World update: October 3 2018

ASIA GEORGIA NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg promised on Wednesday that Georgia will one day be a member of the transatlantic alliance. Which is great, I bet the Russians will be really happy for Georgia. ARMENIA Eurasianet's Joshua Kucera has more on the latest political tensions in Armenia: Armenians poured into the streets of Yerevan on … Continue reading World update: October 3 2018


Asia/Oceania/Africa update: August 21 2018

ASIA GEORGIA The Georgian and Iranian governments have gotten themselves into a row after Georgian security forces allegedly forced several Iranian women to remove their headscarves at Tblisi International Airport. The Georgian government says it's investigated the charge and found no evidence that the women were mistreated. What's interesting here is that many Iranian women … Continue reading Asia/Oceania/Africa update: August 21 2018

World update: August 1 2018

ASIA GEORGIA The Georgian military opened its Noble Partner 2018 exercises with soldiers from the United States and several other NATO members on Wednesday. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili took the opportunity to slam Russia for continuing to occupy the breakaway region of South Ossetia and support the breakaway region of Abkhazia, both of which Georgia still considers … Continue reading World update: August 1 2018