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Volume 30, Number 25, June 27, 2003

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LaRouche Speaks for America to Turkey’s Leaders  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Addressing a nation hard-hit by the political ramifications of the Iraq War, Lyndon LaRouche was able, during his June 13-18 visit, to shift the mood in the country from pessimism to hope that U.S.-Turkish relations can be repaired, not through Ankara’s capitulation to imperial dictate, but through a fundamental shift inside the United States, spearheaded by LaRouche’s Presidential campaign. He was the keynote speaker at a conference in Istanbul, co-sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Department of the Istanbul Municipality, on the theme “Eurasia: New Key for Global Development and Peace”; and another, on the same theme, hosted by the Ankara Chamber of Commerce. Among the 700 people attending the two events were government ministers, members of Parliament, intellectuals, professors and students, and the media.

Economics

Trans-Korean Rail: ‘These Lines Will Go Through!’  

by Kathy Wolfe

In simultaneous ceremonies on the western Kyongui Line and eastern Donghae Line, the two Koreas at 1:00 p.m. on June 14 re-connected the lines of the Trans-Korean Railway for the first time since Sept. 1, 1945.

Italian ‘EU New Deal’ Plan Gains Momentum  

by Claudio Celani

The Italian government’s plan, “Action for Economic Growth,” calls for European Union public investments in infrastructure projects—outside the suicidal strictures of the Maastricht Treaty.

‘We’re Talking About Big Projects’ in Mekong  

by Michael Billington

An interview with H.E. Roland Eng.

Mekong Cooperation Project Comes of Age  

by Gail G. Billington

The story of Mekong cooperation is that of an attempt to pursue great infrastructure projects in a time of war, in order to find an alternative to war.

Business Briefs  

Feature

Asia Can Be the Motor of Economic Recovery for Europe  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

“Could the economic development process, now occurring in China and its neighbors in Southeast and Southern Asia—together accounting for over half the world’s population—offset the effects of the profound economic crisis gripping most of the rest of the world? Could Asia’s growth prevent a full-scale ‘Great Depression’ from taking hold of the global economy, and provide a way out for Germany and other export-oriented nations in Europe? Our answer, developed here, is a resounding ‘Yes!’” From a Special Report of EIR Nachrichtenagentur, The Lautenbach Plan and Eurasian Development: Measures To Overcome Mass Unemployment.

The World Must Go Back to the Proven Practice of National Banking Systems  

An interview with Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

International

Tony Blair’s ‘Great Deception’ Unmasked  

Things were already plenty hot for Blair when, on June 17, two former members of his Cabinet—International Development Secretary Clare Short, and Foreign Secretary Robin Cook—testified before the House of Commons All-Party Select Foreign Affairs Committee, and exposed how Blair had lied to get Britain into the war against Iraq.

U.S. Pressures India To Send Troops to Iraq  

by Ramtanu Maitra

ASEAN Warns U.S. on Myanmar Sanctions  

by Michael Billington

Mexico: LaRouche’s Friend Wins Debate in Nuevo León  

by Zaid Jaloma

Peru ‘Truth Commission’ Oversees Terror Revival  

by Manuel Hidalgo

International Intelligence  

Interviews

H.E. Roland Eng  

Cambodia’s Ambassador to the United States played a leading role in the first-ever summit of the six members of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), held in Phnom Penh in November 2002. He discusses the great prospects for cooperation to develop the Mekong River basin.

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.  

Democratic Party Presidential precandidate LaRouche gave this interview to EIR Nachrichtenagentur in Germany, on April 15.

National

LaRouche Turns Up the Heat on Cheney’s Iraq Intelligence Hoax  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

One measure of the impact of the LaRouche campaign exposé of the network of neo-conservatives, Leo Strauss protégés, and fellow travellers of Israel’s Likud party in and around the Bush Administration, is the spate of hysterical media admissions that LaRouche was the source of the “Leo-con” revelations.

Wolfowitz Grilled at Congressional Hearing  

by Edward Spannaus

Gen. Shinseki Retires, Hits Rumsfeld’s Leadership Failure  

by Edward Spannaus

DOJ Inspector General Blasts Ashcroft on 9/11  

by Edward Spannaus

California Careens Toward Ungovernability  

by Harley Schlanger

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

National News  

Departments

Editorial  

It’s Time for a ‘New Deal.’

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