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Volume 42, Number 2, January 9, 2015

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Nicaragua’s Canal: The Maritime Silk Road Comes to the Americas  

by Gretchen Small

The construction of the new passage across the Central American isthmus, connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, the Great Inter-Oceanic Canal across Nicaragua, led by the private Chinese firm HKND, will not only accommodate today’s largest cargo ships; but will transform relations between the Americas and Eurasia, long before its projected completion date of 2020.

Wang Jing: Silk Road Inspires Grand Canal  

Nicaragua Canal: ‘Great Project of Physical and Human Transformation’  

by Gerardo Castilleja

An interview with Dr. Telémaco Talavera, spokesman for the Nicaragua Inter-Oceanic Canal Commission.

China and the Coming Revolution in Global Cargo  

by Dennis Small

International

China Implements the Real American System: Mankind’s Future Lies with the BRICS’ New Silk Road  

by Helga Zepp-LaRouche

The foreword to the forthcoming book on the Schiller Institute’s 30th anniversary conference held last October in Frankfurt, Germany.

On the Brink of World War in 2015?  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

New Year’s celebrations this year were set against the growing danger of world war, and by efforts to prevent the outbreak of conflict in the early moments of 2015.

North, South Korea Seek Peace, While Obama Threatens War  

by Michael Billington

New Year’s messages from both South Korea’s Prime Minister Chung Hong-won, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spoke of the possibility of a summit, and of an inter-Korean dialogue.

Economics

Bankers Panic: Greek Election Could Herald Change in Europe  

by Dean Andromidas

The possibility of an anti-bailout and anti-austerity government coming to power in Greece has sent terror through the European oligarchy, that their Eurozone, the Europe for the bankers, will collapse.

Indian Prime Minister: Science Can Unify the World and Advance Peace  

by Ramtanu Maitra

In his inaugural address to the 102nd Indian Science Congress in Mumbai, Indian Prime Minister Modi said he has placed science and technology at the forefront of his diplomatic engagement with other nations.

Economic Briefs  

National

Will Saudi Role in 9/11 Finally Be Revealed?  

by Nancy Spannaus

Momentum is building toward breaking the Obama Administration’s stonewalling on the release of the classified 28 pages of the Congressional Joint Inquiry on 9/11 report, which deal with the financing of the mass murder of Americans in the 2001 terror attack.

Feature

Wipe Out Wall Street, the Detonator for World War  

by Jeffrey Steinberg

A top British intelligence/financial analyst, writing in the Daily Telegraph, compared the current threat of a systemic financial collapse to the 14th-Century banking crash and onset of the Black Death.

The Four New Laws To Save the U.S.A.: Not an Option: An Immediate Necessity  

by Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr.

Reprinted from EIR, June 13, 2014.

Financing the Global Land-Bridge 2064  

by Paul Gallagher and Michael Kirsch

The Hamiltonian economic measures required to issue masses of credit for large-scale, modern infrastructure platforms. Reprinted from the December 2014 EIR Special Report “The New Silk Road Becomes the World Land-Bridge.”

Editorial

Hamilton’s New York  

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