Tbilisi Taxi Reform: Will It Work?

In the summer of 2019, Tbilisi City Hall came up with a new initiative...

Global Slowdown & Geopolitical Tensions May Affect Georgia’s Growth Expectations

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

Your Guest Is My Guest, or Why Tourism Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

The share of “transit tourists” (those who continue from Georgia to a neigbor country) in the total is not very high...

Georgian Wine Industry: Implications of a Russian Embargo

Russia has certain economic leverage over Georgia, as last year Georgian exports to Russia accounted...

The Call of Duty: Ogden on Political Image

Last night, I came across a picture of former President Mikheil Saakashvili...

Iowa Caucuses: Cruz Smacks Donald Trump, Democrats ‘Feel the Bern’

It feels like election season has been going on forever in the US...

Georgia Looking Good, but Could Be Better in the Eyes of the EU

The European Commission published a report last week on Georgia’s...

Overseas Focus: What Was the Iowa Caucus and Why Does It Matter?

Georgian politics (politics anywhere, to be honest) certainly have a flair...

The Fingers in the Pankisi Pie

That is happening in Pankisi? – this rhetorical question asked by the Minister...

Chicken Little & the Georgian Media

Media is a big deal in Georgia, as it happens to be in any other indigenous...

The Half Life of Alexander Litvinenko and Polonium 210

Ten years after Alexander Litvinenko, a former KGB officer turned...

Donald Jensen on Lavrov’s Pankisi Concerns

Last week, the statement of Russia’s notorious Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov...

PM: Compliance with Constitutional Procedures Crucial

After attending the president’s annual report to parliament yesterday, the Georgian Prime Minister...

President: I See Georgia as Full Member of Europe Family

In his annual report to Parliament, President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili said today...