posted on Sep, 18 2008 @ 08:58 PM
The US Defence Secretary has told Sky News that another Russian attack on Georgia once it has joined Nato would result in an American armed
US Defence Secretary
'We would stand by our commitments' says Robert Gates
Robert Gates told Sky's foreign affairs editor Tim Marshall that Nato's charter would require it.
"I have been a very strong proponent of the view that Nato is a military alliance not a talk shop," he said.
"Article five means what it says - so there is a commitment to go to the assistance of our allies if they are challenged.".
I guess this called the "Palin Doctrine"
[edit on 9/18/08 by mabus325]