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Volume 33, Number 42, October 20, 2006

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How Not To Play Chess  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche reviews Michael Isikoff and David Horn, Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War. LaRouche emphasizes that today, “when the presently onrushing general collapse of the world’s present monetary-financial system, is the principal imperative accelerating the Bush-Cheney drive toward immediate launching of new major wars, the typical critic of the current war-policy of that administration, refuses to take the actually determining onrush of the presently threatened, global economic breakdown crisis itself into consideration, in assessing the war-danger as such.”

Investigation

Chicago Boys’ Bloody Hand Behind Cheney Campus Gestapo  

by Anton Chaitkin

Lynne Cheney’s strategists from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) are a gang bred at the University of Chicago around Leo Strauss, and their project is far deadlier than the street-variety Mafia killers that blackened Chicago’s reputation.

The British Pedigree of Lynne Cheney  

From Train to Trash, Top Down & Dirty  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Horowitz’s Hit-List  

Horrorwitchers at UCLA Attack the ‘Dirty Thirty’  

ACTA Plans Strategy at Athena Roundtable  

International

Russians See ‘Permanent War’ Escalation as Aimed at Them  

by Rachel Douglas

The decision announced by Russia’s state-owned firm Gazprom, to drop U.S. interests from its giant Shtokman offshore natural gas project, both as potential co-developers and as future customers, gives an indication of how Moscow perceives the world strategic lineup.

Can Genocide in Iraq Be Stopped?  

by Muriel Mirak-Weissbach

Economics

Globalization’s Policy of Famine: Wheat Supplies Plunge  

by Marcia Merry Baker

The 2006 world production level for wheat and all other grains combined—is below the average annual level of world grain consumption, for the sixth year, out of the last seven. Therefore, world stockpiles have been drawn down to the level of shortages.

IMF/World Bank-Imposed Globalization Leading Bangladesh Further into Hell  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Putin Offers Germany Industrial Cooperation  

by Rainer Apel

Reality Bursts Mortgage Bubble and Greenspan’s Fantasies  

by Richard Freeman

Business Briefs  

National

Bipartisan Briefing Focuses on Cheney’s October Surprise  

by Carl Osgood

Rep. Dennis Kucinich co-hosts testimony on Vice President Cheney’s push for a military attack on Iran.

Another Confrontation in the Middle East?  

by Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Interventionist U.S. Policy Is a Failure  

by Rep. Ron Paul

U.S. Attack Would Bolster Iran Government  

by Dr. Trita Parsi

Testimony by the president of the National Iranian American Council.

National News  

Science & Technology

Fusion Torch Can Create New Raw Materials  

by Marjorie Mazel Hecht

The fusion torch can create new mineral resources from ordinary dirt and rock, and get rid of waste by reducing it to its constituent elements.

Editorial

Whose War Is This?  

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