Tag Archives: South Ossetia
I survived the Georgian war. Here’s what I saw.By Lira Tskhovrebova / October 8, 2008 I blame Georgia’s leaders. Tskhinvali, South Ossetia – In a speech before the United Nations last month, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili implored world leaders to … finish reading The Truth About War Between Georgia and Russia
Ossetia-Russia-GeorgiaBy Noam Chomsky / September 11, 2008 Aghast at the atrocities committed by US forces invading the Philippines, and the rhetorical flights about liberation and noble intent that routinely accompany crimes of state, Mark Twain threw up his hands at … finish reading Noam Chomsky : Even the Cynical Shake Their Heads in Disbelief
And then there’s the near total silence about the strategic importance of Georgia in relation to the transport of oil and natural gas from the central Asian region. This is played out in US news as a clash between eastern … finish reading Perspectives on the Conflict in South Ossetia
‘We the people have maybe 24 hours to make up our own minds.’By Greg Moses / August 9, 2008 Considering the grave implications of the battle that has broken out over South Ossetia, it was puzzling to see the sparse … finish reading Independence in South Ossetia or World War III?