11 August 2008

general petraeus: u.s. is flying georgian troops into battle zone

times online excerpt:

US aircraft have started to fly some of Georgia's 2,000 troops in Iraq back home to join the fight in the breakaway province of South Ossetia, General David Petraeus, the top US commander in Iraq said today.

"The flights are ongoing to redeploy the elements of the Georgian contingent so that they can deal with the security issues in their country," General Petraeus told The Times in an interview at his office inside Baghdad’s Green Zone. ~ read more
mike rivero [www.whatreallyhappened.com] points out:
Which means the United State is now openly engaged in military operations against Russia, making those transport planes legitimate targets of war.

All anyone who wants to really turn this into a Russo-American war needs to do is shoot one of those down.