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Volume 26, Number 30, July 30, 1999

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Interviews

Tun Daim Zainuddin  

Malaysian First Finance Minister and chairman of Malaysia’s National Economic Action Council.

Muthanna Hanooti  

The head of Life for Relief and Development, a Michigan-based Arab-American organization.

Departments

Australia Dossier  

by Robert Barwick

Killing people to save money.

Editorial  

Stop the British killers of U.S. Presidents.

Economics

Balkan nations battle monetarist bureaucrats  

by Rainer Apel

The International Monetary Fund admits that it has no intention of helping to reconstruct the ravaged nations of the Balkans. And even if they wanted to, the world’s financial institutions are bankrupt. Balkan leaders are therefore gravitating toward LaRouche’s alternative approach of junking the IMF system entirely.

Slovak leader demands reopening of the Danube  

by Augustine Marko

How to rebuild Romania’s economy  

by Francesco Giotta

Guest essay by Francesco Giotta, a Romanian-American expert on capital markets development.

Mexico’s industries falling like dominoes  

by Carlos Cota Meza

The Martin Frankel swindle: How high up does it go?  

by Dean Andromidas and Jeffrey Steinberg

The full story behind the sudden disappearance of the 44-year-old Greenwich, Connecticut stock swindler could bring down some of the top moguls of New York financial mafia.

Malaysia’s economic success defies the spin doctors  

An interview with Malaysia’s First Finance Minister Tun Daim Zainuddin.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Can you, personally, survive this bust?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

That the oligarchs are looting their own institutions, should awaken you credit-card slaves from your dreaming. “In other words,” writes LaRouche, “that means, ‘Will I, my family, and our government, come out of this mess with the political power needed to create the needed new money-system, to replace the hopelessly bankrupt old one, the instant the crash of the present world system occurs?’ People who ask the latter question, are sane; those who ask, ‘Then, where do I invest my money?’ are probably not sane—at least, not at the present moment; we hope their mental health might be improved by aid of what I report here.”

LaRouche’s ‘Triple Curve Collapse Function’ models economic breakdown  

Eddie George’s strategy to steal the gold  

by Richard Freeman and John Hoefle

Who is getting the Bank of England’s gold  

Central banks rescued sinking Tiger Fund  

International

Provocateurs aim at carving up China  

by Mary Burdman

In deliberately provocative statements at the service of British geopolitics, designed to promote the breakup of China into weak and warring fiefdoms, Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui has claimed that Taiwan now has “state-to-state” relations with the People’s Republic of China. But so far, the Clinton administration is not falling for the trap.

African unity: community of principle, or new colonialism?  

by Linda de Hoyos

Two diametrically opposed visions of Africa’s future have been presented: a vision of economic development and infrastructure building presented by South Africa’s new President, and an opposition, British-inspired proposal for a bloody, colonial repartitioning of the continent.

British-led undeclared war continues against Iraq  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Iraq has become a death camp because of the UN embargo  

An interview with Muthanna Hanooti.

‘LaRouche Doctrine’ published in Moscow  

International Intelligence  

National

Barak secures U.S. support for new peace offensive  

by William Jones and Dean Andromidas

For once, the British-influenced U.S. State Department was not permitted to interfere with President Clinton’s effort to work with Israel’s newly elected President to re-start the peace process that had been destroyed by Barak’s predecessor Netanyahu. But will Clinton and Barak have the courage to implement the crucial economic annexes of the Oslo Accord?

Senate GOP backs HMOs, defeats patients’ rights  

by Linda Everett

Despite overwhelming popular support, a proposal to give citizens some degree of protection against the death-dealing policies of health maintenance organizations, was ground down to nothing by the Republican-dominated Congress.

Export controls hurt U.S. national security  

by Marsha Freeman

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

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