This paper explains why democratization has obtained a central role in Georgia’s foreign policy since 2003. The paper’s main argument is that Georgia’s pursuit of integration with the Euro-Atlantic security community and building a strong relationship with the U.S 다운로드. required a strong emphasis on Georgia’s international image as a democratic reformer. The paper also argues that the outcome of Georgia’s parliamentary elections in October 2012 should be understood in this perspective 피싱마스터 다운로드. The fact that the elections were free and fair enough to allow for the opposition’s victory is attributable to the ruling party’s perceived need to maintain Georgia’s international image as a democratic reformer 다운로드.
Nilsson, N. (2013). The October 2012 Elections and the Role of Democracy in Georgia’s Foreign Policy. Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Occasional Papers No 다운로드. 15
Based on the analysis of public attitudes in Georgia through opinion polls, this paper argues that although Georgian society shares the official westward aspiration, when scrutinized deeply Georgian attitudes are less compatible with some basic “European” values such as tolerance towards minorities, interpersonal trust, gender equality and elite challenging activities 다운로드. Weakness of the value orientation raises a question about validity of approach discussing Georgia’s genuine Westward aspiration from the cultural perspective 다운로드.
Minesashvili, S. (2013). How European Are We? Explaining Georgia’s Westward Aspiration 샌드 박스 다운로드. Foreign Policy & Security Programme, Center for Social Sciences
This research paper analyses the achievements and shortcomings of the Rose Revolution era as well as the prospects for the country under the leadership of the Georgian Dream Coalition 아이폰 텍스트 파일 다운로드. Furthermore, it discusses the influence of Russia on Georgia’s development on the path of European integration and democracy-building.
Cornell, S 스윙브라우저 다운로드. (2013). Getting Georgia Right. Center for European Studies, Brussels