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Volume 25, Number 44, November 6, 1998

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Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Lafontaine’s unserious proposal.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

“Two bob each way”?

Editorial  

Ally with China, not London.

Book Reviews

President Clinton should listen to James Carville more often  

James Carville, ... And the Horse He Rode in on—The People v. Kenneth Starr.

Investigation

Meathead Netanyahu brings in Butcher Sharon  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The agreements reached at the Wye Plantation have unfortunately done nothing to thwart the murderous political combination that rules in Israel right now, and whose policies will lead to war, if they are not stopped.

Think-tank threatens U.S., Israeli security  

by Michele Steinberg

A profile of the Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies (IASPS).

The Israeli spy network that Jonathan Pollard left behind  

by Joseph Brewda

EIR’s investigation of the networks behind Pollard goes way back, including the role of the secretive “X Committee,” which got Pollard his job.

Economics

The Fed is sacrificing people to save the junk  

by John Hoefle

The Federal Reserve, by cutting interest rates, is signalling to all that it would stand firmly behind the banks and the derivatives bubble, no matter what the cost. The idea is to lure gullible investors back into the corporate and bond markets—junk bonds in particular.

Back Russia with ‘Food for Peace’ assistance  

by Marcia Merry Baker

With Russia’s grain harvest half of last year’s, there is a need for an emergency mobilization worldwide to prevent mass starvation.

U.S. trade balance sharply deteriorates  

by Richard Freeman

Britain’s leading ‘idiotic hysteric’  

by Mark Burdman

Prime Minister Tony Blair is under fire for the devastation that is sweeping the British economy.

Is India being marginalized?  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Maitra

Business Briefs  

Feature

The roots of today’s mass hysteria  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“How could most of the leading banks and related institutions of this planet, have been, for so many years, such pathetic suckers for such an obvious swindle as that so-called ‘derivatives’ bubble which now threatens, at almost any moment, to do to the world’s financial system what the Weimar hyperinflationary bubble did to the 1923 Reichsmark?”

International

Can Clinton thwart Netanyahu’s drive for war?  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Regardless of what was ceremoniously signed on Oct. 23 at the White House, peace will depend on the extent to which the terms agreed upon are implemented.

Italy gets a new government: From the ‘third way’ to a triumvirate  

by Claudio Celani

D’Alema: Who is the new Italian Prime Minister?  

Cossiga: The comeback of the ‘Pick-Axer’  

What is behind the Pinochet arrest  

by Cynthia R. Rush

General Pinochet’s arrest had nothing to do with what he did, or did not do, during the 17 years he presided over Chile’s military junta (1973-90).

London gameplan for Congo proceeds apace  

by Linda de Hoyos

International Intelligence  

National

Another layer of the assault on the Presidency exposed  

by Edward Spannaus

New areas of investigation center around Richard Mellon Scaife and Lucianne Goldberg.

Historians slam GOP impeachment perfidy  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

U.S. labor federation issues a call for ‘Global New Deal’  

by Marianna Wertz

New light on Transatlantic assassins: Lucianne Goldberg and Murder, Inc.  

by Anton Chaitkin

The Madam who incited Linda Tripp to deploy Monica Lewinsky to destroy President Clinton, has long-standing ties to the London-controlled apparatus that has carried out assassinations of Presidents, among other crimes.

National News  

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