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Sounds interesting. Well, even plausible if the same charade happened in 2001. But what does Saakashvili hope to accomplish by this?

One would think that whatever slim hope Georgia had for NATO membership would now be completely lost. A prospective NATO member that attacks Russia AND is on the verge of a civil war. Not exactly the worlds most brilliant publicity campaign.

On the other hand "failing upwards" was the credo of the Bush regime, so I guess he might just be following the script his mentors gave him.

by Trond Ove on Wed May 6th, 2009 at 06:12:17 AM EST
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