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Volume 32, Number 8, February 25, 2005

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George Shultz: Godfather of Bush and Schwarzenegger  

From a new LaRouche PAC pamphlet, Bush’s Social Security Fraud—Stop George Shultz’s Drive Toward Fascism!

Schwarzenegger Threatens Democrats, Escalates Attack on Californians  

by Harley Schlanger

Shultzies Want Iranian Group Off Terror List  

by William Jones

Look who’s behind the new Iran Policy Committee, which is gunning for “regime change” in Tehran.

Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht: Adolf Hitler’s ‘Respectable’ Banker  

by Nancy Spannaus

Wall Street’s Eyes on Social Security Loot  

by Richard Freeman

A dossier on one of Wall Street’s main command centers in the privatization drive, the Cato Institute; what Wall Street intends to gain from privatization; and the 19 financial institutions most actively promoting the looting of Social Security.

Economics

Dollar Crisis Evokes Panic Among World Financial Elite  

Since the press is generally ignoring the panicked statements of experts who recognize the breakdown crisis in process, we provide a glimpse of some of the discussions “behind closed doors”—from the World Economic Forum to the Council on Foreign Relations.

Brazil’s Agricultural ‘Success’ in the Cerrado Is a Disaster  

by Marcia Merry Baker and Dennis Small

LaRouche on Vernadsky and ‘The Future of Brazil’s Agriculture’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reprinted from EIR, Oct. 26, 2001.

Private Pension Funds Also Failed in Colombia  

by Maximiliano Londoño Penilla

Business Briefs  

International

Lebanon’s Hariri Killed To Make a ‘Clean Break’  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Though it is not yet known who killed the former Prime Minister, it is clear that to understand why it happened, one must look at the 1996 policy paper prepared for Israel under the supervision of Dick Cheney, “Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm.”

Wehrkunde Conference Report: Schröder Drops ‘A Munich Bombshell’  

by Rainer Apel

Afghan Drugs Spiral Out of Control  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Grigori Bondarevsky: Remembering a Great Scientist of History  

by Mary Burdman

A Scientific Strategy for Eurasian Development  

by Dr. Yuri Gromyko

A presentation to EIR’s Jan. 12-13 Berlin seminar.

International Intelligence  

National

Democrats Take Leadership To Expose Administration Crimes  

by Carl Osgood

The Senate Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing on contracting abuses in Iraq. Chairman Byron Dorgan concluded: “Judging from a number of scandals involving mismanagement of funds, U.S. taxpayers and the people of Iraq were often not well served.”

Rumsfeld Reorganizes Pentagon for Fascism  

by Carl Osgood

Bush’s Medicare ‘Reform’ Is Back To Haunt Him  

by Mary Jane Freeman

‘They Haven’t Thought of 2006 at All’  

by Linda Everett

A discussion with Mississippi State Rep. Credell Calhoun (D).

Book Reviews

Gold and Treason  

by Anton Chaitkin

Rebel Gold: One Man’s Quest To Crack the Code Behind the Secret Treasure of the Confederacy, by Warren Getler and Bob Brewer.

Science & Technology

The Fraud of Bush’s ‘Pro-Nuclear’ Policy  

by Nancy Spannaus

The contrast between the Chinese program to build the next generation of nuclear plants, and Bush’s energy plan, shows the “pro-nuclear” label to be a fraud.

China’s 21st-Century Nuclear Energy Plan  

by Marsha Freeman

Save the Fast Flux Test Facility! The United States Must Go Nuclear  

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

Investigation

The Ibero-American Solidarity Movement (MSIA): Anatomy of a Fascist Intelligence Operation  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

Editorial

Stop the New Thirty Years’ War  

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