Afghanistan After America: Ripples in Russia and the Caucasus

The Afghan campaign has become a key feature in Caucasian relations with the West. Its end may have significant effects.

Contrast in the Caucasus

Armenia and Azerbaijan have taken very different paths. So why does Washington lump them together?

Kerry, Go Fix Karabakh!

The Azeri-Armenian dispute has growing strategic implications for America thanks to natural gas.

Armenia's Looming Elections

The troubles of 2008 are likely to be avoided, but the political situation is not fully healthy.

Violence Flares on the Georgian-Russian Border

Tragic new episodes testify to the seemingly endless cycle of violence and repression in the North Caucasus.

What Washington Wants in the Caucasus

How a smart policy for Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia can help solve a number of U.S. problems.

The Secretary's Daunting Agenda

Hillary Clinton must try to assuage the grievances of offended friends on her trip to Turkey and the Caucasus.

NATO Looks to the Caucasus

Strategically important to Afghanistan, Iran and a host of other issues, NATO should pay attention to Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

The Azerbaijan Dilemma

Faced with a troubled region, high-maintenance allies and an increasingly opaque government, Baku sees trouble ahead.

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April 19, 2014