This paper explains why democratization has obtained a central role in Georgia’s foreign policy since 2003. The paper’s main argument is that Georgia’s pursuit of integration with the Euro-Atlantic security community and building a strong relationship with the U.S 다운로드. required a strong emphasis on Georgia’s international image as a democratic reformer. The paper also argues that the outcome of Georgia’s parliamentary elections in October 2012 should be understood in this perspective 피싱마스터 다운로드. The fact that the elections were free and fair enough to allow for the opposition’s victory is attributable to the ruling party’s perceived need to maintain Georgia’s international image as a democratic reformer 다운로드.
Nilsson, N. (2013). The October 2012 Elections and the Role of Democracy in Georgia’s Foreign Policy. Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Occasional Papers No 다운로드. 15