Georgian Conflict Exposes Obsolete Hardware

Aug 15, 2008 (MOSCOW TIMES) — The brief but intensive armed conflict in South Ossetia has signaled Russia’s willingness and ability to fight and win conflicts beyond its borders after years of focusing its war machine on nuclear deterrence and the suppression of internal security threats. Full Report

An interesting article touting the Russian ‘victory’ despite overwhelming odds and poor equipment. Despite which side, the losers in this are the fighting men and women and the civilians. We’ve often compared the situation here as a massive game of Risk — the big difference being this ‘game’ is played with flesh and blood and the souls of men. — PID

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