Americans can take a direct part in the war in the Caucasus - expert
First Vice-President of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems Konstantin Sivkov believes that the decision of the U.S. Congress to increase the supply of defensive weapons to the Georgian army is a direct threat to Russian security.
Recall, the U.S. parliamentarians approved the bill on the Pentagon's budget for 2012, which contains provisions on the supply of new U.S. weapons to the Georgian army. According to Konstantin Sivkov, this way Washington is trying to solve the problem of fixing in the Caucasus. "These weapons will supply to neutralize Russia's attempts to fend off potential military threats from the Georgia if Tbilisi attempts to resolve the question of the seizure of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by force. Moreover, I guess there will be placed American military specialists who can take a direct part in hostilities", the expert said in an interview to GeorgiaTimes.
According to Sivkov, the decision of the U.S. Congress shows that U.S. authorities have embarked on further increase tensions with Russia" and to organize the chaos in Russia to bring to power forces, favorable to American politicians". "In order to ensure the chaos in Russia and control of the chaos, they need to deploy troops near our border. So, the U.S. is doing it", the First Vice-President of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems emphasized.
Sivkov said that Georgia can unleash the next military conflict against Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
According to experts, the Georgian armed forces were fully recovered after the defeat in August 2008. "Georgian armed forces are provided with modern weapons - especially with help of the United States and Israel. Tbilisi was supplied by anti-aircraft missile systems, including such well-known as "Patriot". Also the West has helped Georgia with the latest developments in the field of control systems and intelligence, different antitank missile complexes and helicopters", Sivkov said, adding that the current Georgian army allows it to resist heavy armored vehicles of probable enemy.