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Negotiations are the only way out of Georgia’s political crisis

By | February 25th, 2021|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Nika Melia during his arrest Tuesday morning. (PIA.) EDITORIAL When parliament nominated hardliner candidate Irakli Gharibashvili as prime minister, he dedicated his speech not to defeating the pandemic, not to the economy, occupation or social problems, but to fighting political opposition.  After Melia's arrest, the newly appointed PM thanked the police for their “successful operation”. Similar [...]

About a former KGB operative’s lawsuit

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

Igor Giorgadze has sued DFWatch. Igor Giorgadze, the former Security Minister of Georgia, and an extremely controversial person in the country’s modern history, has sued DFWatch for an article published on July 23. First of all, he objects to the title of the English version of the article, which refers to him as ‘public enemy number one’. […]

Responsibility, not informal influence

By | August 7th, 2015|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |

(DF Watch.) Georgia’s greatest obstacle to becoming a European democracy is the persistence of an informal system of political governance. Though most welcomed the change of government in 2012, the signs were there early on: When then Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili […]

Dances with a bear

By | June 30th, 2015|Categories: Opinion|

(DF Watch.) The lukewarm Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga further outlined the value of Georgia’s two most important interconnected strategic goals: transforming the country into a modern European state and its European perspective of joining the EU. […]