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Volume 23, Number 34, August 23, 1996

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Interviews

Seyed Hossein Mousavian  

The ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Germany outlines how Iran’s strategic economic role is growing.

Departments

Entente Bestiale  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Club of the Isles Wages Global Irregular Warfare against the U.S.

Terrorist Incidents Since the Clinton Inauguration  

Israel Blasted the Brits  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Panama Report  

by Carlos Wesley

Bush’s Invasion Freed Cali Cartel Capo.

Editorial  

We Are At War.

Books

South Carolina Patriot Was a Reconstruction Hero  

by Denise Henderson

Gullah Statesman: Robert Smalls from Slavery to Congress, 1839-1915, by Edward A. Miller, Jr.

Economics Text from Belize Reflects LaRouche’s Influence  

by Paul Gallagher

The ABCs of Economics: A Primer, by William Lindo.

Terrorists, Through Rose-Colored Glasses  

by Christine Bierre

Ces Hommes sont avant tout nos frères (These Men Are Above All Our Brothers), by Danielle Mitterrand.

Economics

Wealth Gap Widens as U.S. Loses Its Middle Class  

by Richard Freeman

Families that constitute 10% of all households own 30-80% of all physical and financial assets possessed by U.S. households. They have accumulated their holdings by pillaging and destroying the economy.

Foreign Creditors Are Desperate To Privatize Venezuela  

by David Ramonet

U.S. Navy’s Industrial Capability Is Being Destroyed by Cost-Cutting  

by Lt. Cmdr. John Patrick Anamosa (USN, ret.).

Currency Rates  

Business Briefs  

Feature

U.S. Law: Neither Truth Nor Justice  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The moral principles of natural law, on which the founders of the United States based this constitutional republic, have been swept into the rubbish heap. This is shown most dramatically by the political prosecution of LaRouche, Michael Billington, and associates. Will this nation have the morality to return to its dedication to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” and a common commitment to secure the “general welfare”?

International

Iran-Turkey Deals: The West Should Now Pursue ‘Dialogue’  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Turkish Prime Minister Ecmettin Erbakan signed several ambitious bilateral agreements with Iran which challenge British geopolitics and offer especially the United States the opportunity to replace a “dual containment” policy with one of constructive dialogue.

Prospects for Mideast Peace: The View from Gaza  

Brazilian NGOs Answer to the World Financial Oligarchy  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

A top Brazilian security official charges that the Viva Rio environmentalist outfit is linked to the drug traffickers that control Rio’s slums.

International Intelligence  

National

Will GOP Virtual Reality Fool American Voters?  

by Harley Schlanger

There should have been a consumer warning label attached to this “big tent” in San Diego, that this new image is brought to you by the same snake oil salesmen who made Rush Limbaugh a success story. Harley Schlanger reports from the Republican Convention.

LaRouche vs. Kemp on the Gold Standard  

The leading economist’s views are not to be confused with the Republican Vice-Presidential nominee’s.

Mars Discovery Spurs Review of American Space Policy  

by Marsha Freeman

The Scientific Basis for Life on Mars  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Indicates that the issue behind the new discoveries, “is a matter which pervades all my scientific work.”

Federal Judge Rules against LaRouche, Overturning Voting Rights Act  

by Nancy Spannaus

Documentation: Excerpts from LaRouche’s suit against Democratic National Committee Chairman Donald Fowler and the DNC.

Dem. Institute Says Economy Is the Issue  

by Suzanne Rose

The Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. confronts some hard facts in “Volatile Voters, Declining Living Standards and Non-College-Educated Whites.”

National News  

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