The Caucasus


June 2013

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


CONTENTS

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Caucasus Region


Internet Resources

Alberto, Priego.  NATO Cooperation Towards South Caucasus.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  2:50-57  Winter 2008.
Available online at: http://cria-online.org/Journal/2/NATO%20cooperation%20towards%20Southern%20Caucasus%20by%20Alberto%20Priego_done.pdf
"After the collapse of the Soviet Union, NATO was forced to remake its image.  For this reason the Atlantic Alliance has created some cooperative initiatives like the Partnership for Peace (PfP)."--Abstract.

Central Asia - Caucasus Institute Silk Road Studies Program. 
Available online at: http://www.silkroadstudies.org/new/
The site includes access to two online periodicals: China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly and Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst.

Eurasia Daily Monitor.  Washington, Jamestown Foundation. 
Available online at: http://www.jamestown.org/programs/edm/
Surveys recent developments in Eurasia, placing them in a geo-strategic perspective and outlining their implications for the United States and the West. 
May not be accessible from a .mil computer.

EurasiaNet.org. 
Available online at: http://www.eurasianet.org/
"EurasiaNet.org provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, Turkey, and Southwest Asia."--Website.

Gallina, Nicole.  Puzzles of State Transformation: The Cases of Armenia and Georgia.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  4:20-34  Winter 2010.
Available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/210956892/fulltextPDF/13CC5E8DD764C0B1E4B/3?accountid=4332/

Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP). 
Available online at: http://www.isdp.eu/regions/caucasus.html
Publishes the Silk Road Papers series, which addresses security and defense challenges facing the Eurasian states.

Military Policy Awareness Link: Russia.  Washington, National Defense University, Military Education Research Library Network (MERLN). 
Available online at: http://merln.ndu.edu/index.cfm?type=section&secid=112&pageid=3
See the "Chechnya and the Caucasus" link in the table of contents.  Provides links to resources including governmental and non-governmental sources.

Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe.  News and Features from the Caucases. 
Available online at: http://www.rferl.org/section/caucasus/174.html/
A weekly review of RFE/RL reporting and analysis about the countries of the South Caucasus and Russia's North Caucasus region.  Site includes an archive of older articles.

Sadegh-Zadeh, Kaweh.  Iran's Strategy in the South Caucasus.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  2:35-41  Winter 2008.
Available online at: http://mercury.ethz.ch/serviceengine/Files/ISN/104446/ichaptersection_singledocument/2e82696c-5eed-4f1c-a7df-2b86b28dd574/en/Chapter4.pdf/
This article explores Iran's regional strategy vis-à-vis its northern neighbors and outlines the driving forces behind its foreign policy.

Tchantouridzé, Lasha.  The Three Colors of War: Russian, Turkish, and Iranian Military Threat to the South Caucasus.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  2:2-10  Winter 2008.
Available online at: http://cria-online.org/2_2.html
May not be accessible from a .mil computer.

Ter-Abrahamian, Hrant.  Islamism in the South Caucasus.  Iran & The Caucasus  11, no. 1:127-139  2007.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=26392967&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv
"The article is dedicated to Islamism and its specific forms of manifestation in the South Caucasus (in Georgia and Azerbaijan Republic in particular)."--Abstract.

Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).  Caucasus. 
Available online at: http://csis.org/region/caucasus/
Provides strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions to decisionmakers.

Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).  Caucasus Initiative. 
Available online at: http://www.csis.org/ruseura/caucasus/
"Focuses on the three countries of the southern Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia."--Website.

Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).  The North Caucasus. 
Available online at: http://csis.org/program/north-caucasus/
Includes links to commentaries and publications.

White, Gregory L. and Boudreaux, Richard.  Chechen Rebel Digs In, Suggesting Rift in Insurgency.  Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition, p A11  August 12, 2010.
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Internet Resources (Student Research)

Predmore, Jeffrey C.  The Caucasus Emirate: Emerging Force or Jihadist Fantasy?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 22, 2011.  30 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA560576/

Ross, Thomas M.  Wolves in Wolves' Clothing: The Role of the Chechen Mafia in the Formation of an Independent Chechen Republic.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2011.  113 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA547926
http://edocs.nps.edu/npspubs/scholarly/theses/2011/June/11J un%5FRoss.pdf/

"It was wealth and power that Dudayev's fledgling government needed, Chechen organized crime groups would provide but at a cost."--Abstract.

Schurr, Donald P.  Self-Inflicted Wounds: Russia's Failed Chechen and North Caucasus Policy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, April 22, 2012.  66 p. (USAWC strategy research project)
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA562045/

Vlad, Gheorghita.  Geopolitical Interests in the Black Sea/Caspian Region.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, March 21, 2011.  48 p. (USAWC strategy research project)
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA547374/
"This paper will analyze the interest of the major actors in the region between the Black and Caspian Seas and will suggest what the United States could do to help sustain a favorable balance in the region."--Abstract.

Books

Akhmadov, Ilyas and Lanskoy, Miriam.  The Chechen Struggle: Independence Won and Lost.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  270 p.
Book call no.: 947.086 A315c

Blandy, Charles.  North Caucasus: Border Security.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, March 2008.  15 p. (Caucasus series, 08/10)
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/caucas us/08%2810%29CWB.pdf/
Book call no.: 355.03304752 B642n

Blandy, Charles.  North Caucasus: Negative Trends.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, October 2009.  16 p. (Caucasus series, 09/12)
"This paper concentrates on the widening cycle of violence and the departure of ethnic Russians to more peaceful regions, which impacts on the economies of the eastern republics in the North Caucasus through the loss of skilled workers."--Abstract.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/caucas us/09%2812%29%20CWB%203.pdf/
Book call no.: 947.52086 B642nb

Blandy, Charles.  Provocation, Deception, Entrapment: The Russo-Georgian Five Day War.  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, March 2009.  15 p. (Caucasus series, 09/02)
"...there can be no doubt that Russia still intends despite the financial downturn to re-establish its former position and influence throughout the Caucasus, Black Sea and Caspian regions."--P. 1.
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/caucas us/09%2802%29CWB.pdf/
Book call no.: 327.4704758 B642p

Blank, Stephen.  U.S. Interests in Central Asia and the Challenges to Them.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, March 2007.  47 p.
Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=758
Book call no.: 327.73058 B642u

Bodansky, Yossef.  Chechen Jihad: Al Qaeda's Training Ground and the Next Wave of Terror.  New York, Harper, 2007.  442 p.
Book call no.: 363.325094752 B666c

Bowker, Mike.  Russia, America and the Islamic World.  Burlington, VT, Ashgate, 2007.  193 p.
"Bowker examines the newly emerging relationship between Russia and the United States and their struggle against the common threat of international terrorism."--Book jacket.
Book call no.: 327.7304709 B786r

Bullough, Oliver.  Let Our Fame Be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus.  New York, Basic Books, 2010.  496 p.
Book call no.: 947.5086 B938L

Bunce, Valerie and Wolchik, Sharon L.  Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries.  Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 2011.  373 p. (Cambridge studies in contentious politics)
Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia review, pp 148-176.
Book call no.: 324.91717 B894d

Chechnya Still Boiling, edited by George S. Toler.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2010.  81 p. (Russian political, economic and security issues series)
Book call no.: 947.52 C5142

Cheterian, Vicken.  War and Peace in the Caucasus: Ethnic Conflict and the New Geopolitics.  New York, Columbia University, 2008.  395 p.
Book call no.: 947.5086 C526w

Coene, Frederik.  The Caucasus: An Introduction.  New York, Routledge, 2010.  238 p. (Routledge contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe series no.17)
Book call no.: 947.5 C672c

Faultlines of Conflict in Central Asia and the South Caucasus: Implications for the U.S. Army, edited by Olga Oliker and Thomas S. Szayna.  Santa Monica, CA, RAND Arroyo Center, 2003.  379 p.
Also available online at: http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1598/
Book call no.: 355.033058 F263

Garnett, Sherman W. and others.  The New Central Asia: In Search of Stability: A Report to the Trilateral Commission.  New York, Trilateral Commission, 2000.  79 p. (The triangle papers no. 54)
Book call no.: 327.58 G235n

Goldschmidt, Arthur and Davidson, Lawrence.  A Concise History of the Middle East.  8th ed. Boulder, CO, Westview Press, 2006.  559 p. 
"The eighth edition brings new discussion to the post-9/11 political developments and surveys terrorism in the Middle East, the Iraq War, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict."--Book jacket.
Book call no.: 956 G623c 2006

The Guns of August 2008: Russia's War in Georgia, edited by Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr.  Armonk, NY, M.E. Sharpe, 2009.  279 p. (Studies of Central Asia and the Caucasus)
Book call no.: 947.580862 G976

IHS Jane's World Insurgency and Terrorism.  Coulsdon, England, IHS Global, 2012.  880 p.
Russian Federation, Caucasus Emirate, pp 636-653.
Previous editions available in bookstacks.
Book call no.: R 364.1 J33 2012

Johnson, Robert.  Oil, Islam and Conflict: Central Asia since 1945.  London, Reaktion, 2007.  272 p. (Contemporary worlds)
"It covers the civil Wars in Afghanistan and Tajikstan, the conflicts in Chechnya and the Caucasus, and terrorism across the region."--Book jacket.
Book call no.: 958.042 J68o

Kandiyoti, Rafael.  Pipelines: Flowing Oil and Crude Politics.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.  285 p.
"...This is an entirely new way to view the international politics of oil and natural gas and therefore crucial to any explanation of the tensions involving Central Asia, The Middle East, Russia, China and Europe."--Publisher description.
Book call no.: 388.5 K16p

King, Charles.  The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2008.  291 p.
Book call no.: 947.5 K52g

Marsh, Steve and Rees, G. Wyn.  The European Union in the Security of Europe: From Cold War to Terror War.  New York, Routledge, 2012.  246 p.
Review pp 119-141, Chapter 7: The EU and the Eastern Arc of Instability: The Western Balkans, Eastern Europe and South Caucasus.
Book call no.: 355.03304 M366e

Moore, Cerwyn.  Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya.  Manchester, England, Manchester University Press, 2010.  174 p.
Book call no.: 303.6094752 M821c

Nation, R. Craig.  Russia, The United States, and The Caucasus.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, February 2007.  40 p. (U.S. and Russia, regional security issues and interests)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA463861/
Book call no.: 327.475 N277r

Peimani, Hooman.  Conflict and Security in Central Asia and the Caucasus.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, 2009.  373 p.
Book call no.: 958.043 P377c

Political Violence in Twentieth-Century Europe, edited by Donald Bloxham and Robert Gerwarth.  New York, Cambridge University Press, 2011.  258 p.
"...The book spans a 'greater Europe' stretching from Ireland and Iberia to the Baltic, the Caucasus, Turkey and the southern shores of the Mediterranean."--Publisher.
Book call no.: 303.60940904 P769

Rethinking a Middle East in Transition, edited by Kenneth H. Williams.  Washington, Middle East Institute; Marine Corps University Press, 2011.  220 p.
Also available online at: https://www.tecom.usmc.mil/mcupress/images1/Pub images/Retinking a Middle East Web.pdf
Book call no.: 320.956 R438

Russia's Homegrown Insurgency: Jihad in the North Caucasus, edited by Dr. Stephen J. Blank.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, October 24, 2012.  157 p.
"The three papers offered in this monograph provide a detailed analysis of the insurgency and counterinsurgency campaigns being conducted by Islamist rebels against Russia in the North Caucasus."--Abstract.

Also available online at: http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/download.cfm?q=1116
Book call no.: 355.02180947 R969

Sadri, Houman A.  Global Security Watch--The Caucasus States.  Santa Barbara, CA, Praeger Security International, 2010.  270 p. (Global security watch)
Book call no.: 355.0330475 S126g

Schaefer, Robert W.  The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad.  Santa Barbara, CA, Praeger Security International, 2010.  303 p.
Book call no.: 947.086 S294i

Trafficking in Humans: Social, Cultural and Political Dimensions, edited by Sally Cameron and Edward Newman.  New York, United Nations University Press, 2008.  292 p.
Book call no.: 364.15 T764

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  The Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 2nd Session, September 9, 2008.  Washington, U.S. GPO, 2009.  63 p. (S. hrg.,110-736)
Also available online at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-110shrg47548/pdf/CHRG-110shrg47548.pdf
Book call no.: 327.1709475 U58c

Zürcher, Christoph.  The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict, and Nationhood in the Caucasus.  New York, New York University Press, 2007.  289 p.
"The book provides a brief history of the region, particularly the collapse of the Soviet Union and the dramatic changes that took place in the wake of this toppling."--Book jacket.
Book call no.: 947.5086 Z96p

Documents

NATO Defense College.  Research Paper.  Rome, Italy, Academic Research Branch, NATO Defense College, March 2007.  8 p. (Research paper no. 32)
Reports on Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.  Contents: Armenian Perceptions of International Security in the South Caucasus, by David S. Yost; Azerbaijan’s Key Role in the South Caucasus, by Andrew Monaghan; Georgia and International Politics in the South Caucasus, by Cees M. Coops
Also available online at: http://www.ndc.nato.int/download/downloads.php?icode=16
Doc. call no.: M-U 41723-128 no.32

Nichol, Jim.  Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia: Political Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, July 31, 2007.  (CRS report for Congress, RL33453)
Link provides access to other versions of this report. 
Library has: 2007:July31, Aug.31, Dec.19, 2008:June17, Sept.24, 2009:Apr.9, July13, Oct.20, 2010:June30, Sept.16.
Also available online at: http://opencrs.com/document/RL33453/
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.RL33453

Nichol, Jim.  Stability in Russia's Chechnya and Other Regions of the North Caucasus: Recent Developments.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, April 3, 2009.  (CRS report for Congress, RS 34613)
Link provides access to other versions of this report.
Also available online at: http://opencrs.com/document/RL34613/
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.RL34613

Periodicals

Alexandrova-Arbatova, Nadia.  The Impact of the Caucasus Crisis on Regional and European Security.  Southeast European & Black Sea Studies  9:287-300  September 2009.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=44252713&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv/

Bandow, Doug.  US Policy Toward Kosovo: Sowing the Wind in the Balkans, Reaping the Whirlwind in the Caucasus.  Mediterranean Quarterly  20:15-30  Winter 2009.
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Barry, Ellen.  An Insurgency Evolves in the Caucasus Region as Wounds Fester.  New York Times, p A4, April 7, 2010.
Also available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/434354629?accountid=4332/

Bishku, Michael B.  The South Caucasus Republics and the Muslim Middle East: Political and Economic Imperatives.  Mediterranean Quarterly  21:26-46  Summer 2010.
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Bodansky, Yossef.  North Caucasus Takes Shape as an Early Obama Target.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  41, no. 1:20  2013.
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Bodansky, Yossef.  Success Against Chechen Jhadists Has Led to a New Phase of Jamaat Terrorism.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  37, no. 6:14-15  2009.
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A Byzantine Arabesque?  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  37, no. 11-12:4-7  2009.
"The article discusses the failure of western countries to cope with the challenging developments in Central Asia and the Caucasus."--Abstract.
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Campana, Aurelie and Legare, Kathia.  Russia's Counterterrorism Operation in Chechnya: Institutional Competition and Issue Frames.  Studies in Conflict & Terrorism  34:47-63  January 2011.
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Clements, Matthew.  North Caucasus Militancy Remains Russia's Greatest Security Threat.  Jane's Intelligence Review  24:4  February 2012.

Dannreuther, Roland.  Islamic Radicalization in Russia: An Assessment.  International Affairs  86:109-126  January 2010.
"To what extent does Russia face the threat of Islamic radicalization?"--Abstract.
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Dursun-Ozkancaa, Oya and Crossley-Frolick, Katy.  Security Sector Reform in Kosovo: The Complex Division of Labor Between the EU and Other Multilateral Institutions in Building Kosovo’s Police Force.  European Security  21:236-256  June 2012.

Enginsoy, Umit and Bekdil, Burak Ege.  Turkey Caught Between U.S., Russia in Caucasus Crisis.  Defense News  23:26  September 1, 2008.

Faltas, Sami and Hartog, Merijn.  The Starlink Program: Training for Security Sector Reform in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal  7:81-91  Summer 2008.

Forrest, Brett.  The New Silk Road.  National Geographic  218:54-79  August 2010.
"...the BTK railway is the result of an alliance between Turkey, Georgia, and Azerbaijan; neighboring Armenia was deliberately left out of the party."--Abstract.
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Gerber, Theodore P. and Mendelson, Sarah E.  Security Through Sociology: The North Caucasus and the Global Counterinsurgency Paradigm.  Studies in Conflict & Terrorism  32:831-851  September 2009.
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Ghafouri, Mahmoud.  The Caspian Sea: Rivalry and Cooperation.  Middle East Policy  15:81-96  Summer 2008.
"The article focuses on the management of the oil resources of the Caspian Sea by the former Soviet Union countries surrounding it."--Abstract.
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Giragosian, Richard.  Shifting Security in the South Caucasus.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal  6:100-106  Fall 2007.

Grebennikov, Marat.  Farewell to the Caucasus: Regional Ethnic Clan Politics and the Growing Instability of the Ruling Elite After the 2012 Presidential Elections in Russia.  Communist and Post-Communist Studies  46:159-166  March 2013.
"One of the most lingering questions about Russian politics that dominates public discourse and media coverage is the future of political regime after the 2012 presidential elections."--Abstract.

Hahn, Gordon M.  The Jihadi Insurgency and the Russian Counterinsurgency in the North Caucasus.  Post-Soviet Affairs  24:1-39  January-March 2008.
Also available online at: http://www.metapress.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/content/90vpnp3464h5243h/fulltext.pdf/

Henman, Matt.  Soldiering On: North Caucasus Militants Sustain Operations.  Jane's Intelligence Review  24:14-17  May 2012.
"The article reports on why the violence in Russia's North Caucasus region has not diminished significantly."--Abstract.

Ismailov, Eldar and Papava, Vladimer.  A New Concept for the Caucasus.  Southeast European and Black Sea Studies  8:283-298  September 2008.
Discusses the "historical, political and economic legacies of the Caucasus."--Abstract.
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Kemoklidze, Nino and others.  Many Faces of the Caucasus.  Europe-Asia Studies  64:1611-1624  November 2012.
Presents "topics related to the Caucasus region, including Russian policy towards Abkhazia, Georgia, the Nagorno-Karabackh conflict in Azerbaijan, and the South Ossetian War."--Abstract.

Knysh, Alexander.  Islam and Arabic as the Rhetoric of Insurgency: The Case of the Caucasus Emirate.  Studies in Conflict & Terrorism  35:315-337  April 2012.
"This article addresses one concrete example of how some Muslim insurgents of the Northern Caucasus use Islam to unite the diverse and occasionally mutually hostile ethnic groups of the area in the face of Russian domination with the goal of establishing an independent Islamic state based on the Muslim Divine Law (Sharia)."--Abstract.

Kolsto, Pal and Blakkisrud, Helge.  Living with Non-Recognition: State-and Nation-Building in South Caucasian Quasi-States.  Europe-Asia Studies  60:483-509  May 2008.
Focuses on whether Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh exist as functioning state entities.
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Lussac, Samuel James.  Ensuring European Energy Security in Russia 'Near Abroad': The Case of the South Caucasus.  European Security  19:607-625  December 2010.

Malashenko, Aleksei.  On Thin Ice: Chechen Stability Hinges on President.  Jane's Intelligence Review  20:34-37  August 2008.

Malek, Martin.  NATO and the South Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia on Different Tracks.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal  7:30-51  Summer Supplement 2008.

Mihalka, Michael D. and Wilcox, Mark R.  Unintended Strategic Consequences of Security Assistance in the South Caucasus.  Joint Force Quarterly  No. 57:24-32  2nd Quarter 2010.
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Nieto, W. Alejandro Sanchez.  The Olympic Challenge: Russia's Strategy for the Establishment of Security in the North Caucasus before 2014.  The Journal of Slavic Military Studies  24, no. 4:582-604  2011.

Northern Explosion: Violence Escalates in North Caucasus.  Jane's Intelligence Review  21:8-13  October 2009.

O'Lear, Shannon.  Borders in the South Caucasus.  Defense & Security Analysis  27:267-276  September 2011.

Phlipot, Constance A.  The North Caucasus: Russian Roulette on Europe's Borders.  Parameters  40:87-100  Summer 2010.
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Pyadushkin, Maxim.  Securing the Neighborhood: Caucasus Remains a Headache for Russia.  Defense Technology International  5:34  January 2011.
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Qualls, John M.  Current U.S. Policy of Provoking Russia is Fundamentally Flawed.  Military Review  89:114-117  January-February 2009.
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Rebel within the Caucasus.  Jane's Terrorism & Security Monitor, pp 18-20  April 2010.

Russell, John.  Chechen Elites: Control, Cooption or Substitution?  Europe-Asia Studies  63:1073-1087  August 2011.
"The article discusses the relationship between Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of Chechnya, and Chechen elites."--Abstract from EBSCOhost.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=63514953&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv/

Sagramoso, Domitilla.  Violence and Conflict in the Russian North Caucasus.  International Affairs  83:681-705  July 2007.
"There is a risk that instability and violence in the North Caucasus may spread into areas that are of growing significance not only to Europe, but also to the United States and the Atlantic alliance."--Abstract from EBSCOhost.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25916667&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv/

Sanamyan, Emil.  Awkward Triangle - Azerbaijan Balances Relations with Israel and Iran.  IHS Jane's Intelligence Review  24:24-29  June 2012.
"Azerbaijan's billion dollar arms deal with Israel led to speculation that Israel may use the country as a staging post for a potential attack on Iran."--Key points.

Sierra, Oscar B. Pardo.  No Man’s Land?  A Comparative Analysis of the EU and Russia’s Influence in the Southern Caucasus.  Communist and Post-Communist Studies  44:233-243  September 2011.
"Contrary to commonly held opinions, Russian influence is receding in both areas (economic and energy) and is a dominant external actor only in Armenia.  In contrast, the EU is slowly increasing its presence in the economic area and has become a key player in the energy sector."--Abstract.

Simao, Licínia.  The Problematic Role of EU Democracy Promotion in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh.  Communist and Post-Communist Studies  45:193-200  March-June 2012.

Simons, Greg.  Security Sector Reform and Georgia: The European Union’s Challenge in the Southern Caucasus.  European Security  21:272-293  June 2012.

Smid, Tomas and Kupka, Petr.  Eastern Outlaws: Chechen Organized Crime in Europe.  Jane's Intelligence Review  24:36-41  April 2012.

Toft, Monica Duffy and Zhukov, Yuri M.  Denial and Punishment in the North Caucasus: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Coercive Counter-Insurgency.  Journal of Peace Research  49:785-800  November 2012.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=83577120&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv?/

Trouble at the Top (Turmoil Within the Islamist Caucasus Emirate).  Jane's Terrorism & Security Monitor, pp 15-16  September 2010.

Winslow, Donna and others.  Global Chechnya from Russian Sovereignty to Pan-Islamic Autonomy.  Small Wars & Insurgencies  24:129-151  March 2013.
"In Chechnya a protracted conflict only seemingly quieted down, but it still smolders and as the conflict is suppressed by coercion, it is inevitable that it will flare up at some time in the near future."--Abstract.

Wright, Geoffrey.  Defense Reform and the Caucasus: Challenges of Institutional Reform During Unresolved Conflict.  Mediterranean Quarterly  20:19-39  Summer 2009.
"An essay is presented that discusses the challenges of advocating U.S. institutional defense reforms to friendly countries undergoing unresolved domestic conflicts."--Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=44168390&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv/

Zabyelina, Yuliya.  Energy Sapping: Oil Theft in Russia's North Caucasus.  IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review  25:56-57  February 2013.


Armenia


Internet Resources

Foreign Operations Assistance: Armenia: Fact Sheet.  April 2012.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/193966.pdf
Maintained by United States Department of State, Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia.

United States.  Department of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  U.S. Relations With Armenia.  February 12, 2013.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5275.htm
"More information about Armenia is available on the Armenia Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet."--Website.

Books

Adalian, Rouben Paul.  Historical Dictionary of Armenia.  2nd ed. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2010.  674 p. (Historical dictionaries of Europe no. 77)
Book call no.: 956.62003 A117h

The Armenian Genocide: Cultural and Ethical Legacies, edited by Richard Hovannisian.  New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers, 2007.  449 p.
Book call no.: 956.620154 A7281

Bobelian, Michael.  Children of Armenia: A Forgotten Genocide and the Century-Long Struggle for Justice.  New York, Simon & Schuster, 2009.  308 p.
Book call no.: 956.620154 B663c

Bunce, Valerie and Wolchik, Sharon L.  Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries.  Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 2011.  373 p. (Cambridge studies in contentious politics)
"From 1998 to 2005, six elections took place in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia that had the surprising outcome of empowering the opposition and defeating authoritarian incumbents or their designated successors."-- Publisher.
Georgia, pp 148-176. Azerbaijan and Armenia, pp 177-211.
Book call no.: 324.91717 B894d

IHS Jane's Sentinel, Country Risk Assessments, Russia & the CIS.  Alexandria, VA, IHS Global, 2013.  757 p.
Armenia, pp 3-53.
Previous editions available in bookstacks.
Book call no.: R 947.086 J33 2013

Migliorino, Nicola.  (Re)Constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syria: Ethno-Cultural Diversity and the State in the Aftermath of a Refugee Crisis.  New York, Berghahn Books, 2008.  242 p. (Studies in forced migration, vol. 21)
Book call no.: 305.891 M634r

Nations in Transit 2007: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia, edited by Jeannette Goehring.  New York, Freedom House, 2007.  773 p.
Armenia, by Anna Walker, pp 79-103.
Book call no.: 330.947 N277 2007

Payaslian, Simon.  The History of Armenia: From the Origins to the Present.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  296 p. (Palgrave essential histories)
Book call no.: 956.62 P343h

Political Handbook of Asia 2007.  Washington, CQ Press, 2007.  882 p.
Armenia, pp 55-71.
Book call no.: 320.95 P7692

Redgate, Anne Elizabeth.  The Armenians.  Malden, MA, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.  331 p. (Peoples of Europe)
"The book closes with a survey of Armenia under foreign rule, since the 1070s, most recently under the Ottoman Empire and as part of the Soviet Union."--Book jacket.
Book call no.: 947.56086 R316a

Solomon, Susan.  Armenia.  New York, Random House, 2010.  168 p. (Culture smart!)
"Culture Smart! Armenia is an illuminating and practical guide to Armenian culture and society."--P. 4 of cover.
Book call no.: 947.56086 S689a

Taylor, Scott.  Unreconciled Differences: Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Ottawa, Canada, Esprit de Corps Books, 2010.  176 p.
Book call no.: 956.102 T246u

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  The CIA World Factbook.  New York, Skyhorse Publishing, 2010.  868 p.
Refer to pp 35-38 for Armenia. 
Latest edition available online at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/am.html
Book call no.: R 910 W927 2010

Documents (Student Research)

Pfeiffer, Kristian D.  Identity and the Armenian Genocide.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  41 p.
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=28617
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 P526i

Periodicals

Clements, Matthew and Stromberg, Lian.  On the Warpath: Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Struggle for Supremacy.  IHS Jane's Intelligence Review  24:24-31  November 2012.
"The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict lacks peacekeeping or independent permanent monitoring missions, so the precarious peace rests on conventional military deterrence - making the risk of war ever present."--Key points.

Copley, Gregory R. and Bodansky, Yossef.  Diplomatic Success: Strategic Failure.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  37, no. 10:17-19  2009.
"An accord to normalize diplomatic relations between Turkey and Armenia."--Abstract.
Also available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/197557118?accountid=4332

Sanamyan, Emil.  Tight Leash: Azerbaijan-Armenia Arms Race Accelerates.  Jane's Intelligence Review  23:22-27  March 2011.


Azerbaijan


Internet Resources

Foreign Operations Assistance: Azerbaijan: Fact Sheet.  April 2012.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/193977.pdf
Maintained by United States Department of State, Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia.

Nichol, Jim.  Azerbaijan: Recent Developments and U.S. Interests.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, February 22, 2013.
Available online at: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/97-522.pdf

United States.  Department of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor.  Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012. 
Available online at:http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/#wrapper
Click Countries/Regions in the top navigation bar.

United States.  Department of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  U.S. Relations With Azerbaijan.  September 20, 2012.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2909.htm
"More information about Azerbaijan is available on the Azerbaijan Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet."--Website.

Books

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  The CIA World Factbook.  New York, Skyhorse Publishing, 2010.  868 p.
Refer to pp 47-51 for Azerbaijan. 
Latest edition available online at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/aj.html
Book call no.: R 910 W927 2010

Bunce, Valerie and Wolchik, Sharon L.  Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries.  Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 2011.  373 p. (Cambridge studies in contentious politics)
"From 1998 to 2005, six elections took place in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia that had the surprising outcome of empowering the opposition and defeating authoritarian incumbents or their designated successors."--Publisher.
Georgia, pp 148-176.  Azerbaijan and Armenia, pp 177-211.
Book call no.: 324.91717 B894d

IHS Jane's Sentinel, Country Risk Assessments, Russia & the CIS.  Alexandria, VA, IHS Global, 2013.  757 p.
Azerbaijan, pp 57-129.
Previous editions available in bookstacks.
Book call no.: R 947.086 J33 2013

Kaplan, Seth D.  Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Development.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  215 p.
Chapter 11: Azerbaijan: Pressing Reform on an Autocracy, pp 164-177.
Book call no.: 320.91724 K17f

Kazimova, Nikki.  Azerbaijan.  New York, Random House, 2011.  168 p. (Culture smart!)
"...An illuminating and practical guide to Azerbaijani culture and society."--P. 4 of cover.
Book call no.: 947.54 K23a

Nations in Transit 2007: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia, edited by Jeannette Goehring.  New York, Freedom House, 2007.  773 p.
Azerbaijan, by H. Kaan Nazli, pp 105-131.
Book call no.: 330.947 N277 2007

Political Handbook of Asia 2007.  Washington, CQ Press, 2007.  882 p.
Azerbaijan, pp 92-107.
Book call no.: 320.95 P7692

Taylor, Scott.  Unreconciled Differences: Turkey, Armenia and Azerbaijan.  Ottawa, Canada, Esprit de Corps Books, 2010.  176 p.
Book call no.: 956.102 T246u

Documents

Nichol, Jim.  Azerbaijan's October 2008 Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, October 27, 2008.  7 p.
"This report discusses the win by incumbent Ilkham Aliyev in Azerbaijan’s October 15, 2008, presidential election."--Summary.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA489259
Doc. call no.: M-U 42953-1 no.R522977

Documents (Student Research)

Vahabov, Tamerlan.  Domestic Politics in Russian Federation and Its Implication to Foreign Policy: Case Study: Bilateral Russia-Azerbaijan Relations 1991-2002.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2008.  75 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 V127d

Periodicals

Azerbaijan Maintains Military Budget Expansion in 2013.  IHS Jane's Intelligence Review  25:6  January 2013.

Binnie, Jeremy.  All at Sea: Iran Threatens Military Moves into the Caspian.  IHS Jane's Intelligence Review  24:56-57  November 2012.

Bodansky, Yossef.  Re-Targeting the Caucasus.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  35, no. 10:4-5  2007.
"Azerbaijan security services unravel major Jihadist networks, stopping attacks on US, UK embassies."--Headnote.
Also available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/197554426?accountid=4332

Galeotti, Mark.  Facing Its Fears: Azerbaijan Cracks Down on Organized Crime.  Jane's Intelligence Review  20:48-51  February 2008.

Hargreaves, Jonathan.  Azerbaijan’s Growing Defence Market.  Jane's Defence Weekly  48:21  May 11, 2011.

Nuriyev, Elkhan.  Azerbaijan and the European Union: New Landmarks of Strategic Partnership in the South Caucasus-Caspian Basin.  Southeast European and Black Sea Studies  8:155-168  June 2008.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32744634&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Sanamyan, Emil.  Tight Leash: Azerbaijan-Armenia Arms Race Accelerates.  Jane's Intelligence Review  23:22-27  March 2011.


Nagono-Karabakh Conflict


Internet Resources

Muzalevsky, Roman.  Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan Agree To Look Beyond Politics.  Eurasia Daily Monitor  7:5-7  October 19, 2010.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=66338306&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

The Union of Armenian Associations in Sweden and Armenica.  The Conflict of Nagorno-Karabakh. 
Available online at: http://www.mountainous-karabakh.org/book_01.html

Internet Resources (Student Research)

Avetyan, Avetik Avo.  War in the Caucasus is Inevitable.  Norfolk, VA, Joint Forces Staff College, Joint Advanced Warfighting School, June 14, 2011.  102 p.
Available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA545741
"...this paper will shed light to its potential destructive force by demonstrating the sources of tension between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh and how Russia, Turkey, Iran, and the United States play into the mixture."--Abstract.

Books

Blandy, Charles.  Azerbaijan: Is War Over Nagornyy Karabakh a Realistic Option?  Shrivenham, England, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, May 2008.  17 p. (Caucasus series, 08/17)
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/caucasus/08%2817%29CWB.pdf
Book call no.: 355.03324754 B642a

Bolukbasi, Suha.  Azerbaijan: A Political History.  New York, I.B. Tauris, 2011.  292 p. (International Library of the Caucasus,1)
Book call no.: 947.54086 B694a

Ciobanu, Ceslav.  Frozen and Forgotten Conflicts in the Post-Soviet States: Genesis, Political Economy and Prospects for Solution.  New York, Columbia University Press, 2009.  181 p. (East European monographs no. 756)
Book call no.: 327.47 C576f

de Waal, Thomas.  Black Garden: Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War.  New York, New York University Press, 2003.  337 p.
Book call no.: 947.54085 D515b

Hanlon, Querine.  The Three Images of Ethnic War.  Westport, CN, Praeger Security International, 2009.  211 p. (The changing face of war)
"The Three Images of Ethnic War identifies the causes of ethnic war at three levels of analysis -- the group, the state, and the international."--Abstract.
Book call no.: 305.8 H241t

Document (Student Research)

Grimley, Russell L.  Framing Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Resolution: Understanding the Reasons for Failure and Assessing the Future.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, June 5, 2008.  28 p. (USAWC civilian research project, Senior Service College Fellowship project)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA493722
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-607 G863f

Periodicals

Clements, Matthew and Stromberg, Lian.  On the Warpath: Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Struggle for Supremacy.  IHS Jane's Intelligence Review  24:24-31  November 2012.
"The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict lacks peacekeeping or independent permanent monitoring missions, so the precarious peace rests on conventional military deterrence - making the risk of war ever present."--Key points.

de Waal, Thomas.  Remaking the Nagorno-Karabakh Peace Process.  Survival  52:159-176  August-September 2010.
Also available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=52444970&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv

Interview (with) Bako Sahakyan, President of the Self-Declared Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh.  Jane's Intelligence Review  24:58  March 2012.

Rowland, Richard H.  Population Trends in a Contested Pseudo-State: The Case of Nagorno-Karabakh.  Eurasian Geography and Economics  49, no. 1:99-111  2008.

Simao, Licínia.  The Problematic Role of EU Democracy Promotion in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh.  Communist and Post-Communist Studies  45:193-200  March-June 2012.

Smolnik, Franziska.  Political Rule and Violent Conflict: Elections as ‘Institutional Mutation’ in Nagorno-Karabakh.  Communist and Post-Communist Studies  45:153-163  March-June 2012.
"The article analyzes political rule in an entity affected by violent conflict."--Abstract.

A Thaw Point: Frozen Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict Warms Up.  Jane's Intelligence Review  20:26-32  June 2008.
Considers the long-standing lack of resolution in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, and three potential scenarios for its future.


Georgia


Internet Resources

Cohen, Ariel.  The Russian–Georgian War: A Challenge for the U.S. and the World.  Washington, The Heritage Foundation, August 11, 2008.  3 p. (WebMemo no. 2017)
Available online at: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2008/08/the-russian-georgian-war-a-challenge-for-the-us-and-the-world

Fact Sheet: U. S. Support for Georgia.  Washington, White House, Office of the Press Secretary, September 3, 2008.
Available online at: http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2008/09/20080903-6.html

Foreign Operations Assistance: Georgia: Fact Sheet.  April 2012.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/192132.pdf
Maintained by United States Department of State, Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia.

Hamilton, Robert E.  A Resolute Strategy on Georgia.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies, September 4, 2008.  3 p.
Available online at: http://csis.org/files/media/csis/pubs/080903_geo_rus_article.pdf
"As Russia’s occupation of Georgia drags on, it has become increasingly attractive to some analysts to blame Georgia for the conflict, to assert that continued U.S. security assistance to Georgia risks an irreparable fracture in the U.S.-Russia relationship that would threaten progress on issues of greater importance, and to maintain that in any case, the Russian attack has proven that Georgia is militarily indefensible."--Abstract.

Karasar, Hasan Ali.  Saakashvili Pulled the Trigger: Turkey between Russia and Georgia.  SETA Policy Brief, No. 20  Ankara, Turkey, Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), August 2008.
Available online at: http://setadc.org/pdfs/SETA_Policy_Brief_No_20_Hasan_Ali_Karasar.pdf

Nichol, Jim.  Russia-Georgia Conflict in August 2008: Context and Implications for U. S. Interests.  Washington, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, March 3, 2009.  36 p. (CRS Report for Congress, RL34618)
Available online at: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL34618.pdf

Özkan, Gökhan.  Georgia's NATO Membership within Context of the Black Sea Dimension of "The New Great Game".  Journal of Black Sea Studies  7:1-22  Autumn 2010.
Available online at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=80162419&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv
"Georgia's NATO membership became a dispute between the NATO member countries and the Russian Federation."--Abstract.

Sadri, Houman A. and Burns, Nathan L.  The Georgia Crisis: A New Cold War on the Horizon?  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  2:126-144  Spring 2010.
Available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/365442192?accountid=4332

Shafee, Fareed.  New Geopolitics of the South Caucasus.  Caucasian Review of International Affairs  2:184-186  Spring 2010.
Available online at: http://search.proquest.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/docview/365473843?accountid=4332
"The authors claim that those, who interpret the Russia-Georgia war within a Cold War paradigm, neglect the complexities of that conflict....Moreover, the Russia-Georgia war appears to indicate a return to older forms of international rivalry."--Abstract.

United States.  Department of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.  U.S. Relations With Georgia.  U.S. Department of State, December 14, 2012.
Available online at: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5253.htm

Valasek, Tomas.  What Does the War in Georgia Mean for EU Foreign Policy?  London, Centre for European Reform, August 2008.  5 p.
Available online at: http://www.cer.org.uk/sites/default/files/publications/attachments/pdf/2011/briefing_georgia_15aug08_tv-1136.pdf

The White House, Office of the Vice President.  Remarks by the Vice President to the Georgian Parliament.  Parliament Hall, Tbilisi, Georgia, July 23, 2009.
Available online at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Remarks-By-The-Vice-President-To-The-Georgian-Parliament/

Books

Asmus, Ronald D.  A Little War That Shook the World: Georgia, Russia, and the Future of the West.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  254 p.
Also available online as an EBSCOHost eBook at: http://search.ebscohost.com.aufric.idm.oclc.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=310663&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=airuniv
Book call no.: 947.58086 A836L

Blandy, Charles.  Georgia and Russia: A Further Deterioration in Relations.  Shrivenham, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, July 2008.  12 p. (Caucasus series, 08/22)
Also available online at: http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/caucas us/08%2822%29CWB.pdf
Book call no.: 327.4704758 B642g

Buchanan, Jane.  Up in Flames: Humanitarian Law Violations and Civilian Victims in the Conflict over South Ossetia.  New York, Human Rights Watch, 2009.  206 p.
Also available online at: http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/georgia0109web.pdf
Book call no.: 320.94758 H918u

Bunce, Valerie and Wolchik, Sharon L.  Defeating Authoritarian Leaders in Postcommunist Countries.  Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 2011.  373 p. (Cambridge studies in contentious politics)
"From 1998 to 2005, six elections took place in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia that had the surprising outcome of empowering the opposition and defeating authoritarian incumbents or their designated successors."--Publisher.
Georgia, pp 148-176.  Azerbaijan and Armenia, pp 177-211.
Book call no.: 324.91717 B894d

Ciobanu, Ceslav.  Frozen and Forgotten Conflicts in the Post-Soviet States: Genesis, Political Economy and Prospects for Solution.  New York, Columbia University Press, 2009.  181 p. (East European monographs no. 756)
Book call no.: 327.47 C576f

Cornell, Svante E.  Georgia after the Rose Revolution: Geopolitical Predicament and Implications for U.S. Policy.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, February 2007.  41 p. (U.S. and Russia, regional security issues and interests)
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA464082
Book call no.: 327.4758 C814g

Gahrton, Per.  Georgia: Pawn in the New Great Game.  London, Pluto Press, 2010.  254 p.
Book call no.: 327.4758 G136g

IHS Jane's Sentinel, Country Risk Assessments, Russia & the CIS.  Alexandria, VA, IHS Global, 2013.  757 p.
Georgia, pp 181-253.
Previous editions available in bookstacks.
Book call no.: R 947.086 J33 2013

MacKinnon, Mark.  The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections, and Pipeline Politics in the Former Soviet Union.  New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.  313 p.
See especially Chapter 7: The Rose Revolution, pp 116-130.
Book call no.: 947.0009 M158n

Nations in Transit 2007: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia, edited by Jeannette Goehring.  New York, Freedom House, 2007.  773 p.
Georgia, by Ghia Nodia, pp 273-297.
Book call no.: 330.947 N277 2007

Phillips, David L.  Implementation Review: Six-Point Ceasefire Agreement Between Russia and Georgia.  New York, National Committee on American Foreign Policy: Institute for the Study of Human Rights, August 2011.  25 p.
"This report summarizes events leading up to the 2008 war between Georgia and Russia, international mediation, the cease-fire agreement, steps taken by the signatories to fulfill their commitments, and stakeholder interests."--Abstract.
Also available online at: http://ncafp.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Implementation-Review-Russia-and-Georgia-Aug20111.pdf
Book call no.: 947.580862 P558i

Political Handbook of Asia 2007.  Washington, CQ Press, 2007.  882 p.
Georgia, pp 225-245.
Book call no.: 320.95 P7692

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.  The CIA World Factbook.  New York, Skyhorse Publishing, 2010.  868 p.
Refer to pp 258-261 for Georgia. 
Latest edition available online at: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gg.html
Book call no.: R 910 W927 2010

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Armed Services.  The Current Situation in Georgia and Implications for U.S. Policy.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 2nd Session, September 9, 2008.  Washington, U.S. GPO, 2009.  63 p. (S. hrg.,110-736)
Also available online at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-110shrg47548/pdf/CHRG-110shrg47548.pdf
Book call no.: 327.1709475 U58c

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Subcommittee on European Affairs.  Georgia: One Year after the August War.  Hearing.  111th Congress, 1st session, August 4, 2009.  Washington, GPO, 2010.  36 p. (S. hrg., 111-221)
Also available online at: http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS119682
Book call no.:  947.580862 U58g

Documents (Student Research)

Baker, Elizabeth A.  How Do U.S./Georgia Relations Affect U.S./Russia Relations?: Can the U.S. have Both?  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air Command and Staff College, April 2008.  31 p.
Also available online at: http://dtlweb.au.af.mil/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=49537
Doc. call no.: M-U 43122 B1675h

Carlsson, C. Tim.  Unraveling the Georgian Knot: The United States, Russia, and Georgia and the New "Great Game" in the Caucasus.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2009.  77 p.
Also available online at: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA514327
http://edocs.nps.edu/npspubs/scholarly/theses/2009/Dec/09Dec%5FCarlsson.pdf
Doc. call no.: M-U 42525 C2845u

Periodicals

Allison, Roy.  The Russian Case for Military Intervention in Georgia: International Law, Norms and Political Calculation.  European Security  18:173-200  June 2009.

Baiting the Bear: Georgia Plays Russian Roulette.  Jane's Intelligence Review  20:8-15  September 2008.

Bounds, Travis L. and Hendrickson, Ryan C.  Georgian Membership in NATO: Policy Implications of the Bucharest Summit.  Journal of Slavic Military Studies  22:20-30  January-March 2009.
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Chivers, C. J.  Georgian President Vows to Rebuild Army and Pursue Control of Enclaves.  New York Times, p A5, August 25, 2008.
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Chivers, C. J. and Shanker, Thom.  Georgians Eager to Rebuild Army.  New York Times, p A1, September 3, 2008.
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Clements, Matthew.  Separation Anxiety.  Jane's Intelligence Review  21:58  January 2009.
Interview with Temur Iakobashvili, Georgian minister of state.

Delcour, Laure.  Trial of Strength: Georgia's Challenge to EU Foreign Policy.  Jane's Intelligence Review  20:26-29  November 2008.

Dursun-Ozkancaa, Oya and Crossley-Frolick, Katy.  Security Sector Reform in Kosovo: The Complex Division of Labor Between the EU and Other Multilateral Institutions in Building Kosovo’s Police Force.  European Security  21:236-256  June 2012.

The Georgia Effect.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy  36, no. 10:14-15  2008.
"The US loses ground in the Caucasus as it mis-reads Azerbaijan in the wake of the Georgia-Russia confrontation."--Headnote.
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Karagiannis, Emmanuel.  The 2008 Russian–Georgian War via the Lens of Offensive Realism.  European Security  22, no. 1:74-93  2013.

Labouche, Thomas.  Has U.S. Leadership Been Revitalized Through Barack Obama's Innovative Use of Force?  Connections: The Quarterly Journal  11:37-52  Spring 2012.
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McCabe, Thomas.  Airpower in the Next War: In the Shadow of Georgia.  Air & Space Power Journal  23:58-67  Winter 2009.
"The article discusses the role of the Air Force in war-related policies, considering the Russia-Georgia war in August 2008 and the preparation for the future war in the U.S."--Abstract.
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Mitchell, Lincoln.  Holding Pattern: Russia-Georgia Relations Remain Tense.  Jane's Intelligence Review  21:26-29  October 2009.

Mitchell, Lincoln.  What's Next for Georgia?  World Affairs  175:75-82  January-February 2013.
"The article looks at the governmental change in the republic of Georgia as of January 2013."--Abstract from EBSCOhost.
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Pape, Alex and others.  Georgian Navy Suffers Major Losses.  Jane's Navy International  113:4  September 2008.

Roscoe, Christopher.  Georgia Again in Putin's Shadow.  Connections: The Quarterly Journal  11:1-4  Spring 2012.
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Siegel, Matt.  Georgia: The Aftermath.  New Statesman  137:14-15  August 25, 2008.
"The article reports on the hostilities that broke out between Russia and the former Soviet republic of Georgia in the summer of 2008."--Abstract from EBSCOhost.
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Simons, Greg.  Security Sector Reform and Georgia: The European Union’s Challenge in the Southern Caucasus.  European Security  21:272-293  June 2012.


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