Georgia’s Current Path to Democracy: Where Do We Stand and How Should We Improve? Expert Interview with Professor Julie A. George

Interview by Nino Samkharadze, GIP Junior Policy Analyst

“I think the Georgian revolutions aren’t good for democracy. You need “boring” institutional politics. You don’t need more parties in Georgia. You need better parties” (more…)

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Georgia After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections: Expert Interview with Dr. Neil MacFarlane

Interview by Nino Samkharadze, GIP Junior Policy Analyst

As for EU policy towards Georgia, I personally think that the evolution of your relationship will be a long process. And the best thing that Georgians can do to push that along is internal development of internal institutions. (more…)

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The State of Georgian Democracy: Interview with Professor Charles Fairbanks

Interview by Joseph Larsen, GIP Analyst

“The greatest difficulty of attaining democracy in Georgia is the weakness of political parties.”

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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?”

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French Elections 2017: Expert Interview with Régis Genté

Interview by Joseph Larsen, GIP Analyst

“We underestimate how strongly [Marine] Le Pen is supported within the population. She has a very serious chance to win.”

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Expert Interview with Prof. Stephen Jones

Interview by Joseph Larsen, GIP Analyst

“The first republic is a reminder of the instabilities that can be brought on by Georgians’ own mistakes and delusions.”

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