Debacle in Georgia

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Author(s) The Washington Times editorial board
Source The Washington Times
Date August 18, 2008
Quotes-start.png "In recent days, there has been an undertone of complaints from European officials suggesting that "rash" behavior from Georgia provoked Russia - thereby vindicating French and German opposition to admitting Georgia and Ukraine into the alliance. It would be difficult to imagine a more intellectually dishonest reading of the situation. While Georgia's recent behavior in South Ossetia has been far from perfect, Heritage Foundation scholar Ariel Cohen notes that Moscow has been planning a land invasion of Georgia for at least two-and-a-half years." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Georgia should be admitted into NATO on the topic 2008 South Ossetia war.