Archive for January 2021
The new Karabakh war of 2020 and the Azerbaijani military victory has redrawn the landscape of the South Caucasus and fundamentally changed the dynamics of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict.
Yet the dispute over Nagorny Karabakh, now more than a century old, remains unresolved, and some kind of international peace process will continue to try to forge a full peace agreement. …>>>
South Caucasus Programme Director, Conciliation Resources, and associate fellow at the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House
Defeat in the second Karabakh war confronts Armenia with its gravest crisis in a century. In addition to the human cost of lives lost and maimed, Armenia’s military capacity has been ravaged, and its doctrines of deterrence, strategic depth and self-reliance in Nagorny Karabakh are broken. Armenia is now the weakest player in a wider geopolitical dynamic reshaping the South Caucasus, a process in which its leverage and decision-making power are marginal. …>>>