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 Georgia Russia News Links & Stories

Georgia-Russia Newslinks 16-18 September, 2008

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Russia, Europe, USA and Fundamental Geopolitics By F. William Engdahl
Immanuel Wallerstein, “The New World Geopolitical Order: End of Act I”
Georgia: The War Which Will Help McCain Win By Yuri Baranchik
Caucasus: Media Guilty as `Fog of War` Clears
‘Ex-Georgian Defense Minister Blames Saakashvili for War With Russia in Russified South Ossetia’

Georgia: We did everything right, and I'm proud of it - Medvedev
“The Georgian head of state is not just a man we won’t do business with. He’s an unpredictable pathological and mentally unstable drug abuser. Western journalists, that interviewed him not so long ago, know it! A two-hour-long interview on the high – that’s over the edge for a head of state. If NATO needs such a leader - go ahead.”

Video: CNN’s [censored] Interview with Putin: US may have staged Georgian conflict
Stoking Tensions, Risking Confrontation: A High Stakes US Gamble with Russia By Stephen Lendman
Clash in the Caucasus: Rolling back the “unipolar” world By Mike Whitney

Ossetian War: Witnesses reveal ‘Georgian atrocities’

US military trained Georgian commandos

Interview with Russian President Medvedev On Euronews, 2 September, 2008


Crisis in the Caucasus - Russian Perspectives
The Hidden War (History of South Ossetia & Abkhazia)
At the beginning of the 20th Century, Georgia, South Ossetia and Abkhazia were provinces in the Russian Empire. In 1917 Georgia left Russia, but South Ossetia and Abkhazia refused to join the new Georgian Democratic Republic. At the time, the first Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-Ossetian conflict flared up.
Iranian Trump Card. Russia Can Take Control of Persian Gulf
By Radzhab Safarov Global Research, September 1, 2008 Vremya Novostey The recognition of South Ossetia’s and Abkhazia’s independence by Russia is a timely step to protect these republics from new Georgian aggression. However, taking into account the United States’ plans to expedite Georgia’s and Ukraine’s accession to the NATO military-political bloc, the situation near the Russian border

The west is strategically wrong on Georgia By Kishore Mahbubani

US tries to create an 'iron curtain' around Russia
FW Engdahl : US in decline as Russia asserts its rising power view video
Can NATO Survive Georgia? By Immanuel Wallerstein
Amidst all the journalistic brouhaha about a new cold war, most analysts are missing out on the real crisis that has been crystallized by Saakashvili's imprudent excursion into South Ossetia. The very existence of NATO has been put into question.
Putin's Ruthless Gambit
The Bush Administration Falters in a Geopolitical Chess Match By Michael T. Klare
The Medvedev Doctrine and American Strategy By George Friedman (a Stratfor document)
“If a U.S. settlement with Iran is impossible, and a diplomatic solution with the Russians that would keep them from taking a hegemonic position in the former Soviet Union cannot be reached, then the United States must consider rapidly abandoning its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and redeploying its forces to block Russian expansion.” Important reading.
‘Serious Mistakes by the West’
Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder discusses the war in the Caucasus, the possibility of Germany serving as an intermediary in the conflict and his belief in a constructive role for Russia.
The End of the War on Terror and a new New World Order? By Ali Abunimah

Russian South Ossetians Continue to Bury Thousands Killed, as Russia Stands Down … Georgia Celebrates With Eastern European Allies … McCain and Obama the Same as the `New Cold War’ Begins …

US Gambles with Russia: Stoking a Global War? By Stephen Lendman
Russia prefers diplomacy to conflict and seeks alliances with the West and its neighbors. The United States wants conquest - the Eurasian vastness with its huge oil, gas and other resources.
Wag the Dog By Eric Walberg
Was an independent Ossetia inevitable after Kosovo or is it an US election ruse gone wrong, asks Eric Walberg

Deconstructing Brzezinski’s Russia By Jim Miles

The 2008 Crisis in the Caucasus: A Unified Timeline, August 7-16

U.S. citizen was among Georgian commandos

Russia Today: Alex Jones: Sneaky attack on the Russian enclaves
Biden, Obama & The Blood-Dimmed Tide + Tongue of Flame by Chris Floyd
Back to the future: “Chaos and instability Washington’s officlal policy line” By William Bowles, 28 August, 2008
Georgians denounce Saakashvili regime’s aggression by Georgian Peace Committee
Georgia: Blogging The War By Onnik Krikorian, Global Voices
Global Voices' Caucasus Regional Editor Onnik Krikorian speaks to Giga Paitchadze, a veteran Georgian blogger, about the blogs that were set up to report on the conflict.

Bush Escalates Tensions with Russia By Ivan Eland, August 28, 2008

Russia Sets Off Alarm Bells By Ramesh Jaura
A specter is haunting Europe, the specter of a new cold war in the wake of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signing a decree on Tuesday formally recognizing the breakaway Georgian provinces of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent states.
A Bibliography: The Truth About Georgia’s War Against South Ossetia (a massive collection of links to stories and videos)
Georgia-Russia background: The Mysterious ‘Sarkozy Letter’
‘South Ossetia/Abkhazia vs. Georgia Crisis Has Brought Home Uncomfortable Russian `Cold War Lesson’ for the US/NATO and Western Powers’ …
Reinventing the Evil Empire by Stephen Lendman
Reinventing the Evil Empire and beating up on Russia is all part of the new Cold War and the ‘Great Game’.
Russia-Georgia Crisis: Making Money on a New Cold War by Morgan Strong
The prospect of a new Cold War may be unsettling news for many Americans but could be a bonanza for the U.S. military-industrial complex and its think-tank allies.
Aprés la deluge — wracking up the fear quotient By William Bowles, August 20th, 2008
Analysis: Russia-Georgia cyberwar doubted By Shaun Waterman, Aug 18, 2008
Diplomatic rubble By Eric Walberg, August 19th, 2008
Russia develops military forces, strategic alliances to counter US, Fri, 15 Aug 2008 By Niall Green
This is a tale of US expansion not Russian aggression By Seumas Milne
`Russian Ossetians Begin to Bury Thousands Killed, as Russia Stands Down … Georgia Celebrates With Eastern European Allies’
Pole Position: More U.S. Troops Sent to Russian Border By Chris Floyd, Friday, 15 August 2008
“Gori in ruins”? See for yourself + Paul Craig Roberts on Russia Today + Georgia is a US Project
Russia-Asia cooperation a nightmare for US hawks
F. William Engdahl: The Geopolitics of Georgia (3 of 3) August 15, 2008 View Video
Nuclear war by miscalculation
F. William Engdahl: The geopolitics of Georgia pt2 August 14, 2008 View Video
The geopolitics of Georgia
F William Engdahl: There are far bigger stakes being played out in Georgia than a territorial dispute August 13, 2008 View Video
Who’s to blame for the Russian Georgian conflict?
Pepe Escobar: Georgia is a strategic client state of the US with close ties to the Bush administration August 12, 2008 View Video
Russian military 'concerned' by US airlift to Georgia By Staff Writers
Moscow (AFP) Aug 14, 2008
Russia is concerned that US military cargo planes may be delivering more than just humanitarian aid to Georgia, a senior Russian military commander said Thursday.
Putin Walks into a Trap by Mike Whitney
‘Russian Forces May Have Averted US Nuclear Strike’, August 14th, 2008
Declaration of the Georgian Peace Committee, August 12th, 2008
It’s a Proxy War By Bruce G. Gagnon
War in Georgia: The Israeli Connection By Arie Egozi
War in the Caucasus: Towards a Broader Russia-US Military Confrontation? By Michel Chossudovsky
Israel and the US behind the Georgian aggression? By Shraga Elam
South Ossetia: The War has Begun! By Andrei Areshev, Global Research, August 8, 2008
The Real Reason Behind the Military Buildup of Ex-Soviet Republic of Georgia and Its Invasion of Russian South Ossetia
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