The Global Times ran on Feb. 22 a commentary titled “A Greek crisis could impact China’s Market”, by Prof. Liang Haiming, chief economist of China Silk Road iValley Research Institute, a Guangzhou-based think tank.
On March 7, Harley Schlanger, who has been a close collaborator of American economist Lyndon LaRouche for many years, addressed an audience of some 100 businessmen and German reserve officers in Frankfurt, Germany, on the British-orchestrated coup against U.S. President Donald Trump. The event was organized jointly by the International Division of the Commissions of the Economic Council Hessen, a business association associated with the CDU, and the Reservistenkameradschaft of Frankfurt, on the theme “Who Is Out To Sabotage the ‘Trump Revolution’ and Why?” Schlanger was the only guest speaker at the event which was attended by 100 guests, half of them in uniform.
A conference on the “Forgotten War Crimes in Yemen” was held in Berlin on Feb. 25 at the initiative of Yemeni citizens living in Germany, to raise awareness of the urgent need to put an end to what is clearly the mass murder of the Yemenite people. Two representatives of the Schiller Institute spoke on the topic “Stop the genocide, peace through development”, bringing in the role Yemen can play in the New Silk Road perspective. They also read a statement from Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the president of the Schiller Institute, which we publish below.
Dr. Ahmed Kedidi, a former Tunisian diplomat and guest lecturer in many Arab strategic studies institutions, published a syndicated op-ed on Feb. 28, 2017 in the leading Qatari daily Al-Sharq titled “The Dream of American Politician Lyndon LaRouche Becomes True One Third of a Century Later”. It was also taken up in several other Arabic newspapers and websites. Dr. Kedidi is a long-time friend of Helga and Lyndon LaRouche, and a frequent participant in Schiller Institute conferences in the 1980s and ’90s. Currently a resident of Qatar, he has also signed many petitions circulated by the Schiller Institute. The following has been translated from the Arabic.
After interviewing Jacques Cheminade, until recently President of the French party Solidarité et Progrès, RTL announced in an article on Feb. 21 that the presidential hopeful had over 500 written pledges from mayors to sponsor his candidacy, which is the minimum needed to be able to run for the French presidency. After that article, virtually all major media covered Cheminade’s statement (AFP, Les Echos, France Soir, Le Figaro, Libération, Europe 1, France Info, France TV Info, etc.), and a number of them took statements from his campaign staff as well, including AFP. The candidate also gave an excellent 20-minute interview to the news channel LCI on Feb. 24.
EIR News Service today pre-released a special report on Feb. 21 titled Obama and Soros Color Revolutions – Nazis in Ukraine, 2104, USA, 2017?, which will also be distributed at rallies on Feb. 23 in many cities in the United States as well as in Germany.
Immediately following the Feb. 16 press conference by Donald Trump, Lyndon LaRouche commented that if his presidency is to be successful, he must move quickly to re-instate Glass-Steagall bank separation and to rein in Wall Street, as he pledged to do during the election campaign. In fact, over the past weeks, as the threat of a new financial crash grows, there has been a surge of support in the United States for re-establishing a strict separation between deposit and investment banks, as mandated under the Glass-Steagall Act.
The recently-relaunched San Francisco Review of Books just published the first of a two-part interview with Lyndon LaRouche, conducted in January by Joseph Ford Cotto. In his introduction to the interview, Cotto speaks highly of LaRouche, as follows:
In a speech before the Major Cities Police Chiefs Association (MCCA) Winter Conference on Feb. 8 in Washington, Donald Trump announced a major war on drugs, to be directed by Homeland Security Secretary, Gen. (ret.) John Kelly. The next day, he announced a new Task Force, to be headed by the new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fierce opponent of Barack Obama’s drug legalization policies, “to focus on destroying transnational criminal organizations and drug cartels.”
The Chinese news agency Xinhua published an article on Feb. 10 based on an interview with Helga Zepp-LaRouche, under the headline, “Interactions between Chinese, U.S. Leaders Very Positive Signs of Ties — German Expert”.