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A Heapin’ Helpin’ of None of Our Business

Doug Bandow’s on the money in today’s Washington Times that what happens in Georgia (the other Georgia) is not a vital interest of the United States:

Whatever the meaning of “strategic partner,” Tbilisi is not one. Most important, Georgia has no strategic value for America. …

Americans should be sympathetic to the Georgian people, not the Georgian government. But such sympathy is no justification for an alliance, whether de facto or de jure. U.S. security is best served by staying out of any conflict in the Caucasus.

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