The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
Retribution and the Rule of Law: The Politics of Justice in Georgia
Over the last several years a gradual politicization of justice in Georgia has put into question the country’s democratization progress. Most attention has centered on the judicial campaign launched beginning […]
სამართლის პოლიტიზაცია საქართველოში: მზარდი საფრთხე? – The Politicization of Justice in Georgia: A Growing Threat?
ბოლო წლებში ყოფილი მთავრობის წევრების დაპატიმრებისა და გასამართლების კამპანია ბადებს შეკითხვას, გადაიქცევა თუ არა თანდათან საქართველოს სასამართლო სისტემა პოლიტიკური ანგარიშსწორებისა და ოპოზიციის დასუსტების ინსტრუმენტად. 2012 წელს ხელისუფლების შეცვლის მომენტიდან, პროკურატურა […]
Tackling Europe’s “Spice” Problem
The increased prevalence of the drug “Spice” is a concern for European policymakers. The authors put forward the case that stronger EU cooperation on the issue, more funding for research […]
A Western Strategy for the South Caucasus
The Caucasus is key to any Western efforts to shape future interactions between Europe and the Middle East, and to Western commercial and strategic interests in Eurasia. At a time […]
Is Georgia Slipping Away?
The recent sacking of Georgia’s most senior defense and foreign policymakers is symptomatic of the country’s ongoing political crisis, writes Svante Cornell. The shakeup also suggests that Tbilisi’s traditional Euro-Atlantic […]
The Limits of Russia’s “Pivot to Asia”
Forging closer economic and strategic ties with East Asia constitutes a rebalancing act in Moscow’s attempts to diversify its markets and counter its increased isolation in the wake of the […]
Putin’s Grand Strategy: The Eurasian Union and Its Discontents
Bringing together a group of leading American and European experts, this is the first book-length study of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s effort to create a Eurasian Union.
No More Frozen Conflicts
In the wake of the Malaysia Air shoot down, many Western leaders are calling for a ceasefire and a political solution to the conflict in Ukraine. They’re making a big […]
Checking Putin’s Eurasian Ambitions
Georgia and Azerbaijan can deny Moscow access to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. But they need U.S. support.
Crimea and the Lessons of Frozen Conflicts
The Battle for Ukraine. Vladimir Putin’s manipulations in Ukraine show us that the West needs to pay more attention to frozen conflicts among Russia’s neighbors.