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Volume 41, Number 49, December 12, 2014

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Zepp-LaRouche Puts BRICS Alternative Before D.C. Audience  

Speaking to more than 100 diplomats, policymakers, and citizens at an EIR seminar in the nation’s capital Dec. 2, Helga Zepp-LaRouche made an impassioned appeal for the United States to join in building the World Land-Bridge, which is now proceeding under the leadership of China and other BRICS nations.

The World at a Crossroads: BRICS Paradigm, or a War of Extinction  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

Zepp-LaRouche’s keynote address to the Dec. 2 EIR seminar in Washington, D.C., on the New Silk Road project. “I think it is a fair statement,” she began, “to say that the future destiny of mankind will depend on the question of whether the United States and, to a secondary degree, Europe, will take up the offer made by President Xi Jinping to President Obama at the press conference during the APEC conference, where Xi invited the United States, and other major nations, to cooperate with a whole set of policies promoted by China and also the BRICS countries.”

International

Merkel, Obama Join Neo-Cons as Danger of World War Rises  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

If we do not change the course of the Obama Administration, the British government, NATO, and the EU, toward Russia and China, an uncontrolled escalation could wipe out the human race.

Putin’s Address to the Federal Assembly  

Open Letter: ‘War in Europe Again? Not in Our Names!’  

In Memoriam: Stanislav Mikhailovich Menshikov: Russian Economist Sought Dialogue with U.S.A., Even in Perilous Times  

by Rachel Douglas

Menshikov and LaRouche: Two Minds; One Mission  

Ethiopia’s Top Priority: Eliminate Poverty and Backwardness  

by Lawrence K. Freeman and Donielle DeToy

Ethiopia has made the development of its people, its most valuable resource, the primary focus of its policies.

The Neo-Liberal Paradigm Is Dead  

by Meles Zenawi

Ethiopia Adopts Rapid Development Approach  

by Lawrence K. Freeman

An interview with Bereket Simon, an advisor to Ethiopian Prime Minister Desalegn.

Economics

Despite Obama’s Happy Talk, Ebola Still Ravaging Africa  

by Debra Hanania-Freeman

President Obama, on a visit to NIH, boasted of his great success in leading the rest of the world in the fight against the Ebola epidemic that has been ravaging West Africa since March. Still, the epidemic continues to spread and the death toll rises.

LaRouche PAC Emergency War Plan Against Ebola  

Conference Report: U.S. High-Speed-Rail Effort Gets a Boost from China  

by Lena Platt and Michael Steger

EIR representatives attended the Dec. 2-4 conference in Los Angeles of the U.S. High Speed Rail Association. This is their report.

South African President Zuma’s Visit Expands Close Ties with China  

by Douglas DeGroot

President Jacob Zuma, accompanied by a large delegation, paid a four-day state visit to China, beginning Dec. 3, to advance his nation’s collaboration with China on trade and economic development.

National

LaRouche: Oust Nuland To Defuse Global War Threat  

Lyndon LaRouche’s message to the weekly LaRouche PAC webcast Dec. 5, as delivered by his spokesman: “The fact is that we are facing a very serious threat of general warfare facing the entire planet today, and this is a result of the strategic provocations against Russia and China, which are being carried out by the British Empire, its bankrupt trans-Atlantic financial system, and the Obama Administration in the United States, in particular.”

Conferences Rally Americans To Join BRICS, New Silk Road  

by Jennifer Kreingold

A report from the Boston Schiller Institute conference, “Why the U.S. Should Join the BRICS and the New Silk Road!” This kicks off a series of events around the nation aimed at bringing the U.S. into collaboration with the BRICS and their allies.

Greetings from the Chinese Consul General in New York  

Editorial

Clean Out the Bushes  

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