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Volume 24, Number 11, March 7, 1997

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Book Reviews

Harvard’s Huntington promotes descent into barbarism  

by Mark Burdman

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, by Samuel P. Huntington.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

War on globalizers and union-bashers.

Editorial  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

British terrorism in Africa

Physical Economy

Clinton orders study of infrastructure vulnerability  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The newly established President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection will not only examine the security aspects of our nation’s lifelines, but, now, also the economic threats to its well-being.

Electricity deregulation threatens the nation’s economy and security  

by Marsha Freeman

A look at one of the United States’ strategic vulnerabilities. Far from lowering rates and increasing competition, the proposed “Electric Consumers Power to Choose Act of 1997,” would further shut down industries and increase prices.

Economics

‘D-Day’ looms for IMF system  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

A rapidly dwindling number of people continue to deny the truth of Lyndon LaRouche’s 1994 “Ninth Forecast”: that the world financial system is already in the process of a global chain-reaction collapse.

Documentation: Chinese publication cites LaRouche on “financial AIDS.”

How to save the markets, but lose the nation, with ‘financials futures’  

by Marcia Merry Baker

A report on the Senate effort to deregulate the bubble market.

The looting of pensions: destruction of the ‘German model’  

by William Engdahl

Nowhere is the controversy over the future stability of public pension systems more intense than in Germany. And nowhere has the government been more brazen in its manipulation of Germans’ justifiable anxieties.

Banking  

by John Hoefle

BIS says derivatives danger growing.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Clinton must call a new Bretton Woods conference  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche gave a strategic overview of the current situation, in his keynote to the Feb. 15-17 conference of the Schiller Institute and International Caucus of Labor Committees. We are now in depression “hard times,” he said, as evident from the acknowledgment of high-ranking officials in finance and government that a systemic collapse of the global financial and monetary system is imminent, and by the emergence throughout the world of political mass strikes. Never before in history has the opportunity presented itself for us to rid the world of the post-industrial succubus, or face an unimagined maelstrom of collapse.

Urge Clinton to convoke new Bretton Woods  

The “Appeal to President Clinton to Convoke a New Bretton Woods Conference” voted up by acclamation at the conference, and being circulated internationally.

International

Salinas-Bush cartel under attack in Mexico  

by Hugo López Ochoa

The arrest of Jesús Gutiérrez Rebolto, the director of Mexico’s National Institute to Combat Drugs, far from testifying to “continuing corruption” and other media-spouted nonsense, bespeaks the Zedillo administration’s commitment to clean up the holdover drug networks of the Bush-Salinas era.

Sudan is the target of foreign invasion, U.S. delegation finds  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

A first-hand report from the Schiller Institute delegation to the war zone rips the cover from the lies of Baroness Cox, et al.

New British terror offensive unleashed throughout Mideast  

by Omar Abdul-Aziz

Two overtly terrorist Egyptian groups have received permission to open public relations and fundraising offices in London.

Mass murder of refugees in Zaire revealed  

by Linda de Hoyos

A Belgian eyewitness report of massacres carried out in eastern Zaire by the Rwandan-Ugandan-Burundian military force behind Laurent Kabila’s “rebels” has been submitted to the UN Security Council.

Bush told Robertson, ‘Get into Zaire’  

by Anton Chaitkin

International Intelligence  

National

Starr’s brazen corruption: payoff from Mellon Scaife  

by Edward Spannaus

A beneficiary of the largesse from “get Clinton” moneybags Richard Mellon Scaife, the Whitewater special prosecutor is a walking conflict of interest.

Balanced Budget Amendment defeated  

by Suzanne Rose

New round of British low-intensity warfare  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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