Ani Chkhikvadze

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Currently MA Candidate at School of Foreign Service of Georgetown University, specializing in Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies. Ani Chkhikvadze holds the positions of Junior Associate at Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS). She received a BA in International Relations from Tbilisi State University in International Relations. She was a Fellow of the Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) of the US State Department. She joined Tabula World Section in 2012.

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We the People of the United States

The constitution is the guide which I will never abandon. George Washington  In May 1787, in Philadelphia, sixty delegates from thirteen states, engaged in debates over shaping the future of newly created Union. In the beginning they intended to amend the Article of Confederation, but ended up drafting the constitution. For some people, including Patrick Henry, the meeting  "smelled of rats  intended towards monarchy”, others, including Samuel Adams, leader of the Boston tea-...

Placing the Euro-Atlantic Blueprint in the Constitution

The issue as to whether Georgia’s foreign policy course should be enshrined in the Constitution has been a subject of intense debate in the country’s political domain of late. This initiative was put forward by the parliamentary minority after Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili announced, whilst on a visit to Yerevan, that Georgia will stick to its foreign...

Their Fathers

Fathers have played a decisive role in the lives of many famous politicians. John Fitzgerald Kennedy fulfilled his rich father’s political ambition and became the first Catholic to be elected as President of the United States. Margaret Thatcher’s grocer father influenced her future ideological affiliation, as the British Prime Minister readily acknowledged: “I just owe almost everything to my father and it’s passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a...

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