by Felix Quigley
August 14, 2008
The vicious attack by the Georgian Government at the prompting of US on the small Ossetian people is a major turning point. The Russians are now drawing all of the lessons from the destruction of Yugoslavia, especially the ethnic cleansing of the Krajina by the combined forces of the US and Tudjman Nazi forces. Many thousands of Serbs, including many elderly and children were murdered in the Krajina and hundreds of thousands were driven from their homes. We on 4international believe the same was tried against Ossetia by the reactionary Georgian leaders in league with US Imperialism. The wonderful Byzantine Blog is alive to the link with the Krajina bitter Serbian experience.
[tart article here from Byzantine Blog from August 13]
NATO Rewrote the Rules
Russia Will Not be Treated Like Serbia
By Dr. Michael Pravica
Re: “McCain calls for U.N. resolution against Russia,” August 11.
I must caution Senator McCain (who is known for his legendary irrational tirades) as we ponder Russia’s recent actions to save South Ossetia from total annihilation and genocide by Georgia lest we start WWIII.
Due to the eagerness of such people as Senator McCain to disregard international law in their fanatical and irrational actions against Serbia, Russia has seen the writing on the wall and is not playing by the “rules” anymore because Senator McCain and many other American “leaders” rewrote them: might makes right.
The West, via NATO, has set the very dangerous precedent, destroying international law, that by occupying territories such as Kosovo, “independence” can be illegally granted de facto. Continue reading