January 16, 2018

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What’s Behind the Flare-up in Nagorno-Karabakh?

Complacency in the face of long-understood risks should be replaced by strong political will and effective mechanisms to prevent further escalations in Nagorno-Karabakh – and indeed elsewhere in Europe and Russia’s shared neighborhood. Read More »

Armenia: Approaching the Precipice

Armenia is now approaching a precipice, with an increasingly stubborn government unwilling or unable to offer any concessions set against an ever more resolute group of empowered and enthusiastic youth activists. Thus, there seems to be no clear way out of this stalemate, as each side finds it more difficult to back down from its demands. Read More »

Khojaly Massacre and Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

After 23 years, emotions still run high in Azerbaijan and Armenia over the mass killings in Khojaly and the identity of the perpetrators of this war crime. What is it about the tragedy that still stirs intense feelings in the two countries and how does it impact the prospects for peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict? Read More »

The Nagorno-Karabakh Dispute After 20 Years

Twenty years ago, Armenians and Azerbaijanis signed a ceasefire to silence the artillery in Nagorno-Karabakh. But since May 12, 1994, almost none of the subsequent steps have strengthened that peace; the sides are still far from agreement on a comprehensive settlement. Instead, especially in the past few years, the number of people being killed along the frontlines has risen. Some 30 ... Read More »

Armenia’s Security Dilemma Brings it to Eurasian Union

Developments in the aftermath of bilateral talks between Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Sept. 3 are being commented on by the media and Caucasia experts in Turkey. During the meeting, Armenia expressed interest in joining the Customs Union created by Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and in the Eurasian Economic Union that will be created in ... Read More »