A question of sovereignty: The Georgia–Abkhazia peace process
Publication date: 
1999
Accord issue: 
7

Bruno Coppieters explores the roots of the Georgia-Abkhazia conflict while warning that there is no commonly accepted analysis of the conflict and that each explanation carries specific political implications about its resolution. He examines geopolitical interests as well as ideas about nationhood and legitimate rule, concluding that the parties to the conflict have failed to challenge the logic of confrontation.