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Putin is Intentionally Making the Georgia Situation Worse

Posted by Jeff Id on August 29, 2008

This could be the #1 issue come election day. Now Putin is going more directly at the US. This of course has no basis in reality so why? The reason is actually obvious, he wants the conflict, he needs it to ratchet up the tension.

While the rest of us are watching an election on TV this guy is doing everything he can to make the situation worse. He needs to turn the European public even further against the US. Their governments have their own intel and don’t even give it a second thought but the populations. Especially the Russian population are going to eat it up.

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How Russia Started the Battle With Georgia

Posted by Jeff Id on August 28, 2008

As I have read more about this situation, some things are becoming more clear. Russia claimed they were attacked first and were just preventing genocide.  The comments came almost immediately and overran a huge chunk of Georgia with an estimated 2000 tanks.

I had an inkling that Georgia didn’t attack first through early news reports.  After that I found an interview (speech) by the Georgian president HERE where it became more clear that Russia has been planning this for some time by a large scale military buildup on the border with Georgia.  The Georgians had warned that Russia was constructing huge tank bases right over the border.

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