BREAKING NEWS, our media neglects to tell us! "The US govt is putting intense pressure on the E U during the ongoing negotiations to reach an accord on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The publication of 16 confidential TIP negotiation papers provides citizens with an unfiltered insight, offering a fuller transparency for the 800 million people -- over two continents, whose lives will be affected by the biggest bilateral trade agreement in history. While the EU is making its suggestions publicly available, the U.S. insists on keeping their stances on issues secret. Washington utilizes this tactic to ensure a larger scope for negotiations. A must read!