In Moscow today, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said he's ordered a halt to military operations in Georgia. French President Nicolas Sarkozy, current President of the European Union, said the two had worked out terms for a provisional cease-fire. He's on his way to present them to leaders in Georgia, where President Mikail Saakashvili continues to accuse Russia of indifference to world opinion in its commitment to regime change. Also, a conversation with author Ron Suskind about a forged letter—allegedly ordered by the Bush White House—to link al-Qaeda with Saddam Hussein.
The Fighting Is Over, at Least for the Moment
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Oil, Democracy and Russian Tanks in Georgia
Saying that neighboring Georgia has been punished enough, the President of Russia has ordered a halt to military operations. But there's still no formal ceasefire, and the...