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Volume 33, Number 14, April 7, 2006

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Halliburton’s War  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

Explosive new reports document how Coalition Provisional Authority proconsul Paul Bremer, during his tenure in Iraq, wrecked the potential for a viable exit strategy, and gave a license to steal to Dick Cheney’s Halliburton and other “private military corporations” (PMCs).

What Rohatyn Wants To Hide  

Halliburton’s Gross Profiteering Record in Cheney’s Iraq War  

by Carl Osgood

Today’s Neo-Feudalism and the Crusades  

by Gerald Rose

When the advocates of privatizing U.S. military functions today speak of “a return to neo-feudalism,” they are not being metaphorical. Their actual model is the Crusades—the medieval wars by private armies against what were then incipient nation-states.

National Economy

LaRouche Brings Water, Power Proposals to Mexico  

by Gretchen Small

Lyndon LaRouche visited Monterrey, Mexico on March 29, to address the 27th Symposium on International Economics: “Visionomics: Challenges and Proposals for Mexico,” held on the campus of the Monterrey Technological Institute.

Power, Water, and Transport: The Prospect for Mexico  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s speech in Monterrey. Calling for a return to nuclear power, LaRouche said, “We can no longer live as primitives, going back to nature. We must now begin to create the environment we require to maintain a higher quality of life. And Mexico’s a good place to do it. I think Mexicans would appreciate doing that.”

National

Growing Backlash to ‘Coup on the Installment Plan’  

by Edward Spannaus

The Constitution-be-damned attitude of the Bush-Cheney Administration has provoked significant institutional opposition.

George Bush Is a Very Destructive Man; He Needs To Be Removed from Office  

An interview with Dr. Justin Frank.

Economics

Congress Reads ‘My Pet Goat’ As Planes Hit U.S. Auto Towers  

by Paul Gallagher

The U.S. auto sector is collapsing, and Congress is making no effort to retool this industrial capability for the major, modern infrastructural tasks and projects which are vital for the nation.

‘LaRouche’s Solution Will Work for Us’  

An interview with Mark Sweazy.

State Leaders Move To Save Auto Industry  

Walter Reuther’s 1940 Plan: Using the Machine-Tool Principle To Save the U.S. Industrial Republic  

by Richard Freeman

Documentation: Reuther’s retooling plan to build rail and housing.

Reuther’s ‘Atoms for Peace’  

Rohatyn’s Suez Booted Out of Argentina  

by Cynthia R. Rush

A Felix Rohatyn-linked French water company took over a privatized Argentine water company, in order to loot it.

Documentation: From a press conference by Argentine Planning Minister Julio De Vido.

After LYM Intervention: Rohatyn Repudiates FDR on Infrastructure  

International

Destabilization Spreads Over Europe, Both East and West  

Instability is sweeping through Europe, threatening to topple governments, and creating the danger of fascist regimes.

The British Monarchy and Hitler  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Unfair Sanctions Against Belarus Won’t Stop Our Independent Development  

An interview with Mikhail Khvostov.

Voters Lash ‘Orange’ President in Ukraine  

by Rachel Douglas

Defend Germany Against Globalized Fascism!  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Berlin Conference Puts on the Table a Bold New Proposal for Iran  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

A report from a conference of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, on “The Nuclearization of the Broader Middle East as a Challenge for Transatlantic Policy Coordination.”

The ICG Proposal for Negotiation with Iran  

An interview with Dr. Tim Guldimann.

Iran’s Position on Nuclear Controversy  

An interview with Dr. Ali Soltanieh.

Netanyahu Smashed: It’s the Economy, Stupid!  

by Dean Andromidas

Russia, India, China Seek ‘Mechanism’ for Trilateral Cooperation  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Interviews

Mark Sweazy  

The president of UAW Local 969, in Columbus, Ohio, Sweazy is mobilizing pressure on Congress to retool the auto industry, to rebuild collapsing infrastructure.

Mikhail Khvostov  

His Excellency Khvostov is the Ambassador of Belarus to the United States. He earlier served as Ambassador to Canada, an advisor to the President of Belarus, served as Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Dr. Tim Guldimann  

Dr. Guldimann is the former Swiss Ambassador to Iran. He presented the International Crisis Group’s proposal for solving the conflict with Iran, at the Berlin conference of the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt.

Dr. Ali Soltanieh  

His Excellency Dr. Soltanieh is the permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

Dr. Justin Frank  

Dr. Frank, a Washington, D.C.-based psychoanalyst and Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University Medical School, is the author of the bestselling book, Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President.

Editorial

Stop the Occupation of Iraq!  

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