On Innovation, Coffeehouses & Georgian Supras

By attracting professionals from different walks of life, coffeehouses offer a great space for (sober) intellectual exchanges...

Outsmarting Laziness: The Most Evil of All Giants

Creativity is the ability to produce new ideas and to find innovative solutions to problems...

Double Pay for Nothing?

The ruling Georgian Dream coalition’s recent plan to gradually ramp up education spending...

Education for the 21st Century: Broad, Deep or Flexible?

My lecture on the future of education in the 21st century was intended...

CA Balance & Capital Investments to Outweigh Pessimism/Lack of Credit?

ISET-PI has updated its forecast of Georgia’s real GDP growth rate for the first and second quarters of 2019...

A Song About Seven Foka Sisters

When Saint Nino, one of Georgia’s most venerated saints, traveled to Mtskheta back in the fourth century...

In, Out, Shake it all About- the South Ossetian Referendum Conundrum

The announced South Ossetian referendum about joining the Russian Federation...

The 2016 Elections: Better than Ever Before

Certain ultra-nationalist flag wavers would blame me for derogating...

Ambassador: Turkish Democracy after Coup Attempt & the Need for Better Understanding

It has been more than two months since democracy in Turkey...

Putin to Attend CIS Council in Bishkek

Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 16 will participate in a meeting of the CIS Council...

France To Help Georgia Increase Its Air Defense Capabilities

Military cooperation signals new era in Franco-Georgian relations...

Georgia & Its Importance for the US

We spoke with Dr. Ariel Cohen, non-resident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council...

US Congress Adopts Resolution Supporting Georgia’s Territorial Integrity

Unites States House of Representative on Thursday unanimously passed...

Black Sea Security Dimension: Russia’s Military Hegemonization in Action?

Due to the strained relations between the West and Russia, including...

Kvirikashvili in Yerevan, Abkhazian’s in Karabakh (!)

The Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, was in Yerevan...

The Carrot & The Stick: Ogden on NATO

NATO officials arrived in Georgia this week, and why the government...