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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 09:53 PM
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U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's big adventure to Tbilisi on Thursday, July 10, 2008.
Edited on Mon Aug-11-08 09:56 PM by seemslikeadream

1 month ago: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives at Tbilisi airport July 9, 2008. Georgia on Wednesday accused Russian fighter jets of trespassing its airspace in a ploy to undermine Rice's visit to the pro-Western state.



1 month ago: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrives in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for diplomatic talks on July 9, 2008. Rice arrived here as the United States and Russia accused each other of stoking violence in Georgia. Her trip comes a day after she signed a deal allowing Washington to base part of a new US missile defence system in the Czech Republic, prompting a stark warning from Moscow that it would respond militarily.



1 month ago: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, left, shakes hands with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili in Tbilisi on Thursday, July 10, 2008. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Georgian opposition politicians and social activists Thursday that the United States supports Georgia's struggles for democracy and pluralism following flawed elections won by a U.S.-backed president



1 month ago: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (L) arrives at a news conference after talks with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili (R) in Tbilisi on July 10, 2008. Rice called for a halt to violence in two separatist provinces of Georgia and said the United States would work to help stabilize the area. Rice's visit to Georgia came amid increasingly open diplomatic confrontation between the United States and Russia over the status of Abkhazia and the other separatist province, South Ossetia, and over Georgia's desire to join NATO.



1 month ago: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (C), flanked by a Georgian honor guard and a woman wearing a traditional costume, gets ready to board her flight out of Tbilisi on July 10, 2008 after talks with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili (not pictured). Rice called for a halt to violence in two separatist provinces of Georgia and said the United States would work to help stabilize the area. Rice's visit to Georgia came amid increasingly open diplomatic confrontation between the United States and Russia over the status of Abkhazia and the other separatist province, South Ossetia, and over Georgia's desire to join NATO.



1 month ago: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (L) speaks at a news conference after talks with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili (R) in Tbilisi on July 10, 2008. Rice called for a halt to violence in two separatist provinces of Georgia and said the United States would work to help stabilize the area. Rice's visit to Georgia came amid increasingly open diplomatic confrontation between the United States and Russia over the status of Abkhazia and the other separatist province, South Ossetia, and over Georgia's desire to join NATO.
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jwirr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 10:00 PM
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1. I can just hear the lies she told them: All you have to do is ask. nt
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Tandalayo_Scheisskopf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 10:01 PM
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2. Picture #3:
Wasn't that guy in Monty Python's Flying Circus?
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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 10:32 PM
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5. This one
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 10:03 PM
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3. what was the real purpose of her visit? i'm sure that classified information will never be released
Edited on Mon Aug-11-08 10:06 PM by spanone
the poor bastard was left with the impression that george would fullfill his lame promises :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 10:30 PM
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4. I bet she told him she was a Russia expert
;)
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bushmeister0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-11-08 11:06 PM
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6. Condi may have confused Saakashvili.

Rice said in her comments with Saakashvili on July 10: "We have noted concerns that violence should be -- should not be carried out by any party."

Slip of the tongue? An April Glaspie moment?

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