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Volume 26, Number 12, March 19, 1999

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Editorial  

Tectonic shifts.

Political Economy

Bankers’ math vs. human math: Do you know how to count?  

by Dennis Small

What we are facing in the world financial system today, is the kind of tectonic change experienced during an earthquake, says Dennis Small: “where nothing works the way it used to; where we are witnessing phenomena that have most people totally disoriented; where we are facing the kind of power that can level a building, level a city, level a civilization in a matter of moments.” A speech to the Presidents’ Day conference of the Schiller Institute and International Caucus of Labor Committees, in Reston, Virginia.

Economics

BIS bankers: LaRouche’s Ninth Forecast was right  

by William Engdahl

The Bank for International Settlements, the private organization grouping the world’s largest central banks, admits, as LaRouche warned in 1994, that the global financial system faces a systemic breakdown.

USDA’s 75th Outlook Forum pushes globalism, even if it kills you  

by Marcia Merry Baker and Suzanne Rose

The U.S. Department of Agriculture admits that farm income is collapsing, but it is still promoting the poison of globalism and “free” markets.

Pakistan must update its water policy  

by Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Maitra

It’s time to end decades of complacency. Ramtanu Maitra and Susan B. Maitra report from New Delhi.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Gore, British push world to brink of nuclear war  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The British-Canadian-Commonwealth faction has lost control of the collapse of the global financial system, and is looking to start wars around the globe, in an attempt to reassert themselves.

Only weeks away from a nuclear war?  

A statement released by the Lyndon LaRouche Committee for a New Bretton Woods, being circulated internationally.

NATO globalization plans advance  

by Michael Liebig

The “new NATO” concept is being introduced without debate in Europe or the United States. What is at stake is, in short, a question of war or peace.

McCarthyite onslaught hits U.S.-China ties  

by Mary Burdman

Principals Committee readies ‘Final Solution’ in the Middle East  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The Anglo-American aggression against Iraq is scheduled to escalate and, by the latest, in April, to culminate in a ground offensive by special forces, which will attempt to topple the government of Saddam Hussein.

Britain’s Fatchett runs war against Iraq  

by Scott Thompson

A profile of Minister of State and Commonwealth Affairs Derek Fatchett, and his recent interventions in the United States.

Kosova: Blair goes for war with Moscow  

by Umberto Pascali

Shelton, GOP threaten strike against N. Korea  

Bush aide promotes wars in Mideast, Asia  

by Mark Burdman

Robert Blackwill says war is likely on the Korean Peninsula.

International

Eurasian nations strengthen bilateral cooperation  

by Mary Burdman

A high density of meetings and diplomatic activity among Russia, China, and South Asian nations is building a “strategic triangle” for self-defense against the collapsing global financial system and threats of war from the British-American-Commonwealth faction.

Southeast Asia unites for economic survival  

by Michael O. Billington

The nations of South and Southeast Asia, together with China, have been establishing new bilateral alliances and strengthening old ones, with a spirit of Asian unity unprecedented in modern history.

FARC, Venezuela’s Chávez form strategic alliance  

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla

A statement by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla, president of the Ibero-American Solidarity Movement (Colombia).

FARC, at the service of Her Majesty  

by Javier Almario

Uganda’s Museveni takes advantage of tourist murders  

by Linda de Hoyos

Anti-Hutu crusade targets Rwandan exiles  

by Linda de Hoyos

National

Gore, Chernomydrin caught up in Russian gem scandal  

by Edward Spannaus

New evidence has surfaced on Viktor Chernomyrdin’s corruption in a billion-dollar precious-metals-smuggling operation which was authorized and protected by high-level Russian officials. And, this has serious implications for his crony Al Gore.

EIR amicus opposes effort to block DOJ probe of Starr  

The Richard Mellon Scaife-funded Landmark Legal Foundation has a vested interest in stopping the investigation of misconduct by independent counsel Kenneth Starr.

Stunning breakthrough reached in Nebraska satanic pedophile case  

by Allen Douglas

National News  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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