For Turkey’s Armenians, Biden’s Genocide Declaration Makes Little Difference
A century after the mass killings, Armenians in Turkey are still outcasts.
The U.S. Army Goes to School on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Off-the-shelf air power changes the battlefield of the future.
Biden Can Help Armenia and Azerbaijan Make Peace. Here’s How.
Four steps Washington can take to facilitate a lasting end to the conflict.
Armenia Buries Its Dead but Can’t Put to Rest the Horrors of Recent War
Armenia’s disastrous loss to Azerbaijan in the six-week war over Nagorno-Karabakh has left another generation scarred—and a future conflict more likely.
The Beautiful, Dumb Dream of McDonald’s Peace Theory
In the rich, lazy, and happy 1990s, Americans imagined a world that could be just like them.
When Great-Power Politics Isn’t Great Enough
Turkey and Russia helped craft a cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh. But what they need is a grand bargain for the entire region.
For Armenians Fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh, ‘Losing It Is Everything’
After a bitter peace ended six weeks of war, Armenians torched their houses, slaughtered their animals, and wondered what would come next.
Armenians Rage Against Last-Minute Peace Deal
People trashed the parliament and stormed the presidential palace after Armenia’s PM bowed to the inevitable.
In Nagorno-Karabakh, the Cycle of Ethnic Cleansing Continues
In the 1990s, the Azerbaijani population was expelled. Now Armenians could face the same fate.
‘We Don’t Believe in a Political Solution’ in Nagorno-Karabakh, Fighters Say
After a month of heavy fighting over the disputed enclave between Armenia and Azerbaijan, a negotiated settlement seems far off—and civilians are paying the price.
The Diaspora May Be Armenia’s Biggest Asset in Nagorno-Karabakh
From online to the front lines, the 7 million-strong Armenian diaspora is rallying to the fight in Nagorno-Karabakh.
No, Drones Haven’t Made Tanks Obsolete
Wrecked armor in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was down to bad training and terrain, not magical technology.
Tehran’s Worst Nightmare
The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict could spill over to Iran’s Azeri minority, setting off a battle the government can’t contain.
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What Negotiations Over Nagorno-Karabakh Could Look Like
Years of diplomatic efforts have failed, but the two sides will need to talk to prevent a regionwide war.
Without Russian Aid to Armenia, Azerbaijan Has the Upper Hand in Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has overplayed his hand by spouting belligerent nationalist rhetoric and refusing to negotiate—and Putin isn’t coming to his rescue.