Capturing Georgia is a primary step toward Putin’s declared ambition of eventually restoring the Russian empire to its former glory and power.
Can those calling for the end of war learn to practice peace in their own community? I hope so. As Gandhi advocated, we must be the change we wish to see in the world.
Even if the vast majority of Americans somehow experienced a moral enlightenment and demanded that the U.S. boycott the 2008 Olympics, it’s not going to happen. We’ve sold our economic souls to the Red Dragon, and now there is no going back.