Caucasus: winning the shooting war, losing the media battle
Ong, Wei Chong
Date of Issue2008-09-05
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The rapidity and magnitude of Russia’s military response suggest that the Russian military is once more able to prosecute high-intensity joint-operations albeit of a limited kind. While Russian feat of arms might have won the day on the battlefield, in the arena of international opinion, it was a case of strategic defeat.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 095-08
Nanyang Technological University