Did US officials know about Georgia’s plans to attack its breakaway region? The issue deserves a special hearing in the US Congress, according to American political commentator Pat Buchanan.
It’s like the Cold War – US diplomat
‘We are not used to having democracies attacked’, says former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage. He says Washington didn’t encourage Georgia to start the war.
Syria: we’ll host Russian missile system
Syria says it’s ready to put a Russian missile system on its soil as a counterweight to U.S. plans to deploy a missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic. The offer was made during a meeting between Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad and President Dmitry Medvedev in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Georgia is boosting military offensive potential – Russia
Russia is very concerned about the recent growth of Georgia’s military potential, according to the Deputy Chief of Russia’s General Staff, Colonel General Anatoly Nogovitsyn.