Russia appears to be displeased about the missile defense deal with Poland: Russia reacted angrily, saying that the move would worsen relations with the United States that have already been strained s
I have an article up at TAP on NATO and the Russia-Georgia war.
It’s always sad when an interstate war winds down. Except, of course, for all of the people living in the place where the war happens. It’s good for them. Read Dan on the ceasefire. While
It’s very hard at this point to come to any conclusions about the capabilities of either Russian or Georgian forces. I do think we can decisively say that Ralph Peters (Russians are drunken idio
Russia and Georgia have agreed to a ceasefire, although it appears that there is still some shooting going on near Gori. I think that Kevin Drum’s assessment of what happened here is correct; Ru
Moscow McDonalds. Tblisi McDonalds. Sorry, Tom. And on IR Theories that should be taken more seriously, Chris Bertram notes both Russia and Georgia currently rank at 7, the highest democratic score, i
The Times has a fairly grim account of the Georgian retreat from Gori: The Georgian Army was in complete disarray last night after troops and tanks fled the town of Gori in panic and abandoned it to t
For what it’s worth. What happened on the night of Aug. 7 is beyond comprehension. The Georgian military attacked the South Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali with multiple rocket launchers designed