US-Georgia Relations: Interview with Lincoln Mitchell

Interview by Joseph Larsen, GIP Analyst  “On terms of security, Georgia’s best hope is still NATO and the United States. But now, whenever the president speaks about NATO, we now ask, is he going to affirm American support for Article 5?” Lincoln Mitchell a scholar and political development p...
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Can McCain and Company Overrule Trump on Russia? The View from Georgia

Joseph Larsen (GIP analyst) Joseph Jorjoliani (GIP non-resident fellow) Khurvaleti, Georgia, January 1, 2017: It’s a cold but clear winter day. Conditions are ideal for a photo opportunity. US Senators John McCain (R-Arizona), Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) are...
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Georgia and Germany in the Euro-Atlantic Space: Between Expectations and Reality

Mikheil Sarjveladze PhD student University of Cologne The combination of an uninformed society and emotional attitudes toward European integration is a bad one, and one that can result in wild public mood swings. Based on my observations, perceptions of European integration—particularly among memb...
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Expect Trump’s Team to Challenge Him on Russia and NATO

Joseph Larsen GIP Analyst President-Elect Donald Trump will enter office this month with no formal experience making foreign policy. That doesn’t necessarily mean his foreign policy will be a failure, but it does mean he’ll need a strong team to rely on. Here are the cabinet members we can expec...
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International Summer School “Towards a Euro-Atlantic Strategy in the Black Sea Region”

Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University hosts international summer school – “Towards a Euro-Atlantic Strategy in the Black Sea Region”. On Monday 25th July the 1st session of the summer school was opened at BSU by Archil Karaulashvili,...
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