• Strategic Europe

    What Role for Europe in the New Post-War Caucasus?

    Russia’s peace deal for Armenia and Azerbaijan has halted the war over Nagorny Karabakh and exposed the Western countries as bystanders. The Europeans must now try to help shape a lasting peace on the ground.

    • Diwan

    An Indispensible Diaspora

    In an interview, Sevak Khatchadorian discusses how Armenians in the Arab world reacted to the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

    • Commentary

    A Stunted Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh has ended, shifting the regional landscape in the Caucasus. Yet the fragile peace has come at great cost to Armenia, which feels betrayed by Russia and abandoned the West.

    • Commentary

    Viewpoint: Russia and Turkey - unlikely victors of Karabakh conflict

    A bloody six-week war in Nagorno-Karabakh is over, after a peace agreement brokered by Moscow was signed by the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia. As the dust settles, Azerbaijan appears to be the clear winner, while Armenia has suffered a bitter defeat. There are, however, two other powers that have benefited from the conflict and the resolution effort: Turkey and Russia.

    • Commentary

    The Armenians Will Have to Eat their Bitter Humble Pie

    The second Karabakh War is seemingly over, and as one side celebrates and another mourns, experts, opinion makers and their ilk are trying to gauge what the Kremlin-brokered, Erdogan-approved truce might bring. How will the power balance change in the region, who are the winners and losers, and, finally, what impact will it have on Georgia? These are the topics GEORGIA TODAY put to one of the Moscow Carnegie Center's most prominent faces, Dmitri Trenin.

    • Diwan

    Playing Great Games in the South Caucasus

    In an interview, Alexander Gabuev discusses the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and identifies winners and losers.

    • Commentary

    The Nagorny Karabakh Conflict Marks the Return of Great-Power Politics

    Russia and Turkey have brokered a peace deal for the Nagorny Karabakh conflict that greatly enhances their military presence in a region where they were losing influence.

    • Commentary

    No Compromise in Sight for Armenia and Azerbaijan

    Nagorny Karabakh remains one of the most tragic and persistent disputes in Europe. Unless Armenia and Azerbaijan conclude that resolving the conflict is more in their common interest than persisting with force or allowing others to resolve it for them, it will likely remain unresolved for another generation.

    • Commentary

    The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Is a Bad Omen

    With the United States shrugging off its erstwhile role as the world’s policeman, can anyone stop the fierce fighting now raging between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

    • Diwan

    Empowering Erdoğan?

    The European Union’s soft line with Turkey at a recent meeting may ultimately represent a strategic risk.

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