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Volume 26, Number 24, June 11, 1999

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Editorial Policy

What EIR knows and what Hollinger says  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. comments on the contrast between our policy and that of the disreputable London Daily Telegraph, as manifested in the case of the recent, brief appearance of the republication of a list of names from other Internet sources on EIR’s Internet site.

Interviews

Tony Brown  

Brown is the founding dean and former professor of the School of Communications at Howard University; he is now the nationally known host of the public television program “Tony Brown’s Journal.”

Book Reviews

Talk show host quotes LaRouche against the British oligarchy  

by Marianna Wertz

Empower the People: A Seven-Step Plan to Overthrow the Conspiracy That Is Stealing Your Money and Freedom, by Tony Brown.

Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Robert Barwick

Banks open for foreign takeover.

Report from Bonn  

by Rainer Apel

Talking reconstruction to death.

Editorial  

Reconstruction must start now!

Economics

Russia racked by crisis as globalizers demand more loot  

by Rachel Douglas

Russian economist Sergei Glazyev summed up the situation: “In effect, default has already occurred, since we deferred payments many times.”

Wall Street hedge fundies push for Russian default  

by Rachel Douglas and Roger Moore

Primakov government in retrospect  

by Sergei Glazyev

Excerpts from Sergei Glazyev’s article in the newspaper Zavtra.

The fallacy of benchmarking  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum, Rüdiger Rumpf, and Ralf Schauerhammer

The celebrated disaster of Mercedes’ “A-Class” automobile reveals the lunacy of current corporate-industrial methods, from the standpoint of the science of physical economy.

Mexico is on course for a Salinas-style blowout  

by Carlos Cota Meza

President Zedillo is bequeathing to his successor, who will take office in December 2000, a new huge debt bubble set to explode whenever the U.S. Federal Reserve decides to start raising interest rates—and/or when Zedillo is forced to devalue the peso in the face of the current unsustainable trade deficit.

Feature

IMF would not allow Bosnia to rebuild  

by Edward Spannaus

In 1996, after four years of war, Bosnia was ready to rebuild its shattered economy, and circles in the U.S., including Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, were ready to help. But the financial vultures would not let it happen. Will the same mistake be repeated today with all the Balkans?

How Bosnia won, and lost, its economic sovereignty  

by Umberto Pascali

Documentation: Excerpts from the Dayton peace agreement, World Bank dictates to Bosnia, and responses from Bosnian leaders.

Peace through development for the Balkans  

Political, religious, labor, and other figures the world over are signing the Schiller Institute call initiated on April 28 by Helga Zepp-LaRouche and Faris Nanic.

The World Bank is the killer worm that sabotaged Middle East peace  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

International

Crisis in Kashmir created to weaken South Asia  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Britain’s long-standing terrorist capability is at work in this crossroads between India, Pakistan, and China.

‘Rice War’ coalition against Sudan crumbles  

by Linda de Hoyos

The return of former Sudanese President Jaafar Nimeiri after 14 years of exile, typifies the moves toward peace within Sudan, as well as with its neighbors, to the chagrin of the “human rights” mafia, such as the State Department’s Susan Rice.

The crimes against peace in The Hague  

by Mark Burdman

What’s behind the cynical war crimes indictment against Milosevic.

Israel: Barak’s prospects for peace with Syria  

by Dean Andromidas

BüSo slate brings ideas to eager voters  

by Hartmut Cramer

A report on the European Parliament elections.

Robert Burns song to open the new Scottish Parliament  

by Mark Calney and Mark Burdman

Conference Report

EIR in Prague discusses solutions to financial crisis  

by Angelika Beyreuther-Raimondi

A press conference co-sponsored by the Czech Management Association, EIR, and the Schiller Institute addressed the severe crisis in the Czech economy and “solutions to find a pathway out of the dead end.” Speakers whose remarks are included are: Michael Liebig of the Schiller Institute, and Prof. Jaroslav Jirasek and Prof. Zbynek Pitra of the Czech Management Assocation.

The world financial crisis, and what to do about it  

by Michael Liebig

Study the American System of economy  

by Prof. Jaroslav Jirasek

We should focus on ‘adding real value’  

by Prof. Zbynek Pitra

The IMF has harmed the Czech Republic  

A transcript of the questions and answers at the Prague press conference.

National

Backlash grows against Gore’s Cox Report hoax  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Cox Commission’s report is a scientific fraud, aimed at fueling a new “Yellow Peril” Cold War with China, at precisely the moment that President Clinton needs to expand his commitment to forge a strategic partnership with both China and Russia.

Senators critical of China embassy bombing  

by Suzanne Rose

Some members of the Foreign Relations Committee are demanding an accounting, and punishment of those responsible.

The Iraqi opposition, ‘made in Britain,’ descends upon Washington  

by Scott Thompson and Michele Steinberg

And they made a pilgrimage to Washington to get money promised them by the Congressional Republicans.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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