On May 10, 2005, President George W. Bush became the first U.S. President to visit the Republic of Georgia, a small country nestled between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and formerly part of the Soviet Union, which earned its independence in 1991.
Reichelt, Jason D.
"The Republic Of Georgia's Fight Against Torture: A Model For Emerging Democracies,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 13
, Article 1.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol13/iss3/1