Western commentators are focusing on the here and now of the Tbilisi-Moscow conflict. But it has deep roots in the nationalist polices of Georgia’s first post-independence president.
The violence in South Ossetia is a tragedy in itself. Yet its implications for U.S.-Russia relations—and issues like curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions and nonproliferation—could prove even worse.
Georgian forces are withdrawing. Russia presses on. How will all this end?
Now that war has broken out between Georgia and Russia, some are saying that granting NATO membership to Tbilisi would have averted the crisis. How wrong they are.
The war in Iraq. Terrorism. Sky-high energy prices. These pressing issues and more are on the minds of Americans. So why has the Washington Post made Georgia the top priority?
The Israeli-American relationship may be souring once again. What the newest spy scandal means for Israeli security.
Despite protests by the United States, European NATO members made the right decision by not extending membership action plans to Ukraine and Georgia.
The allies are sending more troops to Afghanistan and behind U.S. missile-defense plans, but less than thrilled about expanding NATO into Russia’s backyard.
NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer faces some major problems: Russia’s resurgence, enlargement of the alliance and stabilizing Pakistan, just to name a few. Is he up to the task?
As the January elections in Georgia approach, takes a look at the successes and failures of the Rose Revolution.