Azerbaijan’s Westward Drive

That Azerbaijan held a clean, orderly election among so many difficulties is a tribute to a nation once firmly under the Soviet thumb.

European Parliaments Agree: Azerbaijan’s Elections Were “Free, Fair and Transparent”

This is a proud moment for Azerbaijan, who hopes to show that its enormous economic development has matched its political growth: European norms for a European economy.

Azerbaijan Prepares for Polls

An independent poll of over 1,000 Azerbaijanis by American polling firm Arthur Finkelstein and Associates shows Aliyev with an 86 percent approval rating among likely voters, a rating that increases to over 90 percent among those certain to vote.