Tag Archives: Nagorno-Karabakh

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.

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Can Turkey Compete with Iran in the Caucasus?

In the era now unfolding, Iran possesses the ability to turn Turkey's relatively passive stance in the Caucasus into an advantage for itself. Of course, it is possible that Iran's uneven image in the region, and its unstable relations with regional countries, could get in the way of a rapid rise in power for Tehran here.

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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 …

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