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The Stratfor version of what Israel was doing in Georgia

(thanks for M. for bringing this article to my attention. VS) By George Friedman for Stratfor The Russo-Georgian war continues to resonate, and it is time to expand our view of it. The primary players in Georgia, apart from the Georgians, were the Russians and Americans. On the margins were the Europeans, providing advice and admonitions but carrying little weight. Another player, carrying out a murkier role, was Israel. Israeli

The Russians have shown that they can defeat a U.S.-trained force

Following the lead of the New York Times, now it is Stratfor’s turn to finally start deciphering the writing on the wall. Check this out:——- Editor’s Note: The following is an internal Stratfor document produced to provide high-level guidance to our analysts. This document is not a forecast, but rather a series of guidelines for understanding and evaluating events, as well as suggestions on areas for focus. As night falls