Fighting in Georgia Resonates in U.S.

Violence in the obscure region of South Ossetia may be thousands of miles away, but Americans wondering how it affects them need look no farther than the nearest gas pump. The region, a breakaway patch of land between Russia and the Republic of Georgia, is home to about 70,000 people, but if fighting resumes there, it could jeopardize U.S. efforts to resolve other strategic threats, like nuclear programs in rogue countries such as North Korea and Iran. Georgia is strategically located. It is...Full Story
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