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Svante Cornell, David Smith & Frederick Starr – The 6 August 2007 Bombing Incident in Georgia

On August 6, 2007, an unidentified aircraft dropped a large air-to-surface missile near a newly upgraded Georgian military radar station, in the vicinity of the South Ossetian conflict zone 다운로드. The bomb failed to detonate.

This report consists of three major parts. The first section is a narrative chronology of the August 6 incident and the subsequent related developments 다운로드. The second section constitutes an analysis of the implications of the event and the various reactions to it. The third and final section consists of a series of eleven appendices, consisting of Georgian, Russian and international documents relevant to the incident, including not least the two sets of expert reports from the site as well as the press release of the Russian investigation team 닌자 베이스볼 다운로드.

Cornell, S. E., Smith, D. J., & Starr, S. F. (2007). The August 6 Bombing Incident in Georgia. Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program, Washington and Stockholm 본 고딕 웹 폰트.


S. Neil MacFarlane – Two Years of the Dream: Georgian Foreign Policy During the Transition


Since coming to power in late 2012, the Georgian Dream coalition has encountered an extremely challenging foreign and domestic policy environment – marked, in particular, by the difficulty of balancing relationships with the West and Russia respectively 캐릭캐릭체인지 다운로드. In its first year, the government’s foreign policy was impaired by inexperience and lack of professionalism, as well as by confusion and dysfunctionality caused by the sharing of power with President Mikheil Saakashvili of the United National Movement apple itunes 다운로드.

MacFarlane S. N. (2015). Two Years of the Dream: Georgian Foreign Policy During the Transition. Chatham House: Russia And Eurasia Program. 


Damon Wilson – Georgia’s Path to NATO


In a special issue brief, Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson weighs in to the controversial debate and lays out a viable path forward on Georgia’s aspirations 보여줄게. Wilson offers a creative strategy to restore the credibility of the Bucharest summit commitment that Georgia will become a NATO member by drawing lessons from historical antecedents of how the Alliance has caveated its security guarantee to address disputed territory of its members 다운로드.

Wilson, D. (2014). Georgia’s Path to NATO. Atlantic Council, Completing Europe, Special Issue Brief.


Janusz Bugajski – Georgian Lessons: Conflicting Russian and Western Interests in the Wider Europe


This volume places the Russo-Georgian conflict in the context of Russia’s broader objectives, the country’s internal weaknesses, the limitations of EU and NATO policies, and America’s security priorities 다운로드. It also offers recommendations on how the transatlantic alliance can more effectively handle Russian ambitions and prepare itself to deter or manage future crises 다운로드.

Bugajski, J. (2010). Georgian Lessons: Conflicting Russian and Western Interests in the Wider Europe. CSIS.


Aurel Braun – NATO and Russia: Post-Georgia Threat Perceptions

The 2008 war in Georgia is but a milestone on the downward curve in NATO-Russia relations, one that has been characterized by misunderstandings, misplaced expectations and missed opportunities Apple download. This is not a new Cold War, but there is an obvious need for new ideas rather than repackaged old ones. NATO has to be sensitive to genuine Russian security concerns, and the latter should appreciate that manipulation, intimidation and attempts at dividing the Alliance are not shortcuts to superpower restoration 아래한글 뷰어 2010 다운로드. There is ample room for cooperation if the right lessons are learned, the gap between rhetoric and reality is reduced, and policies are governed by patience and pragmatism 다운로드.

Braun, A. (2009). NATO and Russia: Post-Georgia Threat Perceptions. IFRI, Russie. Nei. Visions, 40.