Joe Mestas, American citizen happened to be in South Ossetia during the war and witnessed everything that happened in the region. He talked to RT and blamed U.S. and Georgian leaders for the outbreak of violence.
And here is another American, who's opinion is different from the official one.
Georgia wouldn't have attacked South Ossetia without the green light from the U.S, believes Paul Craig Roberts, a former assistant secretary to the treasury in Ronald Reagan's administration.
US journalist Christian Parenti believes America's backing of Georgia stems from its oil interest in the region. Parenti also gave the flipside of western media reports on the conflict