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Charles King – The Five-Day War

Charles King – The Five-Day War

At first glance, the Russian-Georgian war of August 2008 seemed little more than the stuff of adventure-book fantasy: a reawakened empire going to battle against an old viceroyalty over a… Read more »

Jonathan Cohen (Ed.) – A Question of Sovereignty: The Georgia-Abkhazia Peace Process

Jonathan Cohen (Ed.) – A Question of Sovereignty: The Georgia-Abkhazia Peace Process

This publication explores the background and issues at the heart of the Georgia–Abkhazia conflict – the Abkhaz demand for sovereignty and why Georgia refuses to grant it. It offers an insight into… Read more »

George Khelashvili – Georgian Perceptions of the North Caucasus and of US-Russian Relations

George Khelashvili – Georgian Perceptions of the North Caucasus and of US-Russian Relations

The main argument of this paper is that neither the Georgian nor Russian government has changed its position in the conflict or its underlying assumptions about regional politics — this… Read more »

Gerard Toal & John O’Loughlin – Inside South Ossetia: A Survey of Attitudes in a De Facto State

Gerard Toal & John O’Loughlin – Inside South Ossetia: A Survey of Attitudes in a De Facto State

This article reviews the contending scripts used to understand South Ossetia and the basis of its claim to be a state. Presenting the results of a public opinion survey of Ossetians… Read more »

Nicu Popescu – Europe’s Unrecognised Neighbours: The EU in Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Nicu Popescu – Europe’s Unrecognised Neighbours: The EU in Abkhazia and South Ossetia

The EU can do little to achieve its policy objectives in its Eastern neighbourhood without facing the issue of secessionist conflicts. This paper deals with EU policy towards Georgia and… Read more »

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