HistoryNet.com RSS
ArmchairGeneral.com RSS

HistoryNet.com Articles
America's Civil War
American History
Aviation History
Civil War Times
MHQ
Military History
Vietnam
Wild West
World War II

ACG Online
ACG Magazine
Stuff We Like
War College
History News
Tactics 101
Carlo D'Este
Books

ACG Gaming
Boardgames
PC Game Reviews

ACG Network
Contact Us
Our Newsletter
Meet Our Staff
Advertise With Us

Sites We Support
HistoryNet.com
StreamHistory.com
Once A Marine
The Art of Battle
Game Squad
Mil. History Podcast
Russian Army - WW2
Achtung Panzer!
Mil History Online

Go Back   Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The Best Forums in History > Current Events > Russia, Central Asia, and The Caucasus > South Ossetian Conflict

Notices and Announcements

South Ossetian Conflict Discuss the conflict between Georgia and Russia over South Ossetia.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 25 Aug 08, 13:24
Blitzpuppy's Avatar
Blitzpuppy Blitzpuppy is offline
ACG Senior Online Editor
United_States
Distinguished Service Award ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon Greatest Westerns Campaign Greatest Spy Movies Campaign 
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Posts: 225
Blitzpuppy is on the path to success [1-99] Blitzpuppy is on the path to success [1-99] Blitzpuppy is on the path to success [1-99]
Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Georgia

USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived at Bat'umi delivering humanitarian relief supplies as part of the larger United States response to the government of Georgia's request for humanitarian assistance.... Full Article
Reply With Quote
Facebook Connect and Magazine Promotions

World War II Magazine
$26.95

Armchair General Magazine
$26.95
Military History Magazine
$26.95
  #2  
Old 25 Aug 08, 14:15
Kendrick's Avatar
Kendrick Kendrick is offline
Lieutenant General
UK
ACG Ten Year Service Award ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon Best Pin-Up Of World War II Most Significant/Influential Multi-Role Aircraft C 
Greatest/Best Tank of WW2 Campaign 
 
Real Name: Paul Kendrick
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Norwich
Posts: 3,370
Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500]
Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500] Kendrick is a jewel in the rough [500]
It is good that the US is doing something for Georgia. The presence of a US warship may have some slight deterent effect on Russia. It is as much as can be hoped for given that the West will not give a miltary support for Georgia.
__________________
War is less costly than servitude
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 25 Aug 08, 14:23
Mountain Man's Avatar
Mountain Man Mountain Man is offline
General of the Forums
United_States
ACG Ten Year Service Award ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon Greatest Spy Movies Campaign Best Pin-Up Of World War II 
Most Significant/Influential Tank Campaign Most Significant/Influential Fighter Campaign Most Significant/Influential Multi-Role Aircraft C Tournament 1 and preceding Mini-Polls 
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Colorado Rocky Mts, USA
Posts: 70,304
Mountain Man has disabled reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by kendrick View Post
It is good that the US is doing something for Georgia. The presence of a US warship may have some slight deterent effect on Russia. It is as much as can be hoped for given that the West will not give a miltary support for Georgia.
Might have helped in the NATO nations had all shown up with aid.
__________________
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 25 Aug 08, 19:08
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
Quote:
Originally Posted by MountainMan View Post
Might have helped in the NATO nations had all shown up with aid.
Canada's navy is busy ensure aid arrives in Somalia right now. Aid is need there far more then Georgia. Canada sent cash to Georgia 12th Aug.

Europe aid begun arriving in Georgia August 10th.

The USN is there not so much to deliver aid as to send a message to both Russia and Georgia.
__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 25 Aug 08, 20:36
Bass_Man86's Avatar
Bass_Man86 Bass_Man86 is offline
General of the Forums
United_States
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 
 
Real Name: Out of here!
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Out of here!
Posts: 8,467
Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+]
Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Bass_Man86 has achieved enlightenment [1200+]
Quote:
Originally Posted by PatBC View Post
The USN is there not so much to deliver aid as to send a message to both Russia and Georgia.
Yes, and the one for Russia is the same one that we sent to the Tripolitan pirates early in the 19th Century.
__________________
Give me a fast ship and the wind at my back for I intend to sail in harms way! (John Paul Jones)

Initiated Chief Petty Officer
Hard core! Old School! Deal with it!
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 25 Aug 08, 21:01
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bass_man86 View Post
Yes, and the one for Russia is the same one that we sent to the Tripolitan pirates early in the 19th Century.
__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 26 Aug 08, 01:06
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
Quote:
Originally Posted by MountainMan View Post
Might have helped in the NATO nations had all shown up with aid.
Quote:
"The fact that there are nine Western warships in the Black Sea cannot but be a cause for concern. They include two U.S. warships, one each from Spain and Poland, and four from Turkey," Anatoly Nogovitsyn, the deputy chief of the Russian military's General Staff said.
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsO...44212620080825
__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 26 Aug 08, 01:18
Salinator's Avatar
Salinator Salinator is offline
ACG Forums - Field Marshall
United_States
Distinguished Service Award ACG Ten Year Service Award ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon March Offensive 
Summer Campaign 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 Most Decisive Battle Campaign, 2008 Greatest Westerns Campaign 
Greatest Spy Movies Campaign Greatest Blunders Campaign Best Pin-Up Of World War II Most Significant/Influential Tank Campaign 
Most Significant/Influential Fighter Campaign Most Significant/Influential Multi-Role Aircraft C Tournament 1 of the ACG 2017-2018 Model Forum Group Build 
SPQR Campaign 
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: no man's land
Posts: 18,201
Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+]
Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+] Salinator has achieved enlightenment [1200+]
Quote:
Originally Posted by PatBC View Post
The four from Turkey has always been there, no?
__________________
Prayers.


BoRG


http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/8757/snap1ws8.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 26 Aug 08, 01:24
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
likely but Poland and Spain are a long way from their homeport.
__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 26 Aug 08, 19:38
BrownBear's Avatar
BrownBear BrownBear is offline
Second Lieutenant
United_States
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: MD
Posts: 448
BrownBear is on the path to success [1-99] BrownBear is on the path to success [1-99] BrownBear is on the path to success [1-99]
Looks like a lot of water.
Thats kind of awkward:
Georgia is ranked third worldwide for water reserves per person

Water is #10 out of Georgia exports:
http://www.georgiatoday.ge/article_details.php?id=5261
10. Waters, mineral and aerated waters
CN code: 2202

Total value of exported goods: USD 29,364,300

Export markets: United Kingdom, Belgium, Portugal, Armenia, Italy, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Slovakia, Netherlands, USA, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Greece, Cyprus, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Israel, Slovenia, Tajikistan, India, Bulgaria, Iraq, Poland, United Arab Emirates, Germany

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

  #11  
Old 26 Aug 08, 19:47
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
Oh come on

Canada is number #1 for water reserves in the world but in a disaster or a war clean bottled water is and will still be a livesavers for Canadians.

Besides you think a Destroyer at sea can suddenly product tents or most other emergency equipement besides food and water?

__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 26 Aug 08, 19:49
PatBC's Avatar
PatBC PatBC is offline
General of the Forums
Canada
ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon 100 Greatest Generals, 2008 
 
Real Name: Pat
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Courtenay, BC
Posts: 5,703
PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300] PatBC is on a distinguished road [300]
To add the Turkish, Polish, Spanish and US warships a German warship is now in the Black sea according to Russia.
__________________
FoxNEWS "The World is unfair and we are running scared"
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 26 Aug 08, 19:59
Mountain Man's Avatar
Mountain Man Mountain Man is offline
General of the Forums
United_States
ACG Ten Year Service Award ACG 5 Year Service Ribbon Greatest Spy Movies Campaign Best Pin-Up Of World War II 
Most Significant/Influential Tank Campaign Most Significant/Influential Fighter Campaign Most Significant/Influential Multi-Role Aircraft C Tournament 1 and preceding Mini-Polls 
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Colorado Rocky Mts, USA
Posts: 70,304
Mountain Man has disabled reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by bass_man86 View Post
Yes, and the one for Russia is the same one that we sent to the Tripolitan pirates early in the 19th Century.
I suppose you mean the Barbary Pirates?

Really? We are actually going to start a military action against Russia as we did against those pirates?

Sources, please?
__________________
Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?
Reply With Quote
Reply

Please bookmark this thread if you enjoyed it!


Thread Tools
Display Modes



Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 21:04.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.