Tedo Japaridze

Biography

Tedo Japaridze is a former national-security adviser and foreign minister of Georgia.

Recent Posts

Democracy in Tbilisi

Saakashvili’s spin isn’t true—Georgia isn’t really a democracy. To recover from the 2008 war, it must adopt liberal reforms and include all Georgians in the political process.

Standoff in Georgia

NATO’s military exercises begin today in Georgia. Meanwhile, President Saakashvili has accused the Russians of planning a coup against his government. This dispute ignores Georgia’s deeper internal problems with democracy.

Roses for the Bear

Kosovo’s independence could unleash a storm of instability in the neighborhood. That’s why Russia and Georgia need to start ironing out their differences.