Thursday, August 21, 2008

Russia's invasion of Georgia: The game is afoot!

AP: In addition, a U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer loaded with humanitarian aid was heading to on Thursday through Turkey's straits, the U.S. military said.

It was the first of three ships that will carry supplies such as blankets, hygiene kits and baby food to Georgia. The Turkish straits, the Dardanelles and Bosporus, are the only naval passage between the Mediterranean and Black Sea.

The guided destroyer left Souda Bay, Crete, on Wednesday; a coast
guard cutter, , is to leave Souda Bay on Friday, and the command ship is leaving from Gaeta, Italy.

We must let Russia know, in no uncertain terms, their invasion cannot and will not stand!


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