A Year After: The South Ossetian War

Ayear ago this week, Georgia attacked Russia.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 08/05/2009 12:00 am EDT

Ayear ago this week, Georgia attacked Russia. It was like Jamaica attacking the United States. It was such a foolish and foredoomed act that at first most people believed the Georgian propaganda blaming it all on the Russians. Surely Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili wouldn't do something so utterly stupid. But he did—and he lost, of course.

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