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 national projects 다운로드. It concludes with options for a possible settlement.
Nodia, G. (1997). Causes and Visions of Conflict in Abkhazia다운로드. Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, UC Berkeley.
Although the 2008 Russian-Georgian war was a military defeat for Georgia, it has only reinforced Georgia’s westward trajectory. One noteworthy difference from Georgia’s pre-war policy is a new regional strategy – the North Caucasus Initiative – that seeks to create a soft power alternative to Russia’s military dominance in the region 다운로드. This approach is rational rather than reckless, as some critics have claimed. It represents a carefully calculated strategy that is already benefiting Georgia and from which all concerned parties, including Russia, stand to gain 다운로드.
Siroky, D. S., & Dzutsev, V. (2012). Rational or reckless? Georgia’s zugzwang in the Caucasus. Nationalities Papers, 40(3), 303-314 다운로드.
The book introduces the geographical, historical and ethno-linguistic framework of the Caucasus, focusing on the Russian incorporation of the region, the root most conflicts lg스마트체 regular. The author analyses individual conflicts, from their origins to the attempts at resolving them; evaluates the role of the three regional powers (Turkey, Iran and Russia); and sets out a synthesis of the Caucasian conflicts and a conclusion on the place of the Caucasus in world affairs 스플라이스 다운로드.
Cornell, S. (2001). Small Nations and Great Powers. A Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict in the Caucasus. Surrey, England: Curzon