The 2009-11 Bombing Campaign in Georgia: Who Did It, and Why?
Svante E. Cornell
From 2009 to 2011, Georgia was rocked by a number of bombing attacks
against various targets around the country, including the perimeter of the
U.S. Embassy building in Tbilisi. The bombing attacks constituted serious
crimes with damaging implications for both Georgia itself and for Western
interests of stability and development in the region. However, Western
governments have largely failed to publicly acknowledge the seriousness of
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