The fighting between Russian and Georgian forces is the first big military operation on foreign soil for Russian forces since the fall of the Soviet Union, and The World's Katy Clark reports on Russia's military might.
The fighting in Georgia marks a new downturn in US-Russian relations, and the Bush administration is calling for an immediate ceasefire, but as The World's Matthew Bell reports, Washington's leverage is limited.
Georgia is accusing Russia of attacks in cyberspace as well, as several Georgian government websites went down over the weekend, but Russia denies any responsibility, and says that, in fact, it's the Georgians who are attacking Russians online.
James Traub, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine says the hostilities between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway region South Ossetia should not come as a surprise. Guest: James Traub, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is number three on the list when it comes to sending troops to Iraq, and Anchor Lisa Mullins explains what Georgia has to gain from its continuing participation in the "coalition of the willing."
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