Pulitzer Center Update

Georgia, Russia and the U.S. -- an interview on Al Jazeera English

Jon Sawyer, Pulitzer Center

We've just posted an interview I did earlier this week with the Washington Broadcast Center of Al Jazeera English, addressing coverage of the Georgia/Russia war and how U.S. support for Georgia, in dollars and rhetoric, helped encourage Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili down the path toward war. Also worth reading: the analysis of the war and its likely repercussions in the by James V. Wertsch, director of the McDonnell International Scholars Academy at Washington University in St. Louis and a long-time specialist on Georgia.