Journalist and Professor. Lucio Caracciolo is the Editor of Limes, Italian Review of Geopolitics, the leading publication in Italy in international affairs. Since 2000 he also directs Heartland, Eurasian Review of Geopolitics. From 1976 to 1982 he has been editor and then head of the political division of la Repubblica. Dr. Caracciolo is a commentator for numerous Italian and foreign newspapers and has written articles and essays for Italian, German, American, and French scientific publications.