Caucasus: winning the shooting war, losing the media battle
Ong, Wei Chong
Date of Issue2008
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