Flashpoints – August 13, 2008

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An analysis of the expanding war between Russia and Georgia as the United States vows to send aid to support the Georgian side of the conflict; also, Flashpoints’ Beirut correspondent Bilal el-Amine responds to the decision by the Lebanese parliament to approve the use of all force necessary to take back Lebanese territory occupied by Israel; we go to occupied Palestine, where thousands gathered to honor the life of Mahmoud Darwish, in a state funeral in Ramallah; and the Knight Report.