NEW YORK - When US Ambassador Alejandro Wolff blasted Russia for its recent invasion of Georgia and for its perceived violations of international law and the UN charter, the articulate Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin hit back with a load of stinging sarcasm.

"Did you find any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq?" "And are you still looking for them?" he asked. Churkin was implicitly taking a shot at the US which invaded Iraq on the pretext of destroying Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. But after more than five years of a devastating war, no such weapons have...

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