Video (6min 9sec): Blame for Russian Georgian conflict?
Would you like some perspective on the Russian conflict with Georgia? Here it is.
Pepe Escobar: Georgia is a strategic client state of the US with close ties to the Bush administration
"If you believe the very very loud hordes of Russian haters in The US - politicians, lobbyists, corporate media - we're back to the 'Cold War',
The Russian Bear is like the invasion of Hungary in '56 and Chekoslovakia in '68. This is absolute rubbish!
"It (Georgia) is basically a US client state in the middle of the Caucuses.
Mikheil Saakashvili, the Georgian president, unpopular at home, implicated in monstrous corruption scandals, thought the Bejing Olympics gave him a fabulous way to solve the problems Georgia with separatist South Ossitia, since 1989 for that matter. So, he staged a surprise invasion..."