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Nagorno–Karabakh disputes: Is there any peaceful way out?

Nagorno–Karabakh disputes: Is there any peaceful way out?

Massive conflicts erupted in September 27 between forces of Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, mostly governed by the unrecognized republic of Artsakh led by ethnic Armenians since the Karabakh war in 1990s. Initial conflicts started along the Nagorno-Karabakh Line of Contact subsequently extended with bomb and missile attacks at a few main cities of both parties[Read More…]

by November 9, 2020 World
Israel’s Contribution to the Destruction of Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh

Israel’s Contribution to the Destruction of Armenian Nagorno-Karabakh

Every state makes decisions and enacts policies based on its interests and security perceptions. Some state decisions are more insidious than others in that the secondary effects can be devastating, especially by those states that can project sovereignty outside their own borders. Undoubtedly, Israel’s decision to create a relationship with Azerbaijan was a well-thought-out process. Not that Israel has any[Read More…]

by November 4, 2020 World
Nagorno-Karabakh: Starting the Second Month of War

Nagorno-Karabakh: Starting the Second Month of War

          27 September 2020 marked the start of a renewed armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh among the forces of Azerbaijan, the Armenian-populated Republic of Artsakh, and Armenia.  The conflict has provoked a loss of life and the destruction of civilian property.  Of the 150,000 persons living in the Republic of Artsakh prior to the start of the fighting, a large percentage[Read More…]

by October 31, 2020 World
The New Kings of Jihadist Terrorism: Azerbaijan and Turkey

The New Kings of Jihadist Terrorism: Azerbaijan and Turkey

The vicious war against the Armenian Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) and Armenia by Azerbaijan, Turkey, and thousands of their jihadist terrorists has passed the one month mark. The jihadis’ presence, which includes ISIS, is consistent with the debauched political cultures and national ambitions of Azerbaijan and Turkey.  It also tells us that the U.S./NATO/EU stance towards those countries continues to[Read More…]

by October 30, 2020 World
15 Artsakh War Myths Perpetuated By Mainstream Media

15 Artsakh War Myths Perpetuated By Mainstream Media

When geopolitical power, malignant governance, military might and petroleum wealth determine the political pecking order, being a landlocked country on the right side of history is a minor detail.  It is through this lens that global citizens may observe the tiny besieged Republic of Armenia fighting for its survival alone against neighboring aggressors, ISIS, civilian bombings, foreign actors provoking instability[Read More…]

by October 25, 2020 World
War in the Caucasus: One more effort to shape a new world order

War in the Caucasus: One more effort to shape a new world order

Fighting in the Caucasus between Azerbaijan and Armenia is about much more than deep-seated ethnic divisions and territorial disputes. It’s the latest clash designed, at least in part, to shape a new world order. The stakes for Azerbaijan, backed if not egged on by Turkey, are high as the Azeri capital’s Baku International Sea Trade Port seeks to solidify its[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 World
The Case for Affirming the Independence of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabagh

The Case for Affirming the Independence of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabagh

  In recent years, many territories’ declarations of independence have been justifiably affirmed through international agreements.  The Republic of Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabagh’s declaration of independence from Azerbaijan three decades ago is as legitimate as any of those. Artsakh is the republic’s ancient Armenian name. Artsakh and Christian Armenia have been under attack by Azerbaijan, Turkey, jihadist terrorists, and ISIS since September 27. [Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 World
Republic of Georgia’s Concessions to the Azerbaijani War Effort Against Armenians

Republic of Georgia’s Concessions to the Azerbaijani War Effort Against Armenians

The Republic of Georgia’s airspace is used by Turkey and Israel to support Azerbaijan in its war against the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia. Flight from Libya to Baku, Azerbaijan, September 30, 2020 Using Georgian Airspace One need only review how many Turkish military transport flights from Libya, Turkey, and those transporting Syrian Jihadists are archived on sites such as[Read More…]

by October 16, 2020 World
Nagorno-Karabakh: Dangers of Expanded Armed Conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh: Dangers of Expanded Armed Conflict

          Representatives of the Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe gathered in Geneva on 9 October 2020 but were not able to advance beyond their earlier calls for a ceasefire to be followed by negotiations. The Minsk Group, created in 1994 after the 1992-1994 war between Armenia and Azerbaijan has 11 States as members with[Read More…]

by October 11, 2020 World
How can Americans support peace in Nagorno-Karabakh?

How can Americans support peace in Nagorno-Karabakh?

  Americans are dealing with an upcoming general election, a pandemic that has killed over 200,000 of us, and corporate news media whose business model has degenerated to selling different versions of “The Trump Show” to their advertisers. So who has time to pay attention to a new war half way round the world? But with so much of the[Read More…]

by October 11, 2020 World
Analysis of the Key Participants In the Nagorno Karabagh War

Analysis of the Key Participants In the Nagorno Karabagh War

At the time of writing this analysis, on Oct. 5, 2020, the war between Armenia and Nagorno Karabagh on one side, and Azerbaijan, Turkey and Islamist mercenaries on the other, is continuing with countless deaths of soldiers and civilians, and widespread damage of cities and villages. This week, I will analyze the role of each of the key participants in[Read More…]

by October 6, 2020 World
Armenia and Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh, fatalities reported

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh, fatalities reported

Media reports from Yerevan and Baku said: Armenia declared martial law and mobilized its male population on Sunday after clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region. Both sides reported fatalities. Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a mainly ethnic Armenian region inside Azerbaijan which declared independence in 1991, also announced martial law and mobilized the male population after clashes, which the two[Read More…]

by September 27, 2020 World