West Asia

Ia Eradze, Giorgi Kartvelishvili, Luka Nakhutsrishvili, Tamar Qeburia, and Lela Rekhviashvili answer questions about the roots, nature, and trajectory of the country’s social movements and the future of Georgia.
Giorgi Kartvelishvili outlines the background that put Georgia’s rulers in a position to pursue such assertive and aggressive steps as its ‘foreign agents law’, despite immense domestic and international pressure.
Lela Rekhviashvili, Luka Nakhutsrishvili, Konstantine Eristavi, Alexandra Aroshvili & Ia Eradze — Since early April, Tbilisi has been the scene of protests on a scale unprecedented in modern Georgian history.
Bashir Kitachayev discusses the possible threat of war with Armenia, the situation of ethnic minorities in Azerbaijan, political repression and the future of Artsakh.