Monday, August 11, 2008

Lawyers, Guns, and Oil

The guy at the bottom of the pile is the Georgian President. He is an American-trained lawyer.

"They seem to have gone beyond the logical stopping point," one senior Western diplomat said, speaking on condition of anonymity under normal diplomatic protocol.

We have dumb diplomats. The key to the 21st Century is oil, and the Russians want to block the land-bridge that connects Middle Eastern oil reserves to the West.

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