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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.

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.

How Will Moldova Decide?

Moldova’s political and economic futures can only come to be, no matter the short-term pain, with Europe.

The Sakharov Prize: Awarded to the Deserving Mukwege

Paeans to Dr. Mukwege abound, and he competed for the Nobel Prize. Why, then, were EuroMaidan and Leyla Yunus ever in the running for this prize; and why did they lose seemingly out of nowhere?

More Questions on the Yunus Nomination for the Sakharov Prize Arise

Today, we have even more questions than answers — questions that pose real hurdles to Yunus’s nomination.

As the West Turns to Azerbaijan, Armenia Turns to Russia

Azerbaijan and the West are growing closer, while Armenia has chosen the path of Russia and Vladimir Putin’s vassal state.

The Yunus Affair Continues: Who Watches the Watchers?

The questions we asked — and the answers we found — are obvious and troubling. They demand further investigation before Yunus could be seriously considered for the prestigious Sakharov Prize.