As so often, the Americans are proving a menace on the international stage.
And the term humbug is wholly inadequate to describe the reproaches that President Bush heaps on the Russians.
As are reckless and irresponsible to describe the use of the U.S. military to carry humanitarian aid to Georgia. That is the way conflicts can escalate.
Nato has been expanding eastwards and wooing former Soviet satellites, including the Ukraine, which could cause future conflicts with Russia