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

David 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 »

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 »

Darrell Slider – The Politics of Georgia’s Independence

Darrell Slider – The Politics of Georgia’s Independence

A comprehensive analysis of consequential events leading to Georgia’s independence and problematic issues facing the early republic. Slider, D. (1991). The politics of Georgia’s independence. Problems of Communism, 40(6), 63-79. Download

Paul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in Georgia

Paul Crego – Religion and Nationalism in Georgia

The paper describes the process of arrival of an explicit Christian agenda in the politics of Georgia during the dissident period of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and its possible effects on the… Read more »

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