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Volume 25, Number 42, October 23, 1998

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Interviews

Sergei Glazyev  

Dr. Glazyev, the prominent Russian economist, outlines the changes needed in Russia and the world economy.

Erik Hoffmeyer  

The recently retired Governor of Denmark’s Central Bank admits, “We now have a recession or worse in a large part of the world.”

Viveca Hazboun  

Dr. Hazboun, director of the the Guidance and Training Center for the Child and Family in Bethlehem, is the only female child psychiatrist in Palestine.

Book Reviews

How Mr. Fixit nearly wrecked the world  

by Stu Rosenblatt

The Chairman, by Kai Bird.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

A lot of ugly trouble lies ahead.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Off in La-La Land.

Editorial  

Kissinger spills some beans.

Strategic Studies

How our world was nearly destroyed  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. introduces the story of Wall Street lackey John J. McCloy, the “sorcerer’s apprentice” who, in concert with Nikita Khrushchev, and much of the London and Wall Street establishments, collaborated in a wildly utopian, one-worldist project, aimed at eliminating the sovereignty of all nation-states. Their collaboration is the watershed of every principal catastrophe suffered by the U.S.A., among others, since the Cuba Missile Crisis.

How Mr. Fixit nearly wrecked the world  

by Stu Rosenblatt

Stuart Rosenblatt reviews Kai Bird’s biography of John J. McCloy, The Chairman.

Supplement I: British aimed for end of Germany, not Nazism  

Supplement II: Churchill’s plans for World War III  

Economics

After financial crash, Russia acts on food supply and banks  

by Rachel Douglas

The Primakov government is interacting with the fatally ill global financial system, but Russia cannot delay the adoption of emergency economic measures on the part of the state, before this winter.

‘Serious changes’ needed in Russia and the world economy  

An interview with Sergei Glazyev.

Global reverse-leverage collapse is under way  

by John Hoefle

U.S. exports, industry nose-dive under ‘Asian phase’ of world crisis  

by Richard Freeman

Indonesia nears brink of disintegration  

by Michael O. Billington

Danish former Central Bank chief on crisis  

An interview with Erik Hoffmeyer.

Mexican government panicked over economy  

by Carlos Cota Meza

Blair becomes unhinged as economy crumbles  

by Mark Burdman

Business Briefs  

Feature

Paul Krugman’s cargo-cult economics  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“What will occur during the temporary phase which comes next, after the October 12-15 interval of transition, no one knows with certainty, and almost no one could imagine. What is certain, is that all that assortment of ‘crisis-management’ tinkering, as proposed by Tony Blair, from France, from circles around former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt in Germany, and Clinton, will accomplish nothing, but to worsen the situation much more than had they made no such efforts; already, the effect of such tinkering has been to divert discussion of real solutions from the agenda.”

International

Cardoso wins elections in Brazil ... sort of  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

The narrow re-election of President Cardoso reflects not a popular mandate, but nationwide discontent, as the financial storm begins to hit full-force.

‘Balkan graveyards are filled with President Milosevic’s broken promises’  

by Umberto Pascali

Documentation: Commentaries from the Kosovan press demand intervention from NATO to stop the genocide.

Sharon appointment in Israel makes death of Oslo Accords official  

by Joseph Brewda

A dossier by Joseph Brewda.

‘We are greater than the pain’  

An interview with Dr. Viveca Hazboun.

Unity conference challenges silence on Rwanda  

by Linda de Hoyos

Documentation: Common Declaration of the Rwandan Democratic Opposition.

International Intelligence  

National

Name LaRouche Clinton’s economic adviser, say thousands worldwide  

by Marianna Wertz

Rallies, demonstrations, and town meetings were held on Oct. 13 in North and South America, Europe, and Australia, responding to a call issued by Helga Zepp-LaRouche.

Starr’s quest to seize the Paula Jones case  

by Edward Spannaus

CIA Inspector General confirms Bush-North ties to cocaine Contras  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

You read it first in EIR’s September 1996 Special Report, “Would a President Bob Dole Prosecute Drug Super-Kingpin George Bush?” Now, Volume II of the declassified report of the CIA Inspector General documents the links between the Contras and major Colombian drug-trafficking organizations.

EO 12333 and the Contra drug-running cover-up  

by Edward Spannaus

Executive Order 12333, signed in 1981, permitted U.S. intelligence agencies to enter into secret contracts with “private companies or institutions”—the core of the Contra operation.

National News  

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