Named for the mountain range between southern Russia, and northern Turkey and Iran, the Caucasus is home to the nations of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. While all three nations have made progress toward democracy and a free market in varying degrees since independence in the 1990s, corruption, human rights violations, and conflict still hinder efforts to improve regional security.
UkraineAlert Jul 20, 2021
Infrastructure cooperation could hold the key to Armenia’s future security
By Ani Yeghiazaryan
As the South Caucasus looks to move on following last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh War, shared infrastructure projects could help foster greater regional stability and improve the chances for a sustainable peace.
UkraineAlert Nov 24, 2020
Ukraine must study the economic foundations of Azerbaijan’s military success
By Vladislav Inozemtsev
Ukraine must learn from Azerbaijan and look to create a strong economy built on modern technologies and broad international cooperation before seeking to regain Russian-occupied regions of the country.
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