Category Archives: Georgia

Geopolitics, Energy Supply, and the Russian Military

In the past decade, Russia has grown increasingly bolder in flexing its military muscle amongst its allies and neighbors.

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Fear and Loathing in Tbilisi: Georgian Politics Threaten its Democracy

Once again, Georgia is getting to watch a new episode of the rising drama play out on the nightly news, as their leaders turn to personal attacks months before the 2016 elections, all at the expense of the country’s progress on reform and rule of law.

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What Its Like to Serve in the Peace Corps: Patience, Failures and the Weird

Apart from perpetually winning all barroom bets on “weirdest thing ever eaten” and “longest time without a shower” the Peace Corps can offer a powerful launch-pad for budding young international specialists, a two-year respite for those getting cabin fever in their fluorescent lit cubicle, or even a great way to switch careers or begin retired life.

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