ISIS, Oil and Turkey: Ankara’s Illegal Trade with the Terrorists
By RT, March 24 2016
An RT Documentary crew filming in northern Syria has seen Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) documents abandoned by retreating terrorists and found by the Kurds that, along with captured IS recruits, provide a stunning insight into the alleged Turkey-IS oil trade links.
By John Ward, March 25 2016
At this month’s National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese Premier Le Keqiang boasted that the central government would increase its poverty alleviation budget by 43.4 percent this year and lift at least 10 million people out of poverty by year’s end and another 55 million by 2020.
The Fiction of U.S. Economic Recovery. Can You Figure Out What This Chart Means?
By Mike Whitney, March 23 2016
The U.S. economy is in the throes of the lousiest recovery since World War 2. “But how can that be”, you ask?