The Real News Network Russians Checkmate US in Georgia

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Monday 4th March, 2013

As tensions increase in Georgia to Iran, The Real News analyst, Eric Margolis says Russia won’t let an ex-territory in the former USSR be used to launch attacks against Iran WASHINGTON – August 18 – The Real News analyst Eric Margolis says “The US is used to passive Russian response under Yeltsin” and the Russians checkmating the US in Georgia was a “brilliant move by Putin in preventing attempts to expand American influence in the region. Margolis says the move by the US was “stupid and calamitous”, as Putin claims his military intervention was to protect the poor South Ossetians from Ge…

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