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Volume 32, Number 31, August 5, 2005

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Warning From Lyndon LaRouche: Cheney’s ‘Guns of August’ Threaten the World  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

LaRouche drew attention to the report by a retired CIA official in American Conservative magazine, that Dick Cheney ordered the Strategic Command to prepare contingency plans for a conventional and tactical nuclear strike against in Iran, in the event of a “new 9/11-style attack” on the United States—even if Iran had nothing to do with it. LaRouche further emphasized eyewitness reports of Cheney’s state of mind: a veritable “Hitler in the bunker,” lashing out at even Republican Senators who fail to follow his orders.

CONPLAN 8022: Nuclear Pre-Emptive War Doctrine  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

‘The Guns of August: Hitler in the Bunker’  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Interview with Lyndon LaRouche by Utah radio host Jack Stockwell, on Salt Lake City’s KTKK radio.

International

How To Save Europe From Its Life-or-Death Crisis  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Chancellor candidate of Germany’s Civil Rights Movement Solidarity party (BüSo), released this campaign platform as part of the drive toward the Sept. 18 elections: “Back to the D-Mark for a Policy of Directed Growth! Germany’s Economy Must Grow Again! For a New, Just World Economic Order!”

Rising Above Regional Turmoil: Gulf States and the Eurasian Land-Bridge  

by Dr. Mohammad El-Sayed Selim

Dr. Mohammad El-Sayed Selim of Egypt presented this paper to EIR’s June 28-29 Berlin seminar.

The Danger of a U.S. Strike Against Iran  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

At the Berlin seminar, Lyndon LaRouche addressed the issue raised in Dr. Selim’s speech.

Brawls in Britain Over Iraq/Terror Link  

by Mary Burdman

London’s Chatham House think-tank affirms that the Iraq War is crippling British intelligence and raising the terror risk to Britain itself.

Afghan Opium Explosion Worries Asian Leaders  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Economics

U.S. Auto Supplier Sector in Worst Shape Ever  

by Richard Freeman

The lunatic “shareholder value” policies of the Big Three automakers are driving their parts suppliers—without which they cannot exist as productive enterprises—into bankruptcy.

China’s Controlled Reform To Keep Currency Stable  

by Mary Burdman

China Currency Collapse Would Finish Dollar  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Food Cartel Imports Shrink Another U.S. Crop’s Production: Apple Orchards  

by Marcia Merry Baker and John Hoefle

Last Chance To Stop Avian Flu Pandemic?  

by Colin Lowry

Andean Presidents End War on Drugs  

by Luis Vásquez

National

Bipartisan Revolt in Senate Defies Cheney Thuggery  

by Edward Spannaus and Nancy Spannaus

A bipartisan group of Senators, including Republicans John Warner, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; Lindsey Graham, a former military prosecutor; and former Vietnam POW John McCain, voted against ending debate on the Defense Authorization bill, until their amendments regarding the treatment of detainees can be seriously considered by the Senate.

Constitutional Opposition Grows to Rumsfeld Base-Closing Plans  

by Carl Osgood

Mississippi Officials Blast DoD Overreaching  

by Judy DeMarco

Senators Tell Bush: Hands Off VA Hospitals  

by Patricia Salisbury

Intelligence Reorganization Is a Tough, Uphill Battle  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Interview with Victor Marchetti.

Departments

From the Congress  

At a forum of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Democratic members of the House Government Reform Committee, intelligence experts spoke on the implications of the “outing” of CIA operative Valerie Plame.

Investigation

The Nazi Rat-Lines: Time To Rid America of the ‘Dulles Complex’  

by William F. Wertz, Jr.

The very British, American, French, Swiss, and Benelux Synarchist financiers and cartel bosses who helped put Hitler in power, regrouped after World War II to support the Nazi banking and cartel elites. To this end, they jointly created the “rat-lines”—escape routes to whisk leading Nazis and their financial resources abroad, away from possible prosecution for war crimes. Key to the operation were Allen, John Foster, and Avery Dulles.

Interview

Victor Marchetti  

Marchetti served for several decades in the CIA, including as executive assistant to the Deputy Director. He is the author of The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence (1974), one of the most widely read and important books critiquing the intelligence community at that time.

Editorial

The Mentality of Evil  

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