Tbilisi and Washington have in recent years built a strong strategic partnership. Yet, a myriad of threats imposed by Russia on Georgia and the Black Sea region - including a continued “borderization” policy, modernization of the Black Sea Fleet, and attempts to transform the Black Sea into an Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) zone - call for a review of U.S. policy toward Georgia and the wider Black Sea region.

In her report, Frontier Europe Initiative fellow Natia Seskuria outlines a set of key recommendations for increased political, economic, and security cooperation between the U.S. and Georgia. These steps would help strengthen Georgia’s resilience and security in the face of continued Russian aggression, while also increasing much needed U.S. influence in the region.

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Natia Seskuria is a fellow with MEI's Frontier Europe Initiative. The views expressed here are her own. 

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