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Volume 25, Number 45, November 13, 1998

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Interviews

Apas Jumagulov  

Dr. Jumagulov is the Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Germany. He is a geological engineer, with a specialty in petrochemicals and natural gas. During 1993-98, he was Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Michael Mabikke  

Mr. Mabikke is the general secretary of the Young Democrats, the youth wing of the Democratic Party of Uganda.

Departments

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Downsizing the social welfare state.

Australia Dossier  

by Allen Douglas

Murder by “suicide.”

Editorial  

The role of Executive Intelligence Review.

Economics

The next ‘Russia shock’ hits global financiers  

by Rachel Douglas

Three months after Russia jolted the London-centered financial cartels with the Aug. 17 freeze on its domestic debt, it has shocked them again, with a change in attitude, an incipient shift in policy, in which the Primakov government insists on the survival of Russian statehood, regardless of its relations with international finance.

A Russian ‘Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau’  

by Lothar Komp

Russia needs a “state-owned bank for reconstruction,” like that which helped Germany recover after the war.

APEC meets in Malaysia: another opportunity for President Clinton  

by Michael O. Billington and Gail G. Billington

Clinton’s visit to Malaysia is a golden opportunity for the United States to break from its current flight into fantasy regarding the global economic crisis, and to forge a strategic alliance with those nations of Asia increasingly acting in concert to demand a new world financial system.

Calls for LaRouche to be named Clinton’s adviser  

A selection of international commentaries.

Europe: Prisoner in the euro straitjacket  

by Lothar Komp

Europe can’t act to solve the global financial crisis, or even defend itself, as long as it sticks with Maastricht.

Greenspan creates new hyperinflation danger  

by Richard Freeman

Soros and his hedge funds take a bath  

by Scott Thompson

Brazil’s Cardoso: double or nothing on a losing bet  

by Lorenzo Carrasco

If Cardoso continues with IMF-dictated austerity, the overthrow of the Emperor and the establishment of the republic in 1889 may be the appropriate parallel for today.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Food, not money, is the crisis  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Unless the President realizes, soon, what an evil little Rumpelstiltskin Britain’s Prime Minister Blair really is, the U.S.A. will discover, very soon, that it has been lured into the most deadly, global strategic trap of the century.”

U.S. announces food aid to Russia  

by Marcia Merry Baker

International

Ecuador-Peru peace accords threaten national sovereignty  

by Luis Vásquez Medina

Prince Philip and his minions, such as Henry Kissinger, have forced through an ominous advance of the concept of supranationality in “solving” regional conflicts, one that is expected to plunge the region into political, and even military, conflagration.

Investigate Israeli spying on Iraq Muriel Mirak-Weissbach  

Hard evidence shows that the UN is being used by Israeli spies. Are they also manufacturing the allegations against Iraq?

Kyrgyzstan: Despite difficulties, some old dreams are coming true  

An interview with Apas Jumagulov.

‘Serbian withdrawal’ from Kosova is a fraud  

by Umberto Pascali

More mysteries over Swissair Flight 111  

by Dean Andromidas

‘Rice Wars’ terror in Uganda, Rwanda  

by Linda de Hoyos

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that Ugandan dictator Yoweri Museveni has the strong support of Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Susan Rice and the gang now in control of U.S. policy toward Africa.

The U.S. must support democracy in Uganda  

An interview with Michael Mabikke.

International Intelligence  

National

Mid-term elections: President Clinton has no more excuses  

by Debra Hanania Freeman

The election results represent a decisive repudiation of the Starr-Gingrich gang, but also of the “deviant Democrats,” who had joined in the attacks on the President, while abandoning the traditional base of the Democratic Party. Without the LaRouche mobilization to save the Presidency, the surprising Democratic wins would never have happened.

Will Starr bring indictments in Kathleen Willey probe?  

by Edward Spannaus

Rising drumbeat for Clinton to name LaRouche economic adviser  

by Marianna Wertz

Demands are intensifying around the world, for President Clinton to tell the truth about the global financial crisis, and bring in Lyndon LaRouche to advise him on the necessary steps to avert an otherwise certain meltdown.

National News  

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