Georgia Turns Its Back on the West
The ruling Georgian Dream party is taking Tbilisi into Moscow’s orbit while eroding democratic institutions.
The Geopolitical Fault Line Behind the Attack on Tbilisi Pride
LGBT rights are at the center of the struggle over Georgia’s Western leanings.
Georgian Democracy Stumbles Onward After Parliament Deal
A six-month stalemate over vote-rigging accusations has been partially, but messily, resolved.
Ukraine Needs a Clear Path to NATO Membership
Russia’s recent aggression along its border shows why Kyiv needs decisive action from the alliance.
Arrest of Georgia’s Opposition Leader Prompts Call for Sanctions
A police raid on the opposition headquarters is a watershed moment for the region’s only democracy.
Biden’s Big Day: Senate Control And Support From Pence and McConnell
In response, pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, forcing Congress into recess.
America’s Democracy Demotion
Pro-democracy groups and foreign governments should be calling out Donald Trump’s attack on the country’s core democratic institutions. They aren’t.
12 Years After Russian Invasion, Georgia Sees No End in Sight
But far from being intimidated, Georgia’s envoy to the United States says Russia’s intervention has only redoubled the country’s desire to join NATO and the European Union.
U.S. Sees Russian Push to Consolidate Foothold in Georgia
Russian-backed authorities in Georgia’s separatist regions are continuing to harden border crossings, limiting access for the United States and aid organizations.
Ex-Soviet Bioweapons Labs Are Fighting COVID-19. Moscow Doesn’t Like It.
One of the greatest achievements of U.S. foreign policy has been targeted by a vicious disinformation campaign.
I Abolished and Rebuilt the Police. The United States Can Do the Same.
The former president of Georgia explains how to restore public trust and beat corruption.
Is Georgia Ready for a Trump of Its Own?
Voters are fed up with their country’s rigid two-party political system—but that same system may block the rise of outsiders.
A Flickering Beacon of Democracy in Russia’s Backyard
Georgians fear that billionaire leader Bidzina Ivanishvili and his Georgian Dream party are tightening their grip on power.
‘No Political Force in Georgia Can Be Pro-Russian and Win Elections’
A conversation with Ani Chkhikvadze, a Georgian journalist based in Washington.
Georgian Dream Meets Georgia’s Nightmare
The party tried to improve ties with Russia. Then the public intervened.
In Georgia’s Parliament, One Russian Too Many
Following violent unrest, the speaker of the Georgian Parliament steps down after a Russian lawmaker sat in his chair.