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

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2009 repeat performance?

Since Russia failed in achieving its goals last year a number of experts are predicting a reprisal of last years events. The troops are already in place with the Kavkaz 2009 exercises ongoing. Possibly the best time for the attack would be on or right after July 6 when the exercises end. Doing it right after Obama visit would leave the impression of Obama approval on the move. The toothless response to Iran's events suggest that Obama would at best express grave concern and leave it at that.

I'd give the percentage of this happening at 25%. Russia's economy is in serious trouble and the attack would rattle it further - I'd think Putin is not willing to risk it now. Also I see little evidence of a build-up of incidents that preceded the previous war. Of course that could be fixed quickly.
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What was it "goals"?

I don´t agree with them.
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Then there are two of us. I don't agree with the goals either. Let's go demonstrate!
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I am demonstrating all I can but nobody notices it...
can you quickly remind me off what I am demonstrating ageist?
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The goals of course!
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So waving a greenpeace flag isn´t going to help much? Curses...
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Waving a greenpeace flag won't hurt. You'll do that and I'll wave the Georgian flag and we'll be fine.
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Well in some way that might make sense...
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Sadly, I could see this. Obama didn't care the first time around he's sure as hell not going to care now. He's not exactly the most concerned with human or civil rights abroad.
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Now PP(est)I do wonder if you are not mixing Georgia with Russia?

The one who failed with his goals was obiusly Mad Miho...
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Georgia's democracy is still in place so Mad Miho is still on track with his goals.
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Not those goals... "To reastablish constitution order" wasn´t that what they said?

Yes "Democracy"
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Possibly the best time for the attack would be on or right after July 6 when the exercises end. Doing it right after Obama visit would leave the impression of Obama approval on the move.
What? Still no attack by today (July 9th)? Obama is away, yet.. Now that's really strange... Maybe tomorrow?
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maybe tomorrow. I hope not though.
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Have you heard about "Silverarken" and the Korpilombolo sect?
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