1-18 of 18 Search Results for

ossetia

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 15–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... muttered darkly about Kosovo setting a new precedent in international relations. Observed the Foreign Ministry: “The declaration and recognition of Kosovo’s independence will force Russia to adjust its line regarding Abkhazia and South Ossetia, where the majority of the population has Russian...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 19–39.
Published: 01 September 2009
... by “reintegrating” South Ossetia, Abkhazia, and Adjara. In this context, additional organizational and doctrinal interoperability of Georgian forces was desirable, but only to the extent that it enabled Georgian forces to meet these primary domestic political requirements. For Georgia, a country with a weak...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 32–48.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Washington proved to be unable to cope with it.1 That failure is all the more perplexing in that not only did the United States understand the seriousness of the situation in and around South Ossetia and Abkhazia, but Moscow had publicly warned Georgia and Washington that if Georgia acted excessively...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2008) 19 (3): 23–54.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., particularly the one between Georgia and South Ossetia, could explode at any minute with far-reaching implications for the region and world politics in general. That conflict, in particular, perpetually appears to be on the verge of explosion, with incidents occurring there with monotonous regularity...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (2): 99–114.
Published: 01 June 2015
... in Georgia’s unresolved conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia, that conflict resolution plays no real part in US policy in the Caucasus.9 Worse yet, the views that the United States should renounce an active role in conflict resolution in particular and the region as a whole are pervasive among...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 113–137.
Published: 01 June 2009
..., actively subverts the national government in Tbilisi with its sup- port for separatist movements in South Ossetia and Abkhazia.49 The situation came to a head in early August 2008, when Georgian armed forces invaded South Ossetia to battle Russian-backed separatists in the region. Russia immediately...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 01 December 2012
... intervened militarily in Georgia in 2008. President Bush criticized the Russian intervention and stated that Russian action in South Ossetia and Abkhazia jeopardized relations with the United States.71 The use of US maritime assets to demonstrate US support for Georgia after the conflict and deliver...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
... overwhelmingly by Arme- nians. While Armenia and Azerbaijan have observed a ceasefire since 1994, their common border remains closed. However, especially since the 2008 Russian-­Georgian military confrontation that resulted in Russia’s recogni- tion of “independence” for Abkhazia and South Ossetia...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 74–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Monitoring Mission in Georgia, which was estab- lished after the August 2008 war to monitor the situation between Georgia and South Ossetia. Pipeline Development Due to its strategic location, the Black Sea is a transit route for oil and gas exports from the landlocked...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 10–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., Abkhazia, and South Ossetia. McCain, in particular, advocated measures that could have put the United States on a collision course with a nuclear-­armed Russia. More broadly, the same binary interpretation (all villainy on one side and all tragic victimization on the other) that occurred...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 September 2005
... As noted in a recent Russian commen- tary on the rising tensions in South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two components of Georgia that seceded and maintain themselves mainly through reliance on Russian arms and massive corruption, “The events in South Ossetia and Abkhazia show that Putin’s Russia needs...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 37–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
...  Mediterranean Quarterly: December 2015 leader. It is rather difficult for Washington to condemn Putin’s regime for annexing Crimea or setting up puppet states in the occupied Georgian prov- inces of Abkhazia and South Ossetia when a NATO member is guilty of simi- lar behavior. Ankara’s mounting...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 2013
... — at the start of the school year — another hor- rific event shook Russia when a group of Islamic militants, sent by Basayev, seized a school in the town of Beslan in North Ossetia (which borders Chech- nya). They took over one thousand people hostage, the vast majority of them children, and demanded...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 33–51.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Yugoslavia also brought to light a num- ber of frozen territorial and ethnic disputes, which are still not solved, rang- ing across Transdniester, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Nagorno-Karabakh, and Kosovo. Each of these has evolved in different ways; the international com- munity involvement has also...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 106–124.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Georgia will be highly vulnerable to Russian military action or to sabotage.56 The frozen conflicts in South Ossetia and Abkhazia may trigger tensions and disputes between Russia and Georgia and thus cause problems in the tran- sit of gas and oil from Azerbaijan via Georgia to Turkey.57 After all...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2009
... also agreed to further discussion on missile defense cooperation. Yet by late summer 2008 the future of much of these negotiations seemed in question because of Russia’s invasion of Georgia after an apparent Georgian intervention in parts of disputed South Ossetia. Had US support for Georgia’s...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 72–94.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... The Azeri fear of the Kos- ovo precedent was reinforced by Russia’s recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states after its war with Georgia in August 2008. Armenian president Serge Sarkisian responded to Aliev’s warnings on 2 December 2010 during the OSCE summit in Astana...
Journal Article
Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 4–29.
Published: 01 June 2017
... in the east of Ukraine in 2014, there are now five unresolved or “frozen” conflicts in the wider Black Sea that provide ungoverned spaces. These include Nagorno Karabakh, the disputed enclave between Armenia and Azerbaijan; Transnistria in Moldova; Abkhazia and South Ossetia in Georgia...