Caucasus

The Case of Tbilisi’s Kiwi Café and a Media F...

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When something is reported too quickly and then widely distributed, with all reliable news outlets carrying the same story and quoting the same original source, beware. Take the recent case of the flying sausages. This now-infamous…

NDI Polling & Current Political Processe...

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Opinion polling is not an exact science, a more than a few embarrassed survey research polling companies in various countries have found out the hard way. But there is a difference between honest mistakes, based on…

Nagorno-Karabakh – The Firefight Everyone Nee...

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The recent heat up in Nagorno-Karabakh is a surprise to many. This is a conflict that has been frozen for over twenty years. As in all such cases, this is not because the conflict is insoluble. It is because everyone involved has a vested…

Soros & the NGOs: Tearing Real Georgian ...

6756444George Soros is a very successful man, at least where money and power are concerned. The reach of the hedge fund legend through his Open Society Foundations leverages governments and ideas across the breadth of 40 nations now. Here is a look at…

Armenia Confirms Russia Mediated Ceasefire

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“The Turks have passed by here; all is in ruins and mourning.“ – Victor Hugo, 1880, Balkan liberation wars. Just when Azerbaijan seemed ready for an all out assault on Nagorno-Karabakh the war train came to a screeching halt. Both sides quickly agreed…

Pornhub with Notable Female Politicians Goes ...

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The latest political scandal to hit Georgia tells us a lot about life in developing countries allied with the US. A lot of senior politicians are implicated in it. But the question being asked is not, “Who did what to whom?” but…

Georgia Trafficks Weapons, and I Have the Doc...

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All governments are corrupt and to many, corruption is endemic to their function. Sadly, Georgia may well fall into this group. However, given Georgia’s strategic position, wars and…

Effort to Silence CIA Assets Begins with Tark...

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Most Chechen commanders have shelf lives, not necessarily in terms of effectiveness on the battlefield but in terms of political usefulness. It seems that another one is about to find out the hard way that Chechens are only there to…

Lugar Bio Weapons Laboratory, Time Bomb in Ge...

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Introduction by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor, Veterans Today: Despite treaties prohibiting the use of biological and chemical weapons, treaties prohibiting the development and use of…

Logistics of Terrorists Support Mechanisms in...

45345345344Introduction by Gordon Duff, Senior Editor, Veterans Today: To the casual observer, seemingly unrelated stories do not interrelate, nor do they support the scenario of a global threat. To the professional, working in…

Georgian Energy Minister Scoffs at Frontera&#...

889c4ff35cfe1f2875be51f99e27a090_XLThe Frontera Company, based in Houston, Texas, has been hanging round the Caucasus for years. Every so often, it tries to justify its presence there by claiming…

Georgian Crime of the Year – Warning to Poten...

800KeYkypwmoY2Two weeks ago a horrendous crime was committed in Tbilisi which is still the talk of the town. Vakhtang Qiria, the chief prosecutor of Samegrelo Zemo Svaneti, a mountainous region of Georgia, was found dead in…


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