Desperate housewife call, Palin for sanctions against Russia
"We have got to show the support, in this case, for Georgia. The support that we can show is economic sanctions perhaps against Russia, if this is what it leads to," she said.
If NATO gets attacked (later Georgia membership)
When Gibson pointed out that NATO membership would require the U.S. to come to Georgia's aid in case of war, Palin said: "Perhaps so." "I mean, that is the agreement when you are a NATO ally, is if another country is attacked, you're going to be expected to be called upon and help," she said.Palin said Putin's goal is "to control energy supplies" coming from or through Russia
In her first one-on-one interview since becoming John McCain's running mate, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin warns that any Russian invasion of a NATO state could lead to a conflict involving the U.S. and urges the military alliance to extend membership to former Soviet states Ukraine and Georgia
However, the United States and Russia "cannot repeat the Cold War," the Alaska governor said in her first interview since becoming Sen. John McCain's running mate.
ABC released excerpts of Palin's interview with "World News Tonight" anchor Charlie Gibson on Thursday. The full interview is scheduled to air Friday night on the network's "20/20" program.