The Afghan campaign has become a key feature in Caucasian relations with the West. Its end may have significant effects.
With Saakashvili and Ivanishvili leaving the stage, where will the Caucasian republic go?
Should Washington extend a military guarantee that might require going to war against a nuclear-armed power over issues of minimal interest to America?
It's in American interests to support the Caucasian republic.
Georgia joining NATO would be bad for NATO. And Georgia's NATO campaign has been bad for Georgia.
The breakaway land between Russia and Georgia is getting used to its strange status.
The new ruling coalition is working to address many of the issues that made NATO wary.
Tbilisi's membership in the Atlantic pact would increase the risk of war without increasing members' security.
The new government's arrests of Saakashvili-era officials have a dual motivation.
The arrests of several Saakashvili-era officials don't mean Tbilisi is turning into Moscow.
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