Since independence in 1991, Georgia has developed an important diplomatic relationship with the United States. This relationship has influenced both countries. The impact in Georgia has been central in both its domestic and foreign policies. Now more than ever, in the shadow of Russia's war in Ukraine, ties between the two countries have become even more central to the future of Georgia. David Zalkaliani, the Georgian Ambassador to the United States, will speak on the history of the US-Georgian relationship over the last 30 years, and address its current significance in the future of Georgia and the Caucasian region more generally. Joining Ambassador Zalkaliani in conversation will be Thomas Simons, former US Ambassador to Poland and Pakistan.
The Program on Georgian Studies is an activity of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University and is made possible by a sponsored research award from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
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