• Article

    Unfinished Business in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

    The November 2020 ceasefire agreement halted the war over Nagorny Karabakh, but a sustainable peace agreement remains far from reach. By providing economic support and fostering dialogue and reconciliation, international actors can play a role in this long-term project.

    • Commentary

    Is Armenia’s Democracy on Borrowed Time?

    Reeling from a military defeat in a war with Turkey-backed Azerbaijan, can Armenia’s hard-won democracy withstand domestic political turmoil?

    • Article

    Russia and the West Still Need Each Other in Nagorno-Karabakh

    The pact Russia brokered in Nagorno-Karabakh has plenty of holes. Yet while their relations with the Kremlin remain tense, Western powers are better equipped to patch up the agreement’s shortcomings than Russia is, and they have strong reasons for trying to do so.

    • 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.

    • Op-Ed

    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.

    • Op-Ed

    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.

    • Op-Ed

    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.

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