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NATO-Georgia Relations: Will 2014 Bring Anything New?

Kornely Kakachia
Tbilisi State University/Georgian Institute of Politics

The foreign policy orientation of Georgia’s new government has been the subject ofconsiderable speculation. During the NATO Parliamentary Assembly’s 83rd Rose-RothSeminar, held in Tbilisi, Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili reiterated that hisgovernment looks forward to receiving a Membership Action Plan (MAP) at the 2014NATO summit. (more…)

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Georgia and Russia: From Uneasy Rapprochement to Divorce?

Kornely Kakachia
Tbilisi State University
When Bidzina Ivanishvili became Georgia’s prime minister following the victory of hisGeorgian Dream (GD) coalition in October 2012 parliamentary elections, he promised todramatically improve Georgian-Russian relations.  The announcement of this “reset” bythe new Georgian government must have delighted the Kremlin. (more…)
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