Black Sea

By Love, Money, or Violence: The Struggle for Primacy in the Black Sea

Międzymorze is an interwar geopolitical vision conceptualized by the Polish leader Józef Piłsudski (and later adopted by Wladyslaw Sikorski). It is commonly rendered into Latin as Intermarium or "between the seas." The "seas" in Piłsudski's formulation are the endpoints...

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COLCHIS: Georgia and the geopolitics of resilience

Arguably, the most straightforward entree into the world of Georgian geopolitics is the West-Russia tension at the heart of its foreign policy dilemma. Georgia is a former Soviet republic with longstanding cultural, economic and political ties to Russia in...

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Has Ukraine Passed the Tipping Point Yet?

How are Ukraine’s reforms coming along? It depends who you ask. During a recent visit to Kyiv, I heard a wide range of views. “Reforms are painful, slow, and haven’t passed the tipping point yet,” said Orysia Lutsevych, manager...

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The West Wants Isolation. What Now for Eastern Europe?

Freedom House Nations in Transit 2016 Country Report: Georgia

How, Why, and When Russia Will Deploy Little Green Men – and Why the US Cannot

                                               The focus of applied methods of conflict has altered in the direction of the broad use of political, economic, informational, humanitarian, and other non­military measures – applied in coordination with the protest potential of the population. All this is...

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What Georgia Needs to Do to Join the West