Jaba Devdariani & Blanka Hancilova – Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge: Russian, US, and European Connections

The first part of this CEPS policy brief provides background information on the Pankisi Gorge, analyses the weakness of the Georgian armed forces, the motives and details of US-Georgian security assistance and the Russian response to the enhanced American involvement. The final section of this paper analyses European Union policies in Georgia in the framework of its antiterrorism agenda and its cooperation with the OSCE in Georgia. The paper concludes in identifying the role of the Pankisi issue in the context of European Union policies, and includes some policy recommendations concerning future EU policies towards Georgia.

Devdariani, J., & Hancilova, B. (2002). Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge: Russian, US, and European Connections. Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Policy Brief No, 23, 1-14.

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