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Volume 26, Number 28, July 16, 1999

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Departments

Africa Report  

by Linda de Hoyos

Zimbabwe faces off against the IMF.

Editorial  

The mandate for Balkan reconstruction.

Investigation

London subjects S. America to Jacobin ‘Chávez Project’  

by Dennis Small and Gretchen Small

The Chávez phenomenon in Venezuela is actually a re-run of the age-old British strategy of deploying enraged and violent mobs to destroy the institutions of the nation-state, and to get their economic policy of usury implemented without resistance.

British bankers owned French Revolution enragés  

by Linda de Hoyos

Chávez abets ‘Third Cartel’ in Colombia  

by Juan Avila

The case of Colombia’s Constituent Assembly  

The model for destroying the institutions of the nation-state—while preserving obligations to the international financial institutions.

Chávez’s economic program for IMF looting, with Jacobin rhetoric  

by David Ramonet

Norberto Ceresole: Chávez’s Rasputin  

by Cynthia R. Rush

A project that was ‘Made in Britain’  

by Gretchen Small

Feature

How to save a dying U.S.A.  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Nearly 2,400 years ago, history’s greatest philosopher, Plato, premised his optimistic outlook for the future of civilization, on a rigorous scrutiny of those principles, by means of which mankind had risen out of even the most awesome among the types of natural and other catastrophes it had suffered during earlier ages. Today’s new threat of apocalyptic times, should impel us to examine, and to revive, once again, that lately neglected capability and wont of the human mind, by means of which the level of the human condition had been moved upward and forward, despite even the darkest among intervening periods of calamity.”

Economics

G-7 central bankers hold a Tiger by the tail  

by William Engdahl

In June, the world financial system once again came within a hair’s breadth of total collapse, as central bankers manipulated the value of the yen in order to allow the Tiger Management LP hedge fund to cover its losses. But knowing that the crash is inevitable, London is also giving a “golden parachute” to certain financial interests.

The June 29th that never was  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“Essentially, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has exposed himself to the world as one big fat nothing,” writes Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche. “The real story is, that the G-7 governments and central bankers were up to their ears, from June 11 through and beyond June 29th, in the biggest bailout of bankrupt bankers yet on record.”

The IMF and Wall Street are gunning for drug legalization  

by Dennis Small

It’s now official: The oligarchy is now publicly admitting it is propping up its doomed IMF global financial system with drug money.

Documentation: Statements by an IMF official and Richard Grasso, president of the New York Stock Exchange.

Without the banks, there would be no drug trade  

by John Hoefle

Wall Street and the State Department’s new allies: Colombia’s ‘Third Cartel’  

by Dennis Small and Gretchen Small

EIR’s record: Financial oligarchy pushes drugs  

‘Dope, Inc.’ and the jailing of LaRouche  

Russian minister writes on ‘physical economy’ from Leibniz to LaRouche  

Foundations of Physical Economy, a book co-authored by Dr. N.V. Mikhailov, First Deputy Defense Minister of the Russian Federation, endorses the scientific approach of Nicolaus of Cusa, Gottfried Leibniz, the “American System” economists, and Lyndon LaRouche.

Russians seek ‘asymmetric’ advantages in military technology  

by Rachel Douglas

IMF’s $24 billion: a loincloth to cover Mexico’s bank bailout  

by Rubén Cota Meza

President Zedillo’s “financial armor for Mexico regarding its foreign obligations,” is full of holes.

Business Briefs  

International

British push NATO to cross ‘red line’ in Caucasus  

by Konstantin George

London’s geopoliticians have targetted the crossroads between Europe and Asia as NATO’s next “out of area” deployment. The mission: Plunge the entire Caucasus into war. But the Russians have other plans—and the nuclear weapons to back them up.

Barak takes office: a second chance for Middle East peace  

by Dean Andromidas

India, China focus on regional security  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Intrigues target India, Russia, China triangle  

by Hussein Al-Nadeem

The wars in Afghanistan and Kashmir are an attempt, steered from London, to undermine the emerging “Survivors’ Club” of Eurasian nations.

The ‘Marie Antoinette factor’ in the Diana murder coverup  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Attacks on Sudan slave trade exposed as fraud  

A report from a forum at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, titled “The Crisis in Sudan: An Assessment from Capitol Hill.”

National

Debate over health care must end HMOs’ murderous logic  

by Linda Everett

President Clinton’s proposed “market reforms” for the Medicare program do not challenge any of the inhuman assumptions of “managed care.”

Gore commits ‘murder by decree’ against continent of Africa  

by Scott Thompson

Gore has taken steps to stop Africa, particularly South Africa, from having affordable access to life-extending medication to combat AIDS.

Only physical economy methods will solve Saipan’s problems  

by Carl Osgood

Improving living and working conditions in this U.S. territory, could be a model for U.S. relations with developing nations.

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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