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David S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the CaucasusDavid S. Siroky and David Aphrasidze – Guns, Roses and Democratization: Huntington’s Secret Admirer in the Caucasus

Georgia is the most democratic country in the Caucasus, but arguably its democratization has also been riddled by Huntingtonian developmental crises, resulting in ethnic conflicts and civil wars. Authors argue that variation in the type… Read more »

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David Siroky & Valeriy Dzutsev – Rational or Reckless? Georgia’s Zugzwang in the CaucasusDavid Siroky & Valeriy Dzutsev – Rational or Reckless? Georgia’s Zugzwang in the Caucasus

Although the 2008 Russian-Georgian war was a military defeat for Georgia, it has only reinforced Georgia’s westward trajectory. One noteworthy difference from Georgia’s pre-war policy is a new regional strategy… Read more »

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David Aphrasidze & David Siroky – Frozen Transitions and Unfrozen Conflicts, Or What Went Wrong in Georgia?David Aphrasidze & David Siroky – Frozen Transitions and Unfrozen Conflicts, Or What Went Wrong in Georgia?

This article analyzes the dynamics of development, democracy, and conflict in Georgia, focusing on variation in state capacity, political institutions and varieties of nationalism. It illustrates the relevance of Huntington’s discussion of political order in… Read more »

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Giorgi Gvalia, David Siroky, Bidzina Lebanidze & Zurab Iashvili – Thinking Outside the Bloc: Explaining the Foreign Policies of Small StatesGiorgi Gvalia, David Siroky, Bidzina Lebanidze & Zurab Iashvili – Thinking Outside the Bloc: Explaining the Foreign Policies of Small States

What explains change and continuity in the foreign policy behavior of small states? The standard emphasis is made on external and international factors with the conclusion that small states are… Read more »

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