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Donnacha Ó Beacháin – Roses and Tulips: Dynamics of Regime Change in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan

Donnacha Ó Beacháin – Roses and Tulips: Dynamics of Regime Change in Georgia and Kyrgyzstan

This paper compares and contrasts the regime changes in Georgia (2003) and Kyrgyzstan (2005) that resulted in the overthrow of Presidents Shevardnadze and Akaev and are often considered to be… Read more »

Giorgi Kandelaki and Giorgi Meladze – Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia

Giorgi Kandelaki and Giorgi Meladze – Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia

Why, of all post-Soviet countries, was Georgia the one where such a democratic breakthrough was possible for the first time? What factors and actors made the revolution possible? How important and substantial… Read more »

David Darchiashvili – Georgian Defense Policy and Military Reform

David Darchiashvili – Georgian Defense Policy and Military Reform

This chapter analyzes the failure of Georgia’s defense and security policies and the challenges confronting the country’s leadership. It explores the various stages in the history of building the Georgian… Read more »

Nina Dadalauri – Political Corruption in Georgia

Nina Dadalauri – Political Corruption in Georgia

This chapter reviews corruption in Georgia, a country which has had a revolution in the name of anti-corruption, subsequently rapidly adopted an archetypal package of anti-corruption policy and practice, but arguably still remains trapped… Read more »

Donnacha Ó Beacháin and Abel Polese – American Boots and Russian Vodka: External Factors in the Colour Revolutions of Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

Donnacha Ó Beacháin and Abel Polese – American Boots and Russian Vodka: External Factors in the Colour Revolutions of Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan

The paper is structured as follows: after discussing the importance of the external factor in general to the attempted and successful colour revolutions authors set out to present three case studies… Read more »

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