The Real Reason for War is the Same as Before
From Democracy Now!
Russia-Georgia Conflict Fueled by Rush to Control Caspian Energy Resources
Human Rights Watch has accused both Russian and Georgian forces of killing and injuring civilians through indiscriminate attacks over the past week of fighting. Professor and author Michael Klare joins us to talk about how the Russian-Georgian conflict is largely an energy war over who has access to the vast oil and natural gas reserves in the Caspian region.
Here is a MAP that shows the pipeline the U.S. is trying to protect from Russian hands. This ‘mission’ has nothing to do with svaing Georgians – it only has to do with saving oil for the Bush family business.