Afternoon Tea 8.18.08

Here’s the first look at Comme des Garçons for H&M. Click the links for photos, photos, photos. Thoughts? [fashionista]

Russian troops have begun pulling out of Georgia, but the country’s also positioning missiles toward South Ossetia, which is part of Georgia. This comes just after US Secretary of State Condolezza Rice’s visit to Moscow in an effort to negotiate a truce between the two nations. NYT’s quote of the day today? “This time I hope he means it.”- CONDOLEEZZA RICE, secretary of state, on a promise by President Dmitri A. Medvedev of Russia to start withdrawing troops from Georgia. [NYT]

Nas talked with Tavis Smiley about his “Untitled” album. [OS]

The Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has announced his resignation, after facing impeachment for “violation of the constitution and gross misconduct.” Musharraf was an ally in the US’ war on terror. [BBC]

Happy Monday folks…CHEESE- Steely

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  • Lemu

    Whats going to be interesting to see is how, if at all, the US can reinforce its harsh words with some sort of executable actions. Given our history with Russia, we know they don’t react well to threats, nor are they afraid of sullying their public image.

    If Russia decides diplomatically say “the fuck you gonna do about it”, we might see the foundations for the next world war.