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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Return to Foreign Policy Reality

The UN’s futility in confronting Russia’s invasion of Georgia was a repeat of the toothless remonstrations of the League of Nations and the UN in past crises of this sort.  Only when the United States took military or punitive economic action, unilaterally or with token backing from other nations, was aggression rolled back.