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Switzerland interested in strengthening economic relations with Azerbaijan

GPF Europe: Switzerland interested in strengthening of economic relations with Azerbaijan http://ow.ly/1mntIJ

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GPF Europe: Azerbaijani ambassador to Kyrgyzstan finishes his diplomatic mission

GPF Europe: Azerbaijani ambassador to Kyrgyzstan finishes his diplomatic mission http://ow.ly/1lNvqz

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CSIS: Georgia’s Security Challenges and Policy Recommendations

By Janusz Bugajski, CSIS, Jul 16, 2012
Georgia is strategically important for the West, while the West remains vital for Georgia’s security and development… (more)  http://ow.ly/1lpaIC

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OSW: Georgian dilemmas – Between a strong state and democracy

Rose Revolution: Demonstration at the Mayor's ...

Rose Revolution: Demonstration at the Mayor’s Office, Freedom Square, Tbilisi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Marek Matusiak, OSW, July 16, 2012
Since its ‘Rose Revolution‘ of 2003, Georgia has become the most spectacular example in the CIS of the export of a Western economic policy model: an example of success in building up efficient state structures, a state which was not broken by losing a war with Russia, and which still retains strong ties with the West. The strength of the Georgian state lies in its very determined ruling elite, which, thanks to considerable help from the US and the EU, has in a very short time completely reformed the state. At the same time, the ruling elite’s accretion of the state and the personalisation of its institutions has generated a number of problems. (more) http://ow.ly/1loGoS

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GPF Europe: Armenia, Georgia Hold More Nonproliferation Drills

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Armenia (Photo credit: narek781)

GPF Europe: Armenia, Georgia Hold More Nonproliferation Drills

Armenia and Georgia have held fresh Western-sponsored training exercises aimed at improving their capacity to prevent illegal trafficking of weapons of mass destruction through their territories. (more) http://ow.ly/1lmiwY

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