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- Fourth Wave of democracy engulfing the Arab world
The current developments in the Arab world, should be a wake-up call for policy makers and opinion leaders in the West. What is happening in Tunisia, Egypt and other Arab
- Political Stalemate continues
While a second round of negotiations between the opposition and the ruling party is not yet in the air, the extra-parliamentary opposition has taken time-out for regroupin
- 48 Days later: Political landscape remains unchanged
The Georgian political situation has remained largely the same for the last 48 days. The ruling UNM headed by president Saakashvili, the cooperative parliamentary oppositi
- Political gladiators and the art of negotiation-led politics
The Georgian public as well as the international community has been looking forward to a positive breakthrough in the battle between Georgia's political gladiators for ove
- Battle of nerves continues for Georgia's politicians
Inside Georgia the political stand-off is viewed very much as a battle of nerves, a situation where neither side is willing to back down and preferring to wait instead for
- The First Attempts at Dialogue
Dialogue between Georgia's ruling and opposition parties has finally begun. However, at this initial stage, the common ground and cooperative vision needed to lead the cou
- Time for two sides to show responsibility
The most recent developments in Georgia are perfect proof that the unsettled rhetorical and political stalemate in the country is doomed to escalate into violence or insta
- Political standstill as gridlock continues
Amid ongoing political deadlock in Georgia, a way to avoid political crisis remains to be found. The extra-parliamentary opposition suspects the pro-government United Nati
- Post-Easter Political Landscape
Demand of those opposition parties, which are behind the ongoing protest rallies, to hold talks on terms of President Saakashvili's resignation is "an ultimatum" and can
- Systemic changes should take priority over leadership shifts in Georgia
Systemic change and improved system of checks and balances is a guarantee that the newcoming decision-makers are not tempted to monopolize power in their hands. The balanc
- The sixth day of protests
Today, the sixth day of the opposition protests in Georgia experts can only guess when and how the political tension is moderated. There are various moods in the public, w
- Paving Way for Dialogue Appears Challenging
Peaceful opposition protest continues in Georgia, as does the search for a way out of potential political deadlock. The experts underline the urgency of dialogue on specif
- Opposition Rallies Continue
Mikheil Machavariani, the vice-speaker of the parliament from the ruling party, said the opposition's tactic of "picketing" was continuation of war of nerves, instead of w
- Way out of political deadlock in Georgia?
Although dialogue seems challenging in Georgia, it can be described as the optimal, if not only, way out of deadlock. The political culture of radicalism and lack of com
- “Dialogue on Democracy” or “Civil Disobedience” for Georgia?
The President's press office released an English-language statement of Mikheil Saakashvili, which echoes his televised remarks made earlier on April 10. Mr. Saakashvili r
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