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A Flawed Report on Azerbaijan Nevertheless Tells Important Truths

The resolution of the ongoing Armenian war crime in Nagorno-Karabakh and its surrounding territories remains Azerbaijan’s most obvious need.

Has the West Lost Its Grip at Last?

The danger of a Greek exit is that it reveals the fissures long hidden by a great deal of happy talk about a joint European future.

European Games Show Baku’s Progress; Will the West Recognize It?

No state is perfect; a reform movement suggests not just a need for change, but a desire for it. We should applaud and encourage those nations that actually try, rather than focusing on their failings and ignoring their successes.

Whither the West: Is Russia the Force That Broke the West?

We asked our scholars to weigh in on the changed situation in Ukraine, and the more geographically Western former Soviet Republics, over the last year and more.

Obama Administration Stonewalls in Face of Evidence of Covert Action Against Azerbaijan

Two years ago, it would have seemed that Baku was a favored ally; today, with Washington’s lurching friend-is-foe approach to policy, the ground appears less certain.

Whither the West: A New Beginning

As we prepare for a re-launch, we will be hosting symposia on several questions, with our scholars — past and present — and some notable personalities weighing in.

Euronest Session in Yerevan Mocks European Values

It is time to send a message to Armenia: That the ills of today must be cured long before any talk of the past can be addressed.

European MPs Protest Jailing of Two Men by Armenia’s Puppet Nagorno-Karabakh Regime

Slowly but surely, a time of reckoning is approaching. The small crimes highlight the larger one of the occupation; and, very soon, the excuses will run out, leaving Armenia’s wrongs recognized by the world.

Christmas Approaches

Regardless of the reason, as this blessed season comes to a close, we wish you all the best.

Russia Stretches, The World Bends

The time for dithering is over. It is time for a strategy in the West that recognizes this at long last.