders.

I. Caucasus—Gateway to Central Asia

David Urquhart’s Holy War  

by Joseph Brewda and Linda de Hoyos

General Thomson’s Little War  

by Joseph Brewda and Linda de Hoyos

Nagorno-Karabakh: ‘Apple of Discord’  

by Joseph Brewda and Linda de Hoyos

The Caucasus: New ‘Afghansi’ Hotbed  

by Joseph Brewda and Linda de Hoyos

Jokhar Dudayev, the strongman of “independent Chechnya,” led Air Force operations during the Soviet war in Afghanistan, and today he is leading a secessionist armed force against the Russian military.

UNPO Plays Key Role in Transcaucasus Blowup  

by Mark Burdman

A Rogue’s Gallery  

II. The ‘Imperial Turkey’ Set-Up

David Urquhart’s Ottoman Legions  

by Joseph Brewda

The Neo-Ottoman Trap for Turkey  

by Joseph Brewda

Pan-Turks Target China’s Xinjiang  

by Joseph Brewda

III. The Afghan Theater

London’s 19th-Century Afghansi  

by Joseph Brewda

Why the Afghanistan War Does Not End  

by Susan B. Maitra and Ramtanu Maitra

Originators of the Afghansi  

IV. Central Asia

Development or Free Trade?  

The case for the Eurasian Land-Bridge

The ‘Great Game’ and the Pipeline Wars  

by William Engdahl

Dope, Inc.’s Afghan Harvest  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Economics

Merger Mania: Bankrupt on the British Model  

by John Hoefle

Thanks to modern accounting tricks, regulatory collusion, and lies, two bankrupt banks, Chemical and Chase Manhattan, have combined to create the “fourth-healthiest” bank in the world. Very clever—but it was announced on April Fool’s Day.

Zedillo puts Mexico on IMF path to suicide  

by Carlos Cota Meza and Carlos Méndez

The line from Wall Street was delivered by U.S. Treasury Undersecretary Lawrence Summers in Cancun on March 17, and swallowed whole by the Mexican government: a halt to all productive investment.

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Elections force SPD to face reality.

Editorial  

The ADL Is Evil.

International

Sudan Resists UN Plans for ‘One-World’ Government  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The outcome of the tug-of-war between the UN Security Council and the republic of Sudan could reverberate not only throughout Africa, but in the developing sector as a whole. Muriel Mirak Weissbach reports.

International Intelligence  

National

Labor, Democrats Accelerate Revolt versus Gingrich Lunacy  

by Anton Chaitkin

The political mobilization of the Democratic ranks was stimulated by Lyndon LaRouche’s March 2 national television address on “National Economic Security” and his double-digit vote results in the March 5 Democratic Presidential primaries.

LaRouche Wins Delegate in Louisiana Primary  

by Debra Hanania-Freeman

DNC chairman Fowler’s mandate to state parties to “disregard” any vote for LaRouche is based on scurrilous and flagrant lies.

Whitewater’s Starr Runs Coverup for Bush  

by Edward Spannaus

Cardinal O’Connor Speaks Out against the Death Penalty  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

Correction

Correction  

The photo on p.10 of EIR’s April 5 issue was not Parti Québecois leader Lucien Bouchard, as identified, but Rep. John McHugh of New York. Mr. Bouchard is shown here.

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