Geopolitics and Security

A New Strategy for the South Caucasus

22/02/2018 | by Stefan Meister

Geopolitics and Security - A New Strategy for the South Caucasus, 2018, 305 pp., ISBN 978-9941-449-93-2

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The South Caucasus is a region at the nexus of various economic, political, and energy interests. It is currently witnessing some of the most complex and dangerous events in the world today. It features weak states, direct and proxy wars, and a confluence of great power interests. It is a prism for fundamental challenges to the international system, including separatism, security, energy transit, and infrastructure.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Kornely Kakachia, Stefan Meister, Benjamin Fricke p. 6

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S NEW EASTERN PARTNERSHIP POLICY
Licínia Simão, p. 18

EUROPEAN UNION ENERGY POLICY: THE ROLE OF THE SOUTH CAUCASUS
Brenda Shaffer, p. 45

RUSSIA’S COOPERATIVE HEGEMONY IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: A RETROSPECTIVE ACTUALIZATION OF THE MODEL
Andrey Makarychev & Alexandra Yatsyk, p. 74

IN SEARCH OF THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE: GEORGIA AFTER THE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT
Kakha Gogolashvili, p. 101

AZERBAIJAN’S POLICY TOWARD EU INTEGRATION: UNRECOGNIZED STRATEGIC PARTNER
Anar Valiyev, p. 128

INFRASTRUCTURE COOPERATION: AZERBAIJAN-GEORGIA–TURKEY
Gulmira Rzayeva, p. 153

PROMISE AND PERIL: THE ARMENIA-RUSSIA-IRAN AXIS
Richard Giragosian, p. 177

THE INTERNAL-EXTERNAL NEXUS IN THE EASTERN PARTNERSHIP: CONSEQUENCES OF THE EU’S CRISIS FOR THE SOUTH CAUCASUS
Laure Delcour, Hrant Kostanyan, p. 207

THE IMPACT OF THE UKRAINE AND SYRIA CONFLICTS ON THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE SOUTH CAUCASUS
Svante Cornell, p. 231

EU GLOBAL STRATEGY, RESILIENCE OF THE EAST EUROPEAN SOCIETIES AND THE RUSSIAN CHALLENGE
Nona Mikhelidze, p. 266

CONCLUSION
Kornely Kakachia, Stefan Meister, Benjamin Fricke, p. 283

 
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