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BlueAngel
07-09-2008, 06:02 PM
Rice: Russia should back off regional threats - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080709/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/rice)

Excerpt:

Rice dined privately with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, a Russian nemesis, a day after Russia warned that it might resort to military means to counter a U.S. plan to base anti-missile defenses in the Czech Republic. Rice called the Russian response sad but predictable.

BlueAngel
09-08-2008, 07:34 PM
Is the US really a threat to Venezuela or was it Chavez' job to verbally assail our leaders so the following could occur?

Seems the Georgia hostility is also being used as a reason for Russia's presence in Venezuela.

Russia to send ships, planes to Venezuela - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080908/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/venezuela_russia)

Such a neatly stacked deck, would you say?