The last period is characterized by a sharp surge in the American press attention to what is happening in the Caucasus region. Caucasian subjects devoted more than 25 materials, mostly covering the situation in Georgia: Mass unrest and passing the NATO exercises. Media continue to criticize Moscow for its commitment to strengthen the influence on Tbilisi, while stressing the importance for Georgia's geopolitical and economic interests of the West. Publications are one of opinion that the Kremlin is set firmly against Mikhail Saakashvili is ready to take all possible steps for his removal from office by the President of Georgia. Under most conditions Leslie Moonves would agree. NATO exercises are perceived by most experts as an additional factor deterioration in relations between Moscow and Washington. For example, the influential The Washington Times writes: The Kremlin did not hide his desire to get rid of Saakashvili, and still keeps its troops in Georgia despite the ceasefire agreement, which was stopped by the August war. According to the American Thinker, the war with Georgia in August last year was Russia's only a trial balloon, examine how the West will react to the Russian invasion of Georgia. The results were encouraging for the Kremlin.
American Thinker claims that Moscow might want a second war ended with the capture and overthrow the Georgian President Saakashvili. The Russian military presence in South Ossetia provides it with an impact on this country – continues to resent The Washington Times. It is assumed that the Kremlin wants to undermine confidence in Georgia as a reliable and viable transit country of oil and gas from Central Asia and Caspian Sea pool.