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Big Business & Bolsheviks

(Excerpted from Chapter 17: Caspian Sea Oil Grab: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While the Four Horsemen veered south to non-OPEC oilfields in Venezuela, Mexico and Colombia; a bigger prize awaited north of the increasing unstable Persian Gulf, in the Caspian Sea region of Central Asia, until 1989 part of the Soviet Union.  The region contains over 200 billion barrels of crude and an estimated 6.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. [713] Continue reading

The Council On Foreign Relations

1989  Oaxaca-Zipolite (4)Two nights ago NBC Nightly News reported the massacre of 43 college students Tlatelolco in the Mexican state of Guerrero.  Though the students had been protesting austerity measures, and while Guerrero has long been a hotbed of leftist Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR) rebel activity, the report depicted the slaughter as some random act of violence carried out by Mexican drug cartels. Continue reading