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U.S. Foreign Policy Manipulation via Media Is Systemic, Warns Expert

Till Bruckner | Posted 11.22.2014 | Media
Till Bruckner

Foreign policy pundits have had a rough time recently in Washington, D.C.

Covering Russia in a Time of Censorship

Shai Baitel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media
Shai Baitel

"The move is the latest in a series of shifts in Russia's news landscape which appear to point towards a tightening of state control in the already he...

Georgia: A Democracy, Albeit An Imperfect One

Bernard Kouchner | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Bernard Kouchner

In spite of its mistakes, the current Georgian government has managed to build up an alternative to the corruption and the authoritarianism that poison the eastern edge of Europe.

Rediscovering A 'Discovered' City In Tbilisi, Georgia

Tara Isabella Burton | Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel
Tara Isabella Burton

A few nights ago, at an Ossetian dive bar in the heart of the Tbilisi's historic district, my long-suffering English boyfriend was forcibly (if amiably) abducted by a table of Georgian men who insisted on testing his Anglo-Saxon constitution with copious amounts of cha cha (essentially gasoline schnapps).

Seeing Georgia Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Tim Ryan | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home
Tim Ryan

If America is an "absolute ideal," as President Saakashvili says, should the Georgian government really be trying to emulate the controlled economy and society of Singapore?

The Fading Colors of Pseudo-Revolutions

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leon T. Hadar

The overthrow of Kyrgyzstan's president is not part of a historic revolutionary wave that is going to do away with the old corrupt and authoritarian regime and usher in a new dawn of liberal democracy.

Obama's Betrayal of Georgia Kind of Makes Sense

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Simon Shuster

Russia has cemented its occupation of about a fifth of Georgia's territory since 2008. Obama may have figured there is no point in hiding it anymore: the swap of Georgia for Russia is official White House policy.

Vladimir Putin Is Determined To Kill Me, Says Georgian President

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Georgia's pro-Western president said yesterday that Vladimir Putin remained determined to kill him as part of his ambition to restore Russia's former ...

Saakashvili: Putin Still Determined To Kill Me

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Georgia's pro-Western President said yesterday that Vladimir Putin remained determined to kill him as part of ambitions to restore Russia's former Sov...

The GOP's Palin Food Fight: Why Now?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

This is a fight between some neocons who still want to promote Palin and their discredited geopolitical agenda against some Republican would-be modernizers.

50,000 Georgia Protesters Call For President Saakashvili Resignation

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

More than 50,000 Georgian opposition supporters packed the national sports stadium for an antigovernment rally in the capital, Tbilisi, on Tuesday, re...

Suspected Georgian Mutineer Killed By Police

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Georgian police shot three former military commanders suspected of planning a brief mutiny earlier this month, killing one, the authorities announ...

Georgia Protests: HuffPost Blogger Feet On The Ground

Huffington Post Contributors | Jirair Ratevosian & Amy Hagopian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Jirair Ratevosian and Amy Hagopian Tbilisi, Georgia -- We arrived in Tbilisi late at night April 21 and encountered a 24-hour occupation outside t...

Georgia Continues To Lose Stability

GlobalPost | David L. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TBILISI, Georgia -- For the thousands who have gathered in front of parliament in the center of this Caucasus capital, Mikheil Saakashvili is a leader...

Georgians Threaten Saakashvili With Mass Civil Disobedience

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Demonstrators in Georgia called for widespread civil disobedience on Friday after President Mikheil Saakashvili defied mass street protests and reject...

Georgian Protestors March On Tblisii, Demand Saakashvili Step Down

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tens of thousands of protesters thronged the Georgian capital Tbilisi today for the start of mass demonstrations to oust Mikheil Saskashvili, the coun...

Georgia's Anti-Putin Disco Disqualified From Eurovision Contest

CBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Georgia's entry in the Eurovision song contest, a not-too-sly jab at Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has been booted out of the competition bec...

Georgia and the Push for Cold War

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

Outside of the U.S., the utterances of Bush and McCain on Georgia are greeted with laughter, for they betoken a hypocrisy so ingrained it suggests insanity. The U.S. looks in the mirror and what do we see? Russia.

U.S.-Russian Relations: Current Tensions Reflect Past Foreign Policy Failures

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

The Bush administration now pretends it can bully the Russians by threatening to kick them out of the G-8 and deny them membership in the WTO. This not only won't work, it is a dangerous delusion.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.

Obama, McCain and Russia's War on Georgia

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The contrast between McCain's bellicosity and Obama's more measured tones is more significant than their view of the Russia-Georgia war itself.

Georgia President Mikhail Saakashvili Interviewed On CNN (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mikhail Saakashvili, the president of Georgia, gave an interview to CNN's Wolf Blitzer today from his country's capital of Tbilisi. President Saakash...