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Volume 39, Number 31, August 10, 2012

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LaRouche Presents War Plan To Stop World War III  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Lyndon LaRouche’s address to a private gathering in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 2. Against the backdrop of the very real threat of thermonuclear war erupting between the United States and Russia, as a result of the insane provocations of the Obama Administration over Syria and Iran, LaRouche noted that there is the possibility of something good emerging: Recently, a group in the U.K., associated with international finance, have had a kind of “Damascus Road conversion,” and are calling for a revival of Glass-Steagall, at the same time that top military-intelligence figures in the U.S, as well as Russia, have taken a strong war-avoidance stance, which has, so far, kept things from going out of control.

International

Top Israelis Push To Stop Bibi’s Imminent Hit on Iran  

by Nancy Spannaus

An influential group in Israel—top military, intelligence, and political circles, are warning that Netanyahu and Barak intend a near-term attack on Iran—with President Obama cheerleading from the sidelines—thus fueling the danger of global nuclear war.

Will Erdogan’s Dream for a New Ottoman Empire Become a Nightmare?  

by Ramtanu Maitra

Prime Minister Erdogan’s delusion that he can bring back the greatness of the Ottoman Empire, has led to Turkey’s dangerous role in the Syrian crisis, and threatens the integrity and sovereignty of Turkey itself. Ramtanu Maitra reports.

Dr. Bassam El-Hachem: Syria—It’s Not a ‘Civil War’; This Is a Foreign Aggression  

by Christine Bierre

Dr. El-Hachem was interviewed by Christine Bierre for the French newspaper Nouvelle Solidarité, on the crisis in Syria.

Economics

Only Glass-Steagall Can Stop the Disintegration of Europe  

A report from our Wiesbaden Bureau, citing Helga Zepp-LaRouche’s Aug. 5 article in the German weekly of the LaRouche movement, Neue Solidarität. Unlike their more savvy colleagues of the Anglo-American establishment, Europe’s financial elites, notably ECB head Mario Draghi, apparently have not yet got the memo.

Is Geithner Next? Clamor To Jail Banksters Grows  

Book Review: Barofsky Indicts the Bailout, Underscores Need for Glass-Steagall  

by John Hoefle

John Hoefle reviews former TARP Special Inspector General Neil Barofsky’s Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street.

Drought, Hunger, and Now Water Wars Break Out in Mexico  

by Dennis Small

The murderous effects of the drought and heat wave in Mexico, are the result of the failure, since the early 1980s, to carry out the great water projects proposed by Lyndon LaRouche and his ally President López Portillo.

Mexico’s PLHIGON: Watering the Great American Desert  

by Dennis Small

National

LaRouche PAC Gives Congress Agenda To Save the Nation  

by Harley Schlanger and Nancy Spannaus

LPAC organizers roared into Washington over the two-week period leading up to the Congressional recess, with the demand that Congress stay in session to deal with the urgent issues facing the nation: impeach Obama, pass Glass-Steagall, establish a credit system to build NAWAPA.

Will Downing St. Memo Recur on Iran?  

by Annie Machon and Ray McGovern

Intelligence specialists Annie Machon and Ray McGovern contributed this article, which originally appeared on the website consortiumnews.com on July 23.

Defeat Green Fascism

Will the Prince’s Fascists Shut Europe’s Steel Giant?  

by Claudio Celani

The Green fascists of Prince Philip’s WWF are demanding the shutdown of the ILVA steel plant, Europe’s largest, in Taranto, Italy, threatening the economic potential of all of Europe, and the lives of tens of thousands of families.

A Blow to the Greens: Three Gorges Dam Proves Its Worth  

by William Jones

The completion of the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest, is a victory for China, and the world. On July 24, the water flow into the dam’s reservoir reached its highest peak ever, and on July 25, the dam released water at the rate of 43,000 cubic meters per second. The radical Greenies, who repeatedly attempted to prevent the dam’s construction, are furious.

Editorial

A Giant Step for Mankind  

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