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Republic of Georgia

Video: "A Rainy Night in Georgia (The Republic)"

Michal Shapiro | Posted 10.07.2016 | Arts
Michal Shapiro

The second leg of my trip to the Caucasus (first stop Azerbaijan; video to come) was the Republic of Georgia. We travelled from the Tbilisi airport ...

How to Soothe Our Pain When We Can't Help Who We Want to Help

John M. Simmons | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
John M. Simmons

Marina was seven and Jula was five, like my daughter-to-be. I don't know how old Jenya, Maksím, André, Dasha, Ksenya and Natasha were, but it would ...

Not Another Post-grad Statistic

Serena Piper | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Serena Piper

At first I really thought I'd made a mistake choosing The Republic of Georgia as my first abroad experience. Who does this? Who chooses a completely odd and unusual part of the world to see their very first time out of the country? It's either the adventurous or the insane.

Georgia and Its Wine

Shirley Wade McLoughlin | Posted 07.16.2013 | College
Shirley Wade McLoughlin

In the United States, I enjoyed a nice bottle of chardonnay, but never have I experienced the variety of wines, the passion of the winegrowers, the dominance of the grape in a culture, and the inclusion of this important commodity into so many components of the Georgian way of life.

A Fulbright Scholar's Morning in the Republic of Georgia

Shirley Wade McLoughlin | Posted 05.13.2013 | College
Shirley Wade McLoughlin

The chimes from my alarm clock awaken me at 8 o'clock. Hopping out of bed, I run to the bathroom and turn on the bathtub faucet. No water comes out.

Nursing Transparency in Former Soviet Republics

Kenneth F. Bunting | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
Kenneth F. Bunting

In this email response to the director of a freedom of information NGO in the Republic of Georgia, Giorgi Kldiashvili, civic-minded and engaged Americans may see little that is new to them. But, perhaps, it will serve as a reminder about the derivation of some of our precious freedoms.

Make the Punishment Fit the Nuclear Crime

Emma Belcher | Posted 08.17.2011 | World
Emma Belcher

Countries must increase the penalty for all forms of nuclear smuggling, including small quantities and scams. Surely nuclear smuggling deserves punishment befitting the gravity of the crime.

The March of Obama's Empire

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The Obama administration is thoroughly committed to defense of the empire it inherited; there is no or little retreat from the mindless expansion of American ambition.