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Why Georgia-Russia Conflict Is Significant For U.S.

The military action in South Ossetia is highlighting Russia's role in global geopolitics. Alex Chadwick talks with Stanford political science professor and Barack Obama campaign advisor Michael McFaul about what the clashes mean for Russia's place in the post-Cold War world.

"It is the first time since the fall of the Berlin wall, where Russian forces have been very active — air and land attacks — against a sovereign country," he says.

He says the situation raises the question of, "Can we allow the use of force by big countries against little countries to stand?"

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