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Volume 30, Number 44, November 14, 2003

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The United States Is Losing the Iraq War  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

The shooting down of an American CH-47 helicopter in Fallujah on Nov. 2 continued the steady escalation and coordination of guerrilla military operations by the Iraqi resistance. “The Iraqi military is in the process, now, of winning the war,” said Lyndon LaRouche. “This is not a mismanagement problem: The United States is losing the war! And, it’s losing that war in the same degree that it lost the war in Indo-China.”

Lessons To Be Learned: Iraqi Resistance to British Occupation 80 Years Ago  

by Hussein Askary

Because of the foolish policy of Dick Cheney and his neo-conservative cronies, the situation in Iraq is moving rapidly toward an explosion. This most likely will recapitulate the 1920 Iraqi revolt against the British Empire, in which Sunnis and Shi’ites joined forces for national liberation. That revolt created a political legacy whose memories are still vivid in the minds of at least two living generations of Iraqis. It shaped a true anti-imperialist sense, which none of the British puppets and military dictators who have ruled Iraq since, could erase.

Feature

Youth’s Victories Put LaRouche Campaign at a Turning-Point  

“We Interrupt This Probe—for a Landslide,” headlined one of the Philadelphia newspapers on Nov. 5. Attorney General John Ashcroft’s targetting of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, and his near-successful attempt to knock out Philadelphia’s Mayor John Street with a “corruption investigation,” had been turned—by a sudden mobilization of the LaRouche Youth Movement—into an overwhelming 60-40% re-election for Street; another powerful reason for Ashcroft to resign; and another victory for Presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche’s 2004 campaign strategy.

Philadelphia Could Once More Change the World  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Thousands of Youth with a Passion for Truth Will Determine 2004 Presidency  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche’s speech to a cadre school of the LaRouche Youth Movement in Philadelphia on Nov. 1, and a selection from the questions and answers.

Economics

Wal-Mart Is Not a Business, It’s an Economic Disease  

by Richard Freeman

The Wal-Mart department store chain, which employs 1.3 million people at 4,700 stores worldwide, and in 2002 became the largest corporation in the world, is destroying economies in America, other industrial nations, and the Third World. It’s time to shut it down!

A Tale of Two Nations Is Told at German-Chinese Economic Conference  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Korea Trade Meet Opened With LaRouche Strategy  

by Kathy Wolfe

New Silk Road Requires a New Monetary System  

by Jonathan Tennenbaum

Presentation to the conference, “Vision for Korea as a World Trade Hub,” on Oct. 31 in Seoul.

Science & Technology

A Look at Eastern Europe’s Secret Space Programs  

by Marsha Freeman

The history of the Eastern European space programs under the Soviet Union, long unknown, is yielding some new and sometimes surprising revelations. Marsha Freeman reports on a conference in Bremen, Germany of the International Astronautical Federation.

International

Russia: At the End of an Oligarchical System?  

by Roman Bessonov and Rachel Douglas

The “oligarchs,” that small group of aggressive wheeler-dealers who, as “partners” of Western mega-speculators like Marc Rich and George Soros, exploited every opportunity in the course of free-market and privatization reforms to seize the national wealth of Russia and build their own fortunes, are losing power.

‘LaRouche Brings Good Tidings’ to Arab World  

With Road Map Stalled, Geneva ME Pact Gains  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

IMF Agenda Costs Uribe the Colombia Elections  

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla

National

‘Cheney-Gate’ Escalates as Probe Becomes Official  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

With the announcement by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) that he had obtained a pledge from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) to open a formal probe of the pre-Iraq-War intelligence process, “Cheney-gate” has moved into an intensive new phase.

Ashcroft Under Attack, Hides From Critics  

by Edward Spannaus

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Departments

Editorial  

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