The Georgia crisis appears a severe blow to relations between Moscow and Washington, and an embarrassment for the Bush administration. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Advisor in the Carter administration.
It's clear Russia is the winner in the conflict this week with its southern neighbor Georgia, but what's less clear is how it began. The BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from inside the disputed Georgian region of South Ossetia.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jenny Norton about some of the key moments in the recent history of relations among Russia, Georgia, and Georgia's breakaway provinces, all of which are involved in the current conflict in Georgia.
The United States is stepping up its criticism of Russia's military intervention in Georgia, and President Bush today accused Moscow today of bullying and intimidation. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava in Tbilisi.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with former British army officer and poet Christopher Langton. Langton led a UN mission in the war-torn Caucasus region in the 1990s, and he's written about the violence in the region.
The United States today again called on Russia to honor its commitment to withdraw its forces from Georgia. But the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse, in Georgia, tells anchor Lisa Mullins that there's no sign of any pull-back.
NATO allies were united today in their condemnation of Russia's military actions in Georgia. But as The World's Gerry Hadden tells us, divisions within NATO may prevent the alliance from following its words with any concrete action.
Russia and Georgia have accused each other of "ethnic cleansing" in the conflict over South Ossetia. Lisa Mullins speaks with Human Rights Watch researcher Anna Neistat, to find out if there is evidence to support these claims.