Preparations for the Eastern Partnership Summit: The Prospect of Political Differentiation

Elene Panchulidze* German Bundestag Resolution on the Eastern Partnership Countries On June 28, 2017, the German Bundestag adopted a resolution on the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. The document emphasizes the EaP’s role as an important instrument for modernizing its participating states—A...
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GIP Commentary: Georgia’s Image Tarnished by Relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan

Mariam Grigalashvili and Joseph Larsen* In international relations, image matters. This is especially true for small states such as Georgia. The country’s image has suffered since Afgan Mukhtarli, an Azerbaijani investigative journalist who moved to Georgia in 2015, went missing from Tbilisi on Ma...
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How likely is a war over Nagorno-Karabakh in 2017?

In April 2016, the long-standing ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke down. Fighting broke out and up to 200 people were killed, many of them civilians. A consensus of observers called it the worst fighting since the 1994 ceasefire....
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Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus

Editors: Ansgar Jödicke                    Kornely Kakachia Georgian Institute of Politics is delighted to present a new publication, a compendium of policy memos written by emerging and experienced researchers from the Caucasus and abroad, who have performed research on religion and sof...
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