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Volume 33, Number 7, February 17, 2006

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Economy Despite Alan Greenspan: What Connects the Dots?  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

LaRouche addresses the most pressing problem of our time: the inability of world leaders to cope with the onrushing physical-economic breakdown of the “globalized” free-market system. The pivotal issue on which the crucial strategic and related matters of policy-reform hang, which has not been generally grasped, he writes, is “the battle of the giants, the titanic struggle, begun in 1763-1776, between the Anglo-Dutch Liberal system and the legacy of the American System of political-economy.” In order to overcome this deficit in understanding, it is necessary to return to the basic principles of economics and scientific methodology generally.

International

From Islamophobia to War: The Danish Cartoon Affair  

by Michelle Rasmussen, Tom Gillesberg, and Dean Andromidas

The controversy is being orchestrated on both sides, to stoke the flames of a Clash of Civilizations. As Lyndon LaRouche warned, it is the “London-centered synarchist circles who are orchestrating this showdown,” whose aim is to set up a one-world fascist bankers’ dictatorship. Cooperating with London is U.S. resident synarchist George P. Shultz.

Shultz and Aznar: Nazis Seeking War with Islam  

Dealing with Russia: As in 1907, Wrong Again  

by Rachel Douglas and Allen Douglas

National

Under Fire for Plame Leak, Cheney Builds NSA Stone Wall  

by Edward Spannaus

Informed sources indicate that it was Cheney, not President Bush, who was behind the illegal surveillance of Americans, and thus it is Cheney who is also most vulnerable in this case, if and when the true scope of the spying operation becomes known.

Documentation: From the Appeals Court opinion on the Valerie Plame leak.

‘Might Makes Right’: Gonzales Follows Hitler’s Carl Schmitt  

by Elisabeth and Anno Hellenbroich

Part 2 of a series on the Nazi “Crown Jurist.”

Congressional Closeup  

by Carl Osgood

History

Frederick Douglass: ‘Knowledge Unfits a Child To Be a Slave’  

by Denise M. Henderson

To commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King, we reprint this article from EIR, Feb. 3, 1995. Frederick Douglas was a source of inspiration for the Kings’ work.

Douglass: Education Will Subvert the Slave System  

From a speech by Frederick Douglass on Dec. 1, 1850, called “The Nature of Slavery,” in Rochester, New York.

Book Reviews

Our Sordid Love Affair with London’s Muslim Brotherhood  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam, by Robert Dreyfuss.

Enron: A Mere Symptom of the Post-Industrial Culture of Corruption  

by Harley Schlanger

Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story, by Kurt Eichenwald.

Editorial

Endgame for Cheney?  

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