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Volume 32, Number 21, May 27, 2005

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U.S. Nuclear First Strike Doctrine Is Operational  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

EIR’s sources confirm press reports that CONPLAN 8022, which could involve the use of nuclear “bunker busters” against Iran or North Korea, is ready for action in support of Anglo-American imperial rule. But this utopian military doctrine is based on pure fantasy.

From Deterrence to Nuclear Warfighting  

by Carl Osgood

Documentation: Excerpts from “Joint Publication 3-12: Doctrine for Joint Nuclear Operations: Final Coordination (2) 15 March 2005.”

The Ghost of Bertrand Russell Stalks Cheney-Rumsfeld Pentagon  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Economics

Congress Faces New Turn: On the Subject of Strategic Bankruptcy  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

“In the financial world, it is as if someone had suddenly turned on the light in the kitchen, and floods of hedge-fund cockroaches are swarming in all directions. The existing world financial system can do nothing to stop this panic! It can only rage, scream, and smash things, all of which would only make everything worse than the moment before.” But there is a solution, if a calm voice prevails that says, “It’s only money!”

United Case Warns: All U.S. Pensions Bankrupt  

by Anita Gallagher

‘Hedge Fund’ Blowout Threatens World Markets  

by Lothar Komp

Glossary of the Global Financial Casino  

by John Hoefle

Derivatives ‘Ticking Time Bombs’  

by Lothar Komp

EIR Testimony Scored Scorched-Earth Looters  

by John Hoefle

The derivatives danger exposed—in 1993.

The Time Has Come for a New Bretton Woods  

Control Speculation and Start Production  

by Paolo Raimondi

An interview with Mario Lettieri.

NBW Is a First Step Toward Ending Folly  

by Paolo Raimondi

An interview with Alfonso Gianni.

International

Is the Bernard Lewis Plan On the Move in Central Asia?  

by Ramtanu Maitra

The destabilization of Uzbekistan signals that the old British colonial establishment, with former intelligence officer Bernard Lewis as its mentor, seems to have activated a course of action that can bring endless bloodshed in Central Asia.

Strategic Map: Storms of Chaos Gather Over Asia  

LaRouche: U.S. Must Withdraw from Iraq, Now  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Kissinger Plan for Lebanon: Death by ‘Democracy’  

by Michele Steinberg

Calipari Death: Is Negroponte To Blame?  

by Claudio Celani

Neo-Cons Light Fuse on Iran Crisis  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

North Rhine-Westphalia Election: LaRouche Intervention: No ‘Politics As Usual’  

by Rainer Apel

LaRouche Forces Take On the Neo-Cons in Germany  

An interview with Elke Fimmen.

International Intelligence  

National

LaRouche: Shut Down Senate If Cheney Goes Nuclear  

by Edward Spannaus

If Dick Cheney tries to ram through a Senate rule change to cut off a filibuster—the so-called nuclear option—the Democrats should shut down the Senate until the next election, Lyndon LaRouche said on May 20.

Documentation: From the Senate debate on May 18-19.

Galloway Testimony: British MP Blasts Senate Iraq Charges  

‘Retool Auto Industry, Stop Globalization’  

Labor leaders speak out on “The LaRouche Show.” The guests were Sue Daniels, former vice president of the Texas AFL-CIO, and currently on the national board of the Coalition of Labor Union Women; Eugene Morey, president of United Autoworkers Local 849, Ypsilanti, Mich.; Mark Sweazy, president of United Autoworkers, Aerospace and Agriculture Implement Workers Local 969 in Columbus, Ohio; and Heather Detweiler of the LaRouche Youth Movement in Philadelphia, Pa.

Kentucky Legislator: ‘A Crisis Situation’  

by Marcia Merry Baker

Interview with State Rep. Perry Clark.

Missouri Resolution  

Michigan Resolution  

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

Interviews

Mario Lettieri  

Hon. Lettieri is a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and sits on the Finance Committee. In February 2004 he was the initiator of a motion calling for a New Bretton Woods conference.

Alfonso Gianni  

Hon. Gianni is a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, and of its Commission on Labor and Welfare affairs, who co-sponsored the resolution for a New Bretton Woods.

Elke Fimmen  

Fimmen, a leader of the LaRouche movement in Germany, was one of the authors of Deutschlands Neocons: Wer führt den neoliberalen Großangriff auf den sozialen Bundesstaat?) (Germany’s Neo-Cons: Who Is Out To Destroy the Federal Social State?).

State Rep. Perry Clark  

Clark has been in the Kentucky Legislature for six terms. He has filed a resolution “Urging Congress To Take Emergency Actions To Save the Economy and the Auto Industry.”

Editorial

Once Again, the Transaction Tax  

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