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Nuclear War?

Video (4min 5sec): The Geopolitics of Georgia Part 2 of 3 - Nuclear war by miscalculation. "President Bush announced that US troops will provide humanitarian aid to Georgia. Meanwhile the war of words continued.

F. William Engdahl: "What Washington is playing with here is nuclear war by miscalculation thinking that theycan outflank the Russians psychologically and militarily.

I think this was a clear signal from the Russian government that they have drawn a line in the sand in Georgia that they're not going to allow this kind of military adventurism from Georgia to take these areas back - South Ossitia and Akazia, both of which fought a war to be independent of Georgia in the early 90s.

"This region, including Georgia, has been essentially a part of the Russian empire for 200 years. But Georgia is independent and has been since the early 90s. Russia's not demanding that Georgia become a part of greater Russia, but what it's demanding is that Georgia stay neutral visa-vis NATO..."