Sunday, May 15, 2011

Misc update (Georgia)

Some previous blog entries on Georgia:
Misc update (Georgia) - Mar 26th, 2011
A little war II - Apr 22nd, 2010
A little war I - Mar 17th, 2010
An inconvenient truth - Nov 26th, 2008
Georgia update... - Nov 22nd, 2008
Georgia - Sep 7th, 2008
Immediate Response?!? - Aug 25th, 2008
Georgia (updated) - Aug 15th, 2008
Two-edged sword (South Ossetia) - Aug 11th, 2008

So, Georgia will host a NATO meeting in Tbilisi in November this year, and still expects to become a member... despite some skepticism... And Saakashvili would like the U.S. to provide heavy weaponry to allow Georgia to "defend itself from Russia."

Meanwhile, Ronald Asmus, author of "A Little War Which Shook The World" (see reviews linked above), passed away this month, mourned by many.

Asmus pushed NATO expansion
Baltics mourn Ronald Asmus
Passing of Ronald Asmus: Press Statement, Hillary Rodham Clinton
Vilnius’ mourning over the death of Ronald Asmus, friend of the Baltic states
Ronald D. Asmus, Official Who Favored Expanded NATO, Dies at 53

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