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Volume 29, Number 12, March 29, 2002

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‘Fair Trade’ As a Phase-Shift  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

President Bush’s announcement of a new steel tariff has created an uproar internationally—but neither side of the debate really understands the fundamental issues involved. “The proper question to be asked,” LaRouche writes, “is: What is the effect, from the standpoint of physical geometry, on every part of an economy, of a shift from a ‘free trade’ to a ‘fair trade’ policy, and vice versa?”

Economics

IMF, Quietly, Not Too Hopeful on ‘Recovery’  

by Lothar Komp

Reports from both the Fund and the Federal Reserve show a rapidly growing new debt bubble heading toward bust.

Steel Tariffs Spark Revolts from the WTO  

by Anita Gallagher

Wall St. Wants ‘Korean Shock Therapy’ in Japan  

by Kathy Wolfe

Smear Campaign Targets LaRouche and Col. Seineldín in Argentina  

by Cynthia R. Rush

City of London, IMF Threaten Argentina  

Germans Sweat to Finish Chinese Maglev Project  

by Rainer Apel

China Prepares for Manned Space Flight  

by Marsha Freeman

Germany: ‘An Inch’ as Good as a Mile on Embryo Research  

International

The Coming War on Iraq Will Not Be Desert Storm II  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Those who are pushing for war against Iraq are ignoring the fundamental fact, that the world economic-financial situation, the political dynamic, and the psychological condition of the peoples involved, is completely different from what it was 12 years ago.

Will ‘Teflon Tony’ Go Before Iraq War Begins?  

by Mark Burdman

Will Queen Liz’s ‘Jubilee’ Be Endgame for Windsors?  

by Mark Burdman and Scott Thompson

Cheminade Targetted in French Election Crisis  

by Christine Bierre

Colombian Voters Throw Over Narco-Capitulators  

by Valerie Rush

Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers, Colombo Search For Peace  

by Ramtanu Maitra

History

War Breaks Out Again Over Troy, and the Truth of History  

by Rosa Tennenbaum

Germany’s University of Tübingen was the scene of a heated debate between the team of archeologists excavating the ruins of ancient Troy, and others who dispute their findings. As in the many scholarly battles over Troy for hundreds of years, the eternal works of the poet Homer are at the center of the controversy.

With New Methods, Troy Is Being Taught To Speak  

by Andrea Andromidas

An interview with Dr. Manfred Korfmann.

National

Administration Makes First Moves Against Israeli Spies  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The Bush Administration is closing some of the most egregious loopholes, that have facilitated Israeli penetration of American national security institutions at the highest levels.

States Facing Budget Blowouts Move To Dismantle Medicaid, Medicare Protection  

by Linda Everett

Spannaus To Virginia: End ‘Reign of Error’  

by Anita Gallagher

D.C. General Land-Grab Insults the City and the Founding Fathers  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Interviews

Dr. Manfred Korfmann  

Professor of Archeology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, Dr. Korfmann heads an international team that is excavating the ruins of ancient Troy. He is the scientific director of the exhibition “Troy: Dream and Reality,” which has drawn hundreds of thousands of visitors and the attention of all Germany.

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Editorial  

Again, the “Grasso Abrazo.”

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