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Volume 32, Number 4, January 28, 2005

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Hersh Exposé Hits Cheney Cabal Like Political Tsunami  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh reveals in The New Yorker that the Administration is working on plans to launch missile and commando attacks against Iran’s suspected nuclear and chemical weapons facilities, perhaps as early as Summer 2005. The aim of the Cheney-Rumsfeld cabal, commented Lyndon LaRouche, is to create maximum chaos in the region, as part of their imperial raw materials grab.

Feature

Berlin Seminar Promotes a New Westphalia Treaty  

An EIR seminar of 40-plus participants from around the world, discussed the current strategic, economic-financial, and cultural world crisis, and the perspectives for solving it through concerted international action over the next 50 years.

LaRouche to Berlin Seminar: We Need a New Treaty of Westphalia  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

The Treaty of Westphalia  

Society Needs a New Paradigm, More Worthy of the Dignity of Man  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

In Commemoration of the Tsunami Victims  

LaRouche Embodies the American System  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

National

Dems Put Hold on Nomination as Gonzales Stonewalls  

by Edward Spannaus

Attorney General-nominee Alberto Gonzales’s non-responsive “answers” to questions posed on the Senate Judiciary Committee made the Democrats mad enough to do something. “These are very important questions and issues on torture,” said Sen. Ted Kennedy. “I do not think our committee would be satisfied with the answers given. These are very arrogant answers.”

Bush Team Revives Nazi Legal Ruses, Rejected at Nuremberg  

by Edward Spannaus

Interview with Scott Horton.

Historian Fears Repeat of Nazi-Style Fanaticism  

Helmuth James von Moltke: Resistance Against Hitler’s War Crimes  

by Gabriele Liebig

National News  

Economics

Battle Over Social Security Could Make Bush a Retiree  

by Paul Gallagher

The President’s chief priority is to privatize Social Security, and his Cabinet members and chief aides have been deployed to push it. The impulsion is coming from Wall Street, urgently looking for a new source of cash to meet the $2 billion/day flow needed into the U.S. debt-and-deficit bubble.

The Real Crisis: Private Pensions  

Cato Institute: Predatory Clique Leads the Attack on Social Security  

by Richard Freeman

International

Resistance Flares Worldwide to Bush’s New Round of Wars  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Seymour Hersh’s article on the Bush Administration’s war plans, picked up in the world press, set off unusually courageous interventions by leading political figures in Western Europe, as well as in Russia.

Pakistani Cauldron Bubbles Over  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Taras Vasilyevich Muranivsky and America  

by Rachel Douglas

In commemoration of the late leader of the LaRouche movement in Russia during the 1990s, whose birthday is on Feb. 2.

International Intelligence  

Interviews

Scott Horton  

Scott Horton is chair of the Committee on International Law of the Bar Association of the City of New York and lecturer in international humanitarian law at Columbia University. During 2002-03, Horton was contacted by lawyers in the military services who opposed the policies on methods of interrogation being developed by the Pentagon, but whose voices were not being heeded.

Departments

From the Congress Dems to Ashcroft: Probe Ohio Vote Suppression  

Report From Germany  

by Rainer Apel

Don’t Reform Maastricht: Dump It!

Australia Dossier  

by Andrew Reed

Australian Released from Guantánamo.

Editorial  

A Lesson From Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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