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Volume 38, Number 38, September 30, 2011

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The Russian ‘Surprise’: Putin Flanks the Empire  

The announcement by Russian President Dmitri Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin “is just the kind of strategic surprise the world needs,” Lyndon LaRouche said. “This assertion of leadership sends a clear message of defiance against the British Empire’s divide-and-conquer games, and represents a major step forward toward a new Pacific-centered recovery program for the entire world.” The decision that Putin will run for the Presidency of Russia in the next elections “is actually a sign of hope for all mankind.”

Feature

G20 Demands Global Weimar; LaRouche Has Only Alternative  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The leaders of the G20 nations, while attempting to reassure the world that they would take “all measures required” to save the system, actually pushed it one step closer to financial Armageddon, writes Helga Zepp-LaRouche, by promising to open the monetary floodgates for hyperinflation, à la Weimar 1923.

Eyewitness Report from Athens: Greece Needs LaRouche’s Solutions To Reverse Crisis, Launch Development  

by Dean Andromidas

A first-hand account from our EIR correspondent, who recently returned from Greece. He writes, “In the view of Greeks today, it is 1940, and Greece is in the position of France; the European Union and the bankers are the Nazi invaders; the Athens government is Vichy, marching to the tune of the invaders; and the United States has yet to enter the war.”

International

Palestinians Take Historic Step to Sovereignty  

by Michele Steinberg

In the face of heavy-handed opposition from the Obama White House and its ally, Israeli thug Netanyahu, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has made an official request for full membership in the United Nations, with the backing of most of the members of the General Assembly. Obama’s veto will prove once again that he is a sworn agent of the British Empire.

Interview: Giovanni Fasanella: The Postwar British Coup Against Italy and the Contrary American Policy  

by Claudio Celani

An interview with the author of a new book exposing the British destabilizations of Italy from 1924 to 1978.

Iran Joins Group of Nuclear Power Nations  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Iran celebrates the completion of its first nuclear power plant, built with Russia’s help, in the port city of Bushehr.

Afghanistan Heads Back to the 1990s as Civil War Looms  

by Ramtanu Maitra

The atrocities in Kabul this month signal an upshift of the British-led policy of chaos and violence in the region.

National

Will Obama Self-Destruct? We Can’t Afford To Wait and See  

by Nancy Spannaus

President Obama’s bizarre behavior at the Congressional Black Caucus meeting Sept. 24 is an indication that he is melting down. Even his staunchest supporters are having trouble defending him.

‘Occupy Wall Street’: The U.S. Indignados  

by Diane Sare

LaRouche Congressional candidate Diane Sare reports on the anti-bailout rally in New York.

Future of Manned Space Exploration: ‘One Planet Is Not Enough’  

Economics

LaRouche’s Seven Necessary Steps: Step Four: ‘Honest Bailouts’ for Bankrupt Cities, States  

by Harley Schlanger

The Obama Administration has funneled trillions of dollars to financial institutions which bankrupted themselves through their reckless speculative gambling, while state and cities are being crushed by soaring deficits, and brutal, increasingly deadly budget cutting to survive.

FERA: Aiding the Cities and States, FDR-Style  

by Nancy Spannaus

Federal Government Must Give Backing to the States  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Among the Gnomes: Swiss Lawmakers Moot Glass-Steagall Law  

Editorial

Toward a Great Pacific Alliance  

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