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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.


Cory Welt – Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar Georgia

Georgia’s August War with Russia prompted a new wave of political mobilization against the government of President Mikheil Saakashvili after a previous effort faltered in 2007–2008 폴라리스 오피스 2015 다운로드. Despite its renewed vigor, the postwar opposition failed for at least three reasons: 1) increased levels of political discontent did not translate to broad public support for the president’s resignation; 2) the opposition remained divided with regard to its methods and aims; and 3) the government successfully represented itself as an alternative engine of democratization 다운로드.

Welt, C. (2009). Still Staging Democracy: Contestation and Conciliation in Postwar Georgia. Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 17(3), 196-227 윤고딕 200 다운로드.


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 the groundwork for an analysis of the later war 말해 뭐해 mp3. Like the 2008 war, the 2004 conflict was comprehensible on the basis of the ambitious war plans of opposing sides, but it was ultimately rooted in a security dilemma 유닉스 ftp 다운로드. The conflict thus provides a precedent for considering how a mix of limited offensive intentions, insecurity, uncertainty, and cognitive shortcuts and misperceptions had the capacity to lead to inadvertent war between Russia and Georgia over South Ossetia 티 맵 다운로드.

Welt, C. (2010). The thawing of a frozen conflict: the internal security dilemma and the 2004 prelude to the Russo-Georgian War. Europe-Asia Studies62(1), 63-97 프로토타입 2 다운로드.


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 will to prevent the United States, NATO, and the European Community from penetrating the southern tier of the former USSR 다운로드. Russia’s policy in Caucasia is not a program of imperial control, but rather a determined effort to contain or even roll back the influence of other powers, most importantly, the United States and NATO in the regions closest to Russia’s borders 짠짜라 다운로드. Up until August 2008 it used primarily ‘‘soft power’’ vigorously to prevent other powers from increasing their influence in the region. In August it demonstrated it was prepared, when pushed, to use ‘‘hard power.’’ The Russo– Georgian War was a watershed in East–West relations with a more assertive Russia willing to take on its more powerful competitors visual studio 2015 iso.

Suny, R. G. (2010). The pawn of great powers: The East–West competition for Caucasia. Journal of Eurasian Studies, 1(1), 10-25 히토미 고용량 다운로드.