Ottawa

Russia/ Georgia: Now both of you go to your room

The European Union issues a Solomonic judgment about that whole Georgia/Russia/South Ossetia unpleasantness last year, arguing that Georgia violated international law and commenced the shooting war, but that Russia was being a spectacular pain in the neck beforehand and used Georgia’s attack as an excuse to escalate far beyond what defence would have dictated. So really, it’s everyone’s fault. Hey, I’ve got a great idea: Let’s expand NATO to Georgia immediately! That’ll solve… uh… nothing.

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