Topic: Caucasus

By Soso Dzamukashvili Tbilisi’s Armenian heritage is danger of being forgotten entirely, but there is some hope. Armenian intellectuals, wealthy merchants and leading cultural figures have been an integral part of life in the Georgian[...]

TBILISI (Panorama.am) — Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Zakir Hasanov, signed a bilateral cooperation plan in Tbilisi on October 5, the local sources reported. The document was signed as[...]

Observers of the Caucasus had come to believe that with the restoration of Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity, as the latter kept calling it, the region could return to a peaceful era. Little did they know that the war between Armenia[...]

The war has destroyed Armenia’s morale. People are grieving their losses and the entire country is licking its wounds. Seventy-five percent of the territory of Karabakh is lost and Armenia’s southern region, Syunik, is under[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, when Armenia became independent, it considered its borders to be secure as a result of its military alliance with Russia. And Moscow, indeed, inspired confidence in its allies in the “near[...]

By Abdullah Bozkurt The Turkish president signed a bill on a defense industry cooperation agreement with Azerbaijan that will pave the way for the testing of jointly produced weapons and defense systems in the territories of both[...]

The decades after World War II constituted a period of global decolonization. Many countries in Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia attained independence in that period. The Ottoman Empire collapsed in the wake of World War I and only[...]

By Mark Galeotti Does the Russian-brokered ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan represent a victory for Moscow? The tragic coincidence with the shooting down of a Russian helicopter suggests that this is really about the Kremlin’s[...]

There are some countries in the world which are affected by their location in the thick of crosscurrents of international relations and the resulting instability. Armenia happens to be one of those countries, particularly now that it is on[...]

As US battleships are deployed closer to the Persian Gulf to escalate tensions with Iran, the Caucasus region has already become a powder keg because of regional rivalry as well as ancient scores yet unsettled. The Trump administration is[...]