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Emil Avdaliani teaches history and international relations at Tbilisi State University and Ilia State University. He has worked for various international consulting companies and currently publishes articles focused on military and political developments across the former Soviet sphere.

ARTICLES BY: Emil Avdaliani


April 17, 2018 9:19 am
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Despite His Election ‘Victory,’ Putin’s Problems Will Grow

On March 18, Russia elected Vladimir Putin for a fourth presidential term, making his rule the longest since Joseph Stalin’s. But this next term will...

March 26, 2018 10:00 am
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The Nascent Russia-Lebanon Alliance and Israel

The Russian entrance into the Syrian battlefield in 2015 propped up the Assad regime. And Moscow has continued to build up its military presence in...

March 12, 2018 12:49 pm
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Trump’s Foreign Policy: The Return of Geopolitics

On December 18, 2017, the US government unveiled the country’s new National Security Strategy. The document states unequivocally that “after being dismissed as a phenomenon...

March 4, 2018 8:00 pm
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The Myth of Russian Weakness

In discussions of international affairs, it has become commonplace for Western observers to view Russia as a declining power, destined to succumb to a string...

February 19, 2018 9:20 am
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Are Russia and Israel on a Collision Course Over Syria?

Russian politicians have been surprisingly mute on the Israeli airstrikes in Syria that took place on February 11. Nothing notable has been said beyond an...

February 6, 2018 1:32 pm
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Russia’s Eurasian Disunion Stalls Out Due to Fears of Moscow’s Influence

The Eurasian Union was created in early 2015, but the idea was hardly new. Since its inception as a veritable regional power in the 16th-century...

January 18, 2018 4:57 pm
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The Dangers of the Russian-Iranian Alliance

Iran was a regional power for centuries. Powerful Iranian dynasties, such as the Achaemenids and the Sasanians in the ancient period -- and the Safavids...

December 29, 2017 9:57 am
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US-Russia Relations Plunge Still Further

Relations between Moscow and Washington are at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War. This state of affairs was vividly reflected at...

December 20, 2017 1:47 pm
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Iran and the New Land Corridor

In the early 620s CE -- just before the Arab/Muslim invasions of the Middle East -- the Sasanian Shah, Khosrow II, besieged Constantinople, the capital of Byzantium, with his...

November 8, 2017 4:03 pm
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Why Russia Won’t Leave Syria

Following the recent successes of the Russian military forces in Syria, there are renewed indications that Moscow is seeking some kind of exit strategy. Already...

November 5, 2017 12:41 pm
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Israel and the South Caucasus: Building a New Approach

For most observers, the South Caucasus region might not appear high on Israel’s foreign policy agenda. This is a reasonable assumption, as none of the...

October 9, 2017 3:08 pm
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Will Putin’s Next Presidential Term Be Different?

For the past several years, Vladimir Putin’s government has been facing major challenges both at home and abroad. In terms of foreign policy, Russia has experienced...

Culture

American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...

Features

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

World

ADL Offering $5,000 Rewards After Second Brutal Antisemitic Assault in Broo...

The Anti-Defamation League is offering $5,000 rewards for information leading to the conviction of suspects in two separate vicious attacks against Orthodox Jews...

Israel

Israel Accounts for 7 Percent of All Cybersecurity Deals Worldwide

JNS.org - Israel, the country with the world’s 100th-largest population, signed the second-largest number of cybersecurity deals internationally, according to a report by New York data firm CB Insights. First place went...

Middle East

Syrian Opposition Says US Cannot Afford to Leave Syria Yet

Syria's chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its goals in the region, even though President Donald...

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