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McCain: Georgia Conflict "First Serious Crisis" Since Cold War

Sep 15, 2008 | Updated May 25, 2011

Speaking at the Aspen Institute in Colorado yesterday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said that recent Russian aggression in Georgia is the "first...serious crisis internationally since the end of the Cold War." McCain seemingly ignored the Gulf War, 9/11, and the Iraq War, to name a few:

My friends, we have reached a crisis, the first probably serious crisis internationally since the end of the Cold War. This is an act of aggression.

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