By Alex Lantier, 12 November 2020
Perhaps the greatest element of uncertainty in this still-unresolved conflict is the danger of new US wars in the region as Trump attempts a coup in Washington.
By Alex Lantier, 30 October 2020
The danger is growing that the war between the two former Soviet republics in the Caucasus could escalate into a war involving Russia, Iran, and the NATO powers.
By Alex Lantier, 26 October 2020
The recalling of an ambassador is the most serious gesture taken between states short of a complete breakdown of diplomatic relations and war.
By Alex Lantier, 19 October 2020
Casualties are rapidly mounting as heavy artillery and precision missile strikes rain down on civilian and military targets in both Armenia and Azerbaijan.
By Alex Lantier, 13 October 2020
Conflicts are escalating across the region, as Turkish officials supporting Azeri forces threatened to restart Mediterranean oil drilling, prompting warnings from Greece.
By Alex Lantier, 8 October 2020
The war between Armenia and Azerbaijan threatens to escalate into a regional war involving Russia, Iran, Turkey and the entire NATO alliance.
By Clara Weiss, 6 October 2020
The Kremlin’s central fear is that the war could reignite long-simmering regionalist, ethnic and religious conflicts on its southern borders.
As divisions erupt within NATO
By Alex Lantier, 5 October 2020
Both sides launched artillery or missile attacks on each other’s cities this weekend in a major escalation of fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
By Alex Lantier, 1 October 2020
As reports emerge that Turkey is sending Syrian Islamist mercenaries to Azerbaijan to fight Armenia, the risk of a Russian-Turkish clash and a broader regional war is rising.
By Ulaş Ateşçi, 30 September 2020
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in South Caucasus continued a third day after conflicts erupted over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
By Alex Lantier, 29 September 2020
News that Washington may withdraw its diplomats and troops from Iraq point to the rising danger of global war before the November US presidential elections.
By Ulaş Ateşçi and Alex Lantier, 28 September 2020
A war could spiral out of control and escalate into a broader conflict between Russia, Turkey and other NATO states, potentially involving nuclear weapons.
By Ulas Atesci, 18 July 2020
The fighting threatens to escalate into a direct clash between the two Caucasian republics’ main allies, Russia and Turkey.
By Kumaran Ira, 6 April 2016
Doubts persist over how long the ceasefire will last, as the Caucasus and the Middle East have been put on edge by escalating imperialist wars and economic crisis.
By Clara Weiss, 24 June 2013
Relations between Azerbaijan and Iran, strained for years, are worsening in the face of US and Israeli war preparations against Iran.
By Clara Weiss, 15 June 2012
In the southern Caucasus, where US interests collide with those of Russia and Iran, there is a growing danger of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.
By Clara Weiss, 5 June 2012
The reason for strained relations is Azerbaijan’s close collaboration with the United States and Israel in war preparations against Iran.