There is nothing really wrong with the recent European Union decision to launch talks with Georgia on an association pact that would strengthen relations, although the title implies otherwise. It's a little late and the big prizes, Ukraine and Turkey, have already been lost.
No one, of course, will admit to the fact that France and Germany blew it in Ukraine and deliberately removed Turkey from the accession table. EU foreign policy remains a mystery of logic. But then, if it makes Sakashavili happy, what's the loss?