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Russian general staff chief Gen. N. Makarov warned at a media briefing in Moscow on September 12 that revolutions patterned on the Libyan one can recur in Central Asia.

The emerging rapprochement between Kyiv and Warsaw which was underscored by V. Yanukovych's recent meeting with B. Komorowski is drawing the attention of the US watchers. For the US, Poland is a dependable partner whom Washington can entrust with serious geopolitical missions.

A decade ago, the World Trade Center was destroyed in “a terrorist attack” on September 11 in New York. Contrary to all efforts made by the Empire's propaganda and (dis)information machine, the belief in the complicity of hawks from G. Bush's Administration in the whole story did not recede from public discourse but, instead, gained tens of millions of followers worldwide...

The fall of M. Gadhafi's regime will come as a huge success of the globalization forces seeking to establish a new world order. The proportions of the campaign the West launched in Libya and the level of sophistication of the technologies employed were impressive regardless of the accompanying political assessments – altogether they combined into a fundamental political initiative with far-reaching historical goals.

Tobias Owen: «Jupiter is a contribution to human knowledge and experience, in the same way that listening to the music of Mozart»

Question: Dear Dr. Owen, thank you very much for agreeing to give this interview and answer our questions.

Wide-scale protest movements in the Middle East have not overshadowed the Afghan issue - on the contrary they have somehow clarified the state of things in Afghanistan. Now it is clear that in 2011 the situation there has become even more complicated: mass mop-up operations by US and NATO forces did not lead to the decline of Taliban and the situation is a stalemate.

NATO’s military operation against Libya, conducted mainly by the armed forces of the US, France and Britain, is speeding up the formation of a new system of international relations. At the same time the war serves as a firing ground for testing the strategy of the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) in real combat situation as well as the efficiency of new weapons …

Anders Breivik already seems to have emerged as one of the XX century's top-famous terrorists. Day by day, his popularity visibly grows not only in the ranks of the European radical right but also among the Europeans with otherwise mainstream views.

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the New York Trade Center left the world divided. The US Administration and its giant propaganda machine made huge efforts to convince their audiences that the terrorist act had been perpetrated by Al Qaeda, but the developments that followed pointed with utmost clarity to its real authors – an influential US, British or Israeli clique which masterminded the plot to put history on their own course.

“Arab Spring” is dramatically shifting the regional balance of power in the Middle East and North Africa creating a new status of winners and losers. Arab uprising challenges Turkish foreign policy which is based on ‘’zero problems’’ policy with its neighbors. Turkey’s most significant challenge is to define its role in  “New Arab Order” as a regional soft power. Moreover Ankara is facing risks and dilemmas in an unstable neighborhood which extends from the Middle East to Mediterranean Sea.

Ankara’s statecraft could be analyzed by four parameters which expose vital strategies and useful conclusions: a. the consequences of Arab revolts on Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s doctrine of “zero problems” with neighbors, b. Ankara’s reactions to upheavals in Egypt, Libya and Syria, c. the Turkish moderate Islamic model, d. the redrawing of geopolitical alliances in the Middle East.

The regions of the Middle East and North Africa are great importance for the Turkish government.  In his victory post- elections speech prime- minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled his foreign policy for the  Muslim populations.  He selected to address as Mideastern leader stating “all friendly and brotherly nations from Baghdad, Damascus, Beirut, Cairo, Sarajevo, Baku and Nicosia…The hopes of the victims and the oppressed have won,” and, “Beirut has won as much as İzmir. West Bank, Gaza, Ramallah, Jerusalem have won as much as Diyarbakır. The Middle East, the Caucasus and the Balkans have won, just as Turkey has won.”[1] Thus, “Arab Spring” enforces Turkey to review its foreign policy in order to adjust its orientation to the new geopolitical regional environment.