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Volume 25, Number 39, October 2, 1998

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Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Mentally tied to a doomed system.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Parties gang up on Pauline Hanson.

Editorial  

The Roosevelt reflex.

Investigation

‘The Brutish Israelites,’ again: Starr and the Armageddon freaks  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche situates the apparently odd assortment of right-wing Israeli and “Christian” fundamentalists who aim to fulfill what they claim is the Biblical end-times prophecy, in league with Afghanistan’s Taliban, no less—all under a British umbrella. Their insanity may be nuclear in form. But, first, they must rid the world of the United States Presidency.

Only a strong U.S. President can stop Netanyahu’s nuclear war madness  

by Dean Andromidas

One year ago, the journal Israel and Palestine wrote that Benjamin Netanyahu was preparing a war by no later than autumn 1998.

Netanyahu pushes Taliban war  

by Joseph Brewda

Netan-Yahoo’s ‘Get Clinton’ actions  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Was the Monica Lewinsky affair an Israeli operation to sabotage Clinton’s role in the Middle East peace effort, and get on with the war? A chronology of events.

Economics

Real vs. fake: Which is the real ‘New Bretton Woods’?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

There’s LaRouche’s proposal to revive a stable monetary system worthy of sovereign nation-states, and then, there’s Tony Blair’s proposal—what one British paper called “Cloud Cuckoo Land.”

Blair promotes phony ‘New Bretton Woods’  

by Mark Burdman

World financial hurricane makes land-fall in Brazil  

by Dennis Small

Zepp-LaRouche warns Brazilians of imminent financial blow-out  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s address to the São Paulo City Council.

Zepp-LaRouche on TV: ‘Brazil could be hit by hedge funds’  

Presidential candidate Enéas Carneiro: Brazil must rise up against the IMF  

by Enéas Ferreira Carneiro

Dr. Enéas Ferreira Carneiro’s speech to the São Paulo City Council.

Brazil’s government doing financial acrobatics on the edge of the abyss  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

Chile: hardly a ‘model’ to be followed  

by Cynthia R. Rush

Business Briefs  

Feature

How France’s greatest military hero became a Prussian lieutenant-general  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. examines the case of Lazare Carnot, France’s “Author of Victory,” who had to flee his country and join his fellow world-citizens in Magdeburg. LaRouche explains:

“This is a time of crisis in which to re-examine the historic and present relations between the office of President of the U.S.A. and other nations of the world generally. The issues addressed in the following pages go to the core of the historical basis on which to situate the role which the world requires of U.S. President Clinton now, as a leading world figure. The author’s references to himself, to the role of the United States, and to the exceptional place which the U.S.A. occupies in the history of modern nations, are colored to the purpose of putting the emphasis on the most urgent among the immediate, practical, strategic implications of topics presented in this report: the key role which the United States must now play, for the cause of civilization as a whole.”

International

Save Japan! Not Banks!  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Japan’s best pro-growth policy, writes Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., “sometimes described as Japan’s vital interest in a ‘knowledge-intensive export’ orientation,” was destroyed in favor of suicidal derivatives speculation.

Japan pushed to act on financial system  

Russia attempts policy shift in middle of world financial earthquake  

by Rachel Douglas

Documentation: From an “Open Letter to the President, Federal Assembly, and Government of the Russian Federation,” by members of the Economics Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Warning: Bush league agitates for ‘Pinochet’ dictatorship in Russia  

‘Free market’ big guns out to topple Malaysia’s Dr. Mahathir  

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

Museveni tries to justify Rice wars in Congo  

by Linda de Hoyos

Britain’s Hitler for Africa claimed that Uganda had to be the region’s policeman, echoing the U.S. State Department’s Susan Rice—herself a Chatham House fellow.

Ugandans say: Bring the troops home  

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence  

National

Starr, Gingrich push coup d’état against Clinton  

by Edward Spannaus

Documentation: From the resolution to impeach independent counsel Kenneth Starr “for high crimes and misdemeanors,” proposed by Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.).

The farm crisis: ‘It’s the system, stupid’  

by Carl Osgood and Marcia Merry Baker

On Sept. 19, some 500 people packed an emergency meeting in Minnesota, addressed by the U.S. Senators for Iowa, North Dakota, and Minnesota.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

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