Once again, the Caucasus is ablaze. At
the very moment that Bush and Putin were sampling little cakes in Beijing and
standing side by side at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, that
supposed symbol of peace and reconciliation between peoples, the Georgian
president Saakashvili, the protégé of the White House, and the Russian
bourgeoisie were sending their troops to carry out terrible massacres against
the population in Georgia/South Ossetia.