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Cory Welt – The Thawing of a Frozen Conflict: the Internal Security Dilemma and the 2004 Prelude to the Russo-Georgian War

Cory Welt – The Thawing of a Frozen Conflict: the Internal Security Dilemma and the 2004 Prelude to the Russo-Georgian War

While the proximate causes of the 2008 Russo–Georgian war have yet to be satisfactorily investigated, an assessment of an earlier occasion of conflict in South Ossetia in 2004 can lay… Read more »

Robert Larsson – Georgia’s Search for Security

Robert Larsson – Georgia’s Search for Security

Security problems of Georgia and the Caucasus are frequently analysed in terms of conflict, geopolitics and pipeline diplomacy. This study, however, awards those aspects subsidiary roles and turn focus to national… Read more »

Ghia Nodia – Causes and Visions of Conflict in Abkhazia

Ghia Nodia – Causes and Visions of Conflict in Abkhazia

This paper analyzes the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict from the perspective of four major players (the Georgians, the Abkhaz, the Russians, and the West). It also explains the formation of the Georgian and Abkhaz… Read more »

David Darchiashvili – Georgia – The Search for State Security

David Darchiashvili – Georgia – The Search for State Security

The paper outlines the nature of contemporary national security dilemmas for post-Soviet Georgia. It examines Georgia’s present security threats, as well as its current relationships with Russia and the other… Read more »

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Pawn of the Great Powers: The East-West Competition for Caucasia

Ronald Grigor Suny – The Pawn of the Great Powers: The East-West Competition for Caucasia

Caucasia has become an area of contention, like much of post-Soviet Eurasia, between the East and West. The South Caucasus has provided the first opportunity for Russia to demonstrate its… Read more »

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