This video reveals just how close to war America and Russia came. It had never been closer.
If the major powers have only known peace between each other since 1945, then how is it possible that World War III almost occurred over Georgia? If the longer you have peace then the more peace you will have, how is it possible to interrupt peace?
Moscow has issued an extraordinary warning to the West that military assistance to Georgia for use against South Ossetia or Abkhazia would be viewed as a “declaration of war” by Russia.
The extreme rhetoric from the Kremlin’s envoy to NATO came as President Dmitry Medvedev stressed he will make a military response to US missile defence installations in eastern Europe, sending new shudders across countries whose people were once blighted by the Iron Curtain.
Military help for Georgia is a ‘declaration of war’, says Moscow in extraordinary warning to the West | Mail Online
Doesn’t the entire concept of nuclear war now between America and Russia go against everything you know? Yet, there it is. It almost happened.
Could it be that the longer there is peace then the closer one is to war? In other words, the world does not work the way most people think it should. At a time when all the generations who have known war have mostly died out along with their wisdom, the surviving generations have become susceptible to war
The third episode tells how, in August 2008, Russia went to war with America’s ally, Georgia. Russia’s president Dmitry Medvedev and Georgia’s president Mikheil Saakashvili reveal why each decided it was necessary to make war on the other.
Former American secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and former secretary of defense Robert Gates describe what happened inside the National Security Council as President Bush considered whether to send in ground troops to save Georgia’s capital. They reveal just how near to war the conflict brought the two nuclear super-powers.
Putin, Russia & the West: The War – YouTube