[ExI] who attack who
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 00:44:28 UTC 2008
On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 10:42 PM, Aleksei Riikonen <aleksei at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Stefano Vaj <stefano.vaj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Did anybody really believed in the States that the war had been
>> anything else than an attempted genocide from the Georgian side? :-/
> Well I hope so, since the situation certainly was more complex than that.
> I don't mean to deny that Georgia fired first, but as far as I'm
> aware, the Russians rather actively and intelligently manipulated
> president Saakashvili into making this mistake, as a goal which they
> saw would be good for their interests in the area.
> By this I don't mean that the Russians would be more to blame for what
> happened. Just that all the blame isn't on Georgia.
Who said "blame"?
Everybody who attacks anybody is one way or another manipulated into doing so.
Only, the fact of being manipulated cease to be such a great idea when
the attack ultimately does not succeed. :-)
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