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  1. Foreign Policy has released their annual list of the top 100 Global Thinkers of the year. Eka Zguladze is on the list as one of the “challengers.’ Link: http://atfp.co/1XCA0uT

    The statement of NATO foreign ministers on NATO’s open door policy. Link: http://bit.ly/1Puzfja

    Thomas de Waal writes on the bad situation in Abkhazia and South Ossetia after the 2008 war; he argues Georgia should support Abkhazia’s sovereignty so it doesn’t become a Crimea. Link: http://bit.ly/1Ore7J4

    In Al Jazeera, Mansur Mirovalev writes that Russia, by embargoing Georgian wine for years, inadvertently led to an effort to improve Georgian wine and promoted it in the West. Link: http://bit.ly/1OJr9jm

    In the lead-up to the NATO meeting, Reuters reported that NATO diplomats were split on what messages to send Georgia concerning its hopes for membership. Link: http://reut.rs/1IrNpPq

    Al Jazeera’s ‘Listening Post’ has a program on media crackdowns, they include the Rustavi 2 drama. Link: http://bit.ly/1OqW1qw

    Carol Williams of the LA Times argues that Misha is not succeeding in reforming Odessa. Link: http://lat.ms/1OAkSZc

    There is a new IndieGoGo campaign by Georgian journalist Natalia Antelava, for the organization Coda Story, to bring back long-term investigative journalism. Link: http://bit.ly/1lZJxew

    Rayhan Demytrie of the BBC reports from one of the Ergneti Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism meetings, on the border with South Ossetia. Link: http://bbc.in/1NDd7Tr

    Vogue thinks you should spend your holiday in Georgia, for food, the old city, Georgian dances, sulphur baths, and Rooms hotel. Link: http://vogue.cm/1N5kZaL

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