越界的俄国

纽约——在已经过去的几周乃至几年内,人人都在谈论俄国图谋推翻格鲁吉亚政府和经过民主选举产生的亲西方总统米哈伊尔·萨卡什维利的话题。人们推测,如果没有强势统一的西方外交介入,战争将一触即发。

现在,悲剧终于成为现实。南奥塞梯的暴力活动终于升级成俄罗斯对格鲁吉亚的全面侵略。西方,尤其是美国,本来可以阻止这场战争。后冷战时期西方与俄罗斯的关系中原本存在着战争与和平的分水岭。

上周在南奥塞梯究竟发生了什么已经很难说清。冲突双方各执一词,但我们确切地知道,格鲁吉亚是在对由克里姆林控制并资助的南奥塞梯分离主义份子一而再再而三的挑衅袭击做出反应。战争并非格鲁吉亚所愿,因为它相信自己能够运用软实力策略逐渐在南奥塞梯赢得民众的支持。

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