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Putin on Georgia – Bush may Have Started War to Help McCain

Posted by Jeff Id on August 29, 2008

It’s real, absolutely incredible

If my suppositions are confirmed, then there are grounds to suspect that some people in the United States created this conflict deliberately in order to aggravate the situation and create a competitive advantage for one of the candidates for the U.S. presidency. And if that is the case, this is nothing but the use of the called administrative resource in domestic politics, in the worst possible way, one that leads to bloodshed.

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Absolutely incredible, if this really can be demonstrated to be true .. … . wow.

There is also the possibility that Putin wants Obama who supports weaker stances on international policies. Read the Georgian president’s comments HERE.

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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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When Dictatorships Invade

Posted by Jeff Id on August 21, 2008

When Poland was invaded by the Germans in WW2 in 1939 less than 70 years ago. The Germans claimed the comparatively weak polish army was the aggressor. The Russians followed into Poland only 3 weeks later, taking over a portion of the weakened country. Twenty percent of Polands population was lost before the war ended. Read the rest of this entry »

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Georgia President Discussing Russian Motives — Worth reading.

Posted by Jeff Id on August 16, 2008

Teleconference Transcript of President Saakashvili’s Briefing

Held at 13:00 CET, Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Good morning. The President of Georgia will make a brief statement, then answer questions.

PRESIDENT: I’d like to briefly describe the situation. Russian tanks have advanced since morning, and moved into the town Gori. They have destroyed buildings, blown up and rampaged through houses. There has been looting by Russian troops, shooting at some people, theft of furniture, computers, everything valuable. Read the rest of this entry »

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