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Eduard Shevardnadze

Former Georgian Leader Dies

AP | By MISHA DZHINDZHIKHASHVILI | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Eduard Shevardnadze was a key figure in revolutions abroad and the victim of one at home. As the Soviet Union's foreign mini...

Thank You, Mikhail Gorbachev, For Not Starting WWIII

Eric Margolis | Posted 02.26.2012 | World
Eric Margolis

The Soviet Union's disintegration could easily have ignited World War III with the US and NATO. That it did not was due to two remarkable men: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and his chief ally, Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze.

The Fading Colors of Pseudo-Revolutions

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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.