HARVARD SQUARE COMMENTARY

August 18, 2008
A Small Brief War
Russia’s Georgia Conflict
A Photo Essay

John R. Guthrie


Georgia is a place of the imposing and ancient mountains of the Caucuses range and the dramatic, fast flowing rivers that thrash their way through the gorges and valleys. The Danube flows through this place, cerulean in tint. As it reaches the Black Sea, it is as stately and graceful as Johann Strauss’s namesake waltz. Genovese forts and Greek ruins abound. This is the place that where Jason of Golden Fleece fame and his crew of Argonauts once dwelt...

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John R. Guthrie is a former Marine infantry rifleman. He then garnered a formal education to include medical school and became the commanding officer of a U.S. Navy Reserve Shock Surgical Group before going into private practice in the Smoky Mountain foothills of Appalachia. He is the editor and publisher of the monthly webzine The Chickasaw Plum: Politics and the Arts Online. (Link)


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