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Volume 30, Number 26, July 4, 2003

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LaRouche Targets the DLC: ‘Protection Racket for Cheney’  

by Jeffrey Steinberg and Edward Spannaus

The Democratic Leadership Council, consisting of neo-conservative “stay-behinds” in the Democratic Party, is the only reason that Vice President Dick Cheney has not been forced to resign, or be impeached, as a result of the lies he told to manipulate the President and Congress into going for war against Iraq. The DLC, founded in the mid-1980s, is a creation of the “Synarchist” fascist circles on Wall Street, as personified by Felix Rohatyn, the banker from Lazard Brothers who is also a board member of the DLC. It is also the bastion of opposition within the Democratic Party to Lyndon LaRouche’s campaign for the Presidency.

Economics

Hemispheric Policy Debated: FTAA or LaRouche Doctrine?  

by Silvia Palacios and Lorenzo Carrasco

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s meeting with President George Bush on June 20 bypassed the sterile spectacle of protocol, and made it clear that a countdown has begun for choosing which type of policy will determine the Western Hemisphere’s future.

Euro Council Votes Up Italy’s ‘New Deal’ Plan  

by Claudio Celani

The European Union’s heads of state and government, meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece, endorsed the idea of expanding infrastructure investment—while falling short, so far at least, of giving full institutional backing to the Italian government’s “Tremonti Plan.”

Germany: Great Projects Debate Gains Momentum  

by Rainer Apel

Business Briefs  

Feature

Candidate LaRouche Abroad: How the Future Foreign Policy of the U.S. Is Being Made  

LaRouche’s June 13-18 visit to Turkey was only the latest of a full 12 months of interventions around the world. He has both created the basis for an anti-imperial U.S. foreign policy recalling the general welfare or “Good Neighbor” principle of FDR’s World War II-era policy; and at the same time, rapidly built up his international LaRouche Youth Movement.

LaRouche Istanbul Keynote: ‘Eurasia: New Key for Global Development and Peace’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The full event at the Istanbul Municipality’s Cultural Center, still being reported in Turkey’s media days later.

LaRouche in Ankara: How a Concert of Sovereign Nations Can End the Global Economic Collapse  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The candidate addresses the Ankara Chamber of Commerce.

Miniaturk: Tour Through History, in the Small  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

International

Vajpayee’s Historic Trip Strengthens India-China Ties  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Both Beijing and New Delhi considered the visit—the first in ten years for an Indian Prime Minister—as more than just strengthening of bilateral relations; an opportunity to take measure of the grave world situation in a new and hostile environment.

The Volatile Realities of Post-War Iraq  

by Mark Burdman

An interview with British Mideast expert Dr. Toby Dodge, back from Iraq.

Akiva Eldar Stresses, Third Party Help Is Vital To Mideast Peace  

by Carl Osgood

Will Sharon Be Stopped from Wrecking Road Map?  

by Dean Andromidas

Chicken-Hawks Squawk for Iran ‘Liberation’  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Bush Left with Little Choice on Pakistan  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Interviews

Dr. Toby Dodge  

Dr. Dodge is a Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization, at the University of Warwick, and one of Britain’s leading experts on Iraq.

National

‘DeLantos’ Democrats Attack Bush’s Road Map  

by Michele Steinberg

Rep. Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) rushed through legislation supporting the Israeli policy of “preventive assassinations,” blaming the Palestinians for all the violence that has occurred since the Aqaba summit. His action at the behest of the neo-conservative warmongers, notably House Majority Whip, Republican Tom DeLay (Tex.), has earned him the nickname “Delantos,” while dangerously jeopardizing the President’s Road Map for Israeli-Palestinian peace.

Is Ashcroft Protecting Iranian Terrorists?  

by Nancy Spannaus

Toffler’s ‘War and Anti-War’: Popularizer of Rumsfeld Information-Age Killing  

by Carl Osgood

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Book Reviews

Another Skeleton in Dick Cheney’s Closet  

by Stuart Rosenblatt

Metal Men: How Marc Rich Defrauded the Country, Evaded the Law, and Became the World’s Most Sought-After Corporate Criminal, by A. Craig Copetas.

Departments

Report From Germany  

by Rainer Apel

Great Projects Debate Gains Momentum.

Editorial  

Making Policy, Setting the Debate.

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