October 8, 2012

Georgia Should Abandon NATO Quest

Doug Bandow, Forbes

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Since the so-called Rose Revolution brought Mikheil Saakashvili to power in January 2004, the U.S.-educated lawyer has dominated politics in this country of 4.7 million. But opposition leader Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgia Dream coalition won last week’s parliamentary elections. Presumptive Prime Minister Ivanishvili should abandon his nation’s forlorn quest for NATO membership.

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TAGGED: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Bidzina Ivanishvili, Mikhael Saakashvili, Georgia, NATO

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