U.S. Using Anti-Terror War to Gain World Oil Reserves - Soviet
On the pretext of fighting international terrorism the United States
trying to establish control over the world's richest oil reserves,
Shebarshin, ex-chief of the Soviet Foreign Intelligence Service, who
the Russian National Economic Security Service consulting company,
an interview for the Vremya Novostei newspaper.
Using the anti-terrorist cause as a cover the United States has
Afghanistan, Iraq and will soon move to impose their "democratic
the Greater Middle East, Shebarshin said. "The U.S. has usurped the
attack any part of the globe on the pretext of fighting the terrorist
threat," Shebarshin said.
Referring to his meeting with an unnamed al-Qaeda expert at the Rand
Corporation, a nonprofit research organization in the U.S., Shebarshin
"We have agreed that [al-Qaeda] is not a group but a notion."
"The fight against that all-mighty ubiquitous myth deliberately linked
Islam is of great advantage for the Americans as it targets the
Muslim regions," Shebarshin emphasized.
With military bases in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan,
said, the United States has already established control over the
region - one of the world's largest oil reservoirs.