Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mikheil Saakashvili”

Saakashvili’s Fan Club vs. the Rule of Law (II)

Lincoln Mitchell takes Saakashvili’s Western fans to task: Saakashvili said all the …

Posted August 7th, 2014

Dictating How Other Nations Should Be Governed

Jackson Diehl complains that the Georgian government is holding abusive former officials …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Saakashvili’s Fan Club vs. the Rule of Law

Mark Adomanis comments on the charges filed by Georgian prosecutors against the …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Neoconservatism and Democracy Promotion

Noah Millman continues the discussion about neoconservatism. He makes many very good …

Posted April 10th, 2014

More Shameless Hawkish Revisionism

Peggy Noonan offers up some shameless revisionism: Mr. Putin doesn’t move because …

Posted March 13th, 2014

Georgia Could Do Without This Kind of “Help”

Melik Kaylan’s reaction to Saakashvili’s departure from office wins the prize for …

Posted November 4th, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: Still Cheerleading for Saakashvili

The Wall Street Journal‘s European edition does its best to whitewash Saakashvili’s …

Posted November 1st, 2013

The Economist and Saakashvili’s “Legacy”

The Economist‘s report on the end of Saakashvili’s tenure is typical in …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Bush and Saakashvili: A Case Study in What Not to Do

Thomas de Waal reviews Saakashvili’s presidency in Foreign Affairs. He recounts how …

Posted October 30th, 2013

Georgia and the “Freedom Agenda”

Max Seddon has written an interesting summary of Mikheil Saakashvili’s tenure as …

Posted October 29th, 2013

Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be in NATO

Michael Cecire’s case for Georgian membership in NATO goes off the rails …

Posted August 19th, 2013

The Dangers of Personalizing Foreign Policy

Nikolas Gvosdev discusses possible changes in U.S.-Venezuela relations in the wake of …

Posted March 8th, 2013

Misrepresenting Georgian Dream and Panicking Over Normal Russian Influence

Mark Adomanis does a good job refuting the string of nonsensical claims …

Posted October 13th, 2012

An Enduring Cold War Mentality

Mark Adomanis makes a good observation in his response to Seth Mandel’s …

Posted October 11th, 2012

Nothing Is More Dispiriting for Some Democratists Than a Free and Fair Election

Max Boot believes the election result in Georgia is “dispiriting” for democracy …

Posted October 10th, 2012

Georgian Dream’s Success Is Not a Victory for Moscow (II)

Paul Goble explains the reasons for Saakashvili’s defeat on Monday and Georgian …

Posted October 4th, 2012

Yes, Saakashvili Created a One-Party State

Back in January of this year, the well-known Caucasus expert Thomas de …

Posted October 3rd, 2012