Skip to comments."South Ossetia, payback for Kosovo"
Posted on 08/11/2008 10:29:32 AM PDT by Bokababe
WARSAW -- Polish analysts and a part of the political scene are linking the South Ossetia crisis to that in Kosovo, Beta says.
The current armed conflict in the breakaway Georgian region is seen as the Russian answer to the western recognition of Kosovo Albanians' unilateral declaration of independence, the Polish media are saying.
"This is the Russian answer to the recognition of Kosovo. That recognition was in fact a gift to Russia," Polish People's Party European MP Janusz Wojciechowski told TVN24.
Wojciechowski, whose party is a partner in Donald Tusk's cabinet, warned that the case of Kosovo, where a part of the international community accepted the declaration of secession, "shows that it cannot be counted on double standards to pass".
"Russia is using it now", he concluded.
Warnings that the recognition of Kosovo will serve to the detriment of Georgia were heard in Poland as early as February this year.
Bearing in mind the risks for Poland's allies in the Caucasus, Georgia above all, Warsaw's recognition of the Kosovo Albanians' secession was described as an irresponsible move by the legendary anti-communist leader and former Polish president, Lech Walesa.
"Recognizing Kosovo will bring nothing but trouble. No one can be denied the right to self-determination, but only within the bounds of common sense," he was quoted as saying at the time.
Walesa stressed in his statements to the Polish media that Kosovo was "with its irresponsible behavior, causing new divisions in Europe and globally and undermining international relations".
What was he thinking when he compounded Bill Clinton’s mistakes? ...........appeasement of muslims...........
No ****!!!!! You mean, like somebody done figured it out or something like that??
If it’s payback for Kosovo, why are the Russians not restricting their invasion to South Ossetia?
I mean, freedom and independence are wonderful, provided you do it on your own property. What we have with Kosovo is a case of slow-motion land theft, which isn’t exactly the same thing.
Sadly, that is so. The Crusades never ended...........
Lech wasn’t the only person who thought we were idiots to back Kosovoan independence. It was a thumb in Russia’s eye for one thing. It was totally unnecessary.
If it's payback, why is the sKum Russian govt deep into the heart of Georgia?
I look forward to Georgia and Kosovo joining NATO.
If it’s payback, why is the sKum Russian govt deep into the heart of Georgia?
Just imagine that Georgia entered NATo in Bucharest summit some weeks ago?
Amd Sakashvilli AS NATO country- president attacked Russian troops.
Just how could Bush convince Putin that US are not behind deaths of Russian soldiers?
And how would Russians react?
Lech wasnt the only person who thought we were idiots to back Kosovoan independence. It was a thumb in Russias eye for one thing. It was totally unnecessary.
But maybe the muzzies blackmailed Krinton and Blair - said liberate Kosovo or else? Krinton and Blair did this. And then maybe *that’s* what all the stuffing of documents into pants had to do with during the 9/11 inquiry.
Krinton gets “Peace in our Time” and the “Peace Dividend”, the muzzies get a toehold in the soft underbelly of Europe, aka the Balkans, and we get attacked on 9/11 after Krinton leaves office. And then when the 9/11 “commission” starts asking question Sandy Burgler and Jamie Gore-Lick are around to make sure none of this sees the light of day.
Makes about as much sense as anything else.
When it comes to the Clintons, trying to figure out what caused them to do things is an exercise in futility. It doesn’t have to make sense. It probably doesn’t. That doesn’t mean they get a free pass. It just means that’s how bad their rule is.
I just don’t understand why Bush recognized Kosovoan independence right away. We should expect Bush’s moves to make sense. This sure didn’t.
Sounds about right to me. I agree.
Bush will not do one thing to help Georgia, the Russians are making the US look impotent.
And for advancing the boundaries of NATO into former Warsaw pact nations and especially into former Soviet Republics. From the Russian point of view, the west gave the Slavs (Serbs) the finger when taking Kosovo from them. They continue to Give the Russians the finger by inviting former Soviet Republics into NATO. Western globalists want Russia's resources. This is the Bush-Clinton-Bush legacy. They are trading the hopes of former Soviet Republics to be free of the Bear for access to cheap resources. Russia wants these for itself.
So Bush tells Putie to stop it. Putie says F'k you. Now who wants to send their kids to fight for the interests of wealthy, greedy globalists? Not I. Let the European globalists send their kids to fight.