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Georgia is Improving Relations with China. Can it Still Balance with Europe?

Georgia is Improving Relations with China. Can it Still Balance with Europe?

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Mar 7, 2024

In recent years, Georgia has found itself increasingly at the crux of several different ge...

Kobakhidze Takes Over as Prime Minister in Georgia

Kobakhidze Takes Over as Prime Minister in Georgia

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Feb 21, 2024

On February 8, the Parliament of Georgia confirmed the nomination of Irakli Kobakhidze, a ...

Russia On the Back Foot in the Black Sea: Implications for Georgia and the Caspian Region

Russia On the Back Foot in the Black Sea: Implications for Georgia and the Caspian Region

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Jan 31, 2024

Russia has been forced to shift tactics in the Black Sea. Since the beginning of the war...

Azerbaijan’s 2024 Chairmanship of GUAM: Opportunity for Greater Regional Cohesion

Azerbaijan’s 2024 Chairmanship of GUAM: Opportunity for Greater Regional Cohesion

by: Josephine Freund

Date: Jan 18, 2024

As Ukraine passes the baton of chairmanship of GUAM to Azerbaijan for 2024, this begs the ...

Most Significant Security Challenges and Opportunities for the Caspian Region: Georgian Perspective

Most Significant Security Challenges and Opportunities for the Caspian Region: Georgian Perspective

by: Victor Kipiani

Date: Jan 8, 2024

These currents of polycrisis – the war in Ukraine, post-pandemic aftershocks, and the firs...

The Russians Want to Build a Super-State. It May Now Include Parts of Georgia.

The Russians Want to Build a Super-State. It May Now Include Parts of Georgia.

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Nov 16, 2023

Rhetoric around the formation of a Union State to include Georgia’s breakaway territories ...

Take Aways from Tbilisi’s Silk Road Forum: Caucasus Lean into Regional Connectivity

Take Aways from Tbilisi’s Silk Road Forum: Caucasus Lean into Regional Connectivity

by: Nicholas Castillo

Date: Nov 7, 2023

Over 2,000 representatives from over 60 countries gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia, over Octob...

Georgia’s Potential Role in South Caucasus Peacemaking

Georgia’s Potential Role in South Caucasus Peacemaking

by: Samantha Fanger, Haley Nelson

Date: Oct 17, 2023

After a years-long security breakdown of Armenian Karabakhi forces, Azerbaijan reclaimed t...

Russia to Build a Naval Base in Abkhazia: A Security Threat to the Caucasus

Russia to Build a Naval Base in Abkhazia: A Security Threat to the Caucasus

by: Haley Nelson

Date: Oct 6, 2023

Russia has reportedly signed an agreement with the so-called Republic of Abkhazia to build...

Garibashvili’s Visit to Israel: Greater Bilateral Relations

Garibashvili’s Visit to Israel: Greater Bilateral Relations

by: Josephine Freund

Date: Aug 25, 2023

On August 17, Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili began his official visit to Is...

Georgia Population Trend

Georgia Population Trend

by: Caspian Policy Center

Date: May 18, 2023

The Caspian Policy Center has collected data from the National Statistics Office of Georgi...

Georgia’s EU Aspirations: Maintaining Hope in the Face of Uncertainty

Georgia’s EU Aspirations: Maintaining Hope in the Face of Uncertainty

by: Toghrul Ali

Date: Apr 6, 2023

Since gaining its independence, Georgia has not waned in pursuing its goals of EU accessio...

Georgia's Foreign Trade Turnover 2022: Infographic

Georgia's Foreign Trade Turnover 2022: Infographic

by: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Feb 23, 2023

The Caspian Policy Center has collected data from the National Statistics Office of Georgi...

Georgia and Azerbaijan Talk Greater Caucasus Cohesion

Georgia and Azerbaijan Talk Greater Caucasus Cohesion

by: Josephine Freund

Date: Oct 28, 2022

October 24, President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, paid an official visit to Georgia for t...

The Caspian Region’s Reactions to the Current Russo-Ukrainian War: Georgia

The Caspian Region’s Reactions to the Current Russo-Ukrainian War: Georgia

by: Samantha Fanger

Date: Oct 25, 2022

Sharing a northeastern border with Russia, Georgia has remained hesitant to participate in...

Georgia’s Path to the EU Remains in Question

Georgia’s Path to the EU Remains in Question

by: Elisabeth Reznikov

Date: Jun 29, 2022

On June 23 during a summit in Brussels, EU (European Union) leaders granted Ukraine and Mo...

Georgia’s Agricultural Sector Feels the Pinch of Russia’s Foreign Policy

Georgia’s Agricultural Sector Feels the Pinch of Russia’s Foreign Policy

by: Devon Sealander

Date: May 11, 2022

In the initial days of Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Georgian government’s refusal to imple...