Brief: Everyone Wants a Piece of Georgia
Russia reasserted control over Armenia and Azerbaijan last year, but Georgia is still in play.
Background: Russia consolidated its dominance in the South Caucasus late last year when it mediated between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the war over Nagorno-Karabakh and sent peacekeepers to enforce the ensuing peace. Still, Russia’s southern flank remains vulnerable to foreign influence from competing powers, including Turkey, Iran and the United States. What Happened: U.S. President […]