Will Trump's Presidency Overturn the Fragile Peace in Russia's Backyard?

November 21, 2016 Topic: Security Region: Eurasia Tags: ArmeniaAzerbaijanGeorgiaRussiaDonald TrumpDefense

Will Trump's Presidency Overturn the Fragile Peace in Russia's Backyard?

The next U.S. administration should be careful with Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan.

If Trump’s administration does not pay proper attention to this issue, Russia will finally monopolize the negotiation process.

 

Areg Galstyan, PhD, is a regular contributor to Russia in Global Affairs and Forbes and head of the American Studies Research Centre (Russia).

Image: U.S. Marines demonstrate their firepower on the range with M240 and .50 caliber machine guns during Exercise Agile Spirit in Georgia. DVIDSHUB/Public domain