Armenia and Azerbaijan Are at War Again—and Not in Nagorno-Karabakh
Powered by Israeli weapons, Azerbaijan is facing off against Armenia far from the long-disputed enclave, placing civilians—and possibly the Aliyev regime—at risk.
Women Can Bring Peace to Nagorno-Karabakh
They helped propel Armenia’s Velvet Revolution. Now, they’re turning their attention to diplomacy with Azerbaijan.
Israel’s Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Indefensible
Both Armenians and Jews have been the victims of premeditated mass murder. The Israeli government must put justice before political expediency and call the crime by its name.
The Danske Bank Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Financial institutions and the governments that regulate them aren’t doing nearly enough to prevent money laundering.
Why the West Needs Azerbaijan
There is only one way for vital Asian oil and gas resources to reach Europe without passing through Russia and Iran: through the narrow “Ganja Gap.”
Washington Publication Runs Piece That Toes Line for Azerbaijan’s Power Couple
The Washington Times opinion piece sings Azerbaijan’s first lady/vice president’s praises.
Trump Hotel in Baku Partnered With ‘Notoriously Corrupt’ Oligarch Family With Ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps
The latest conflict of interest headache for the president is a sketchy and failed hotel in Azerbaijan that’s got lawmakers worried.
The Case for Outcast Media
In authoritarian states, foreign-based media can be the best source of reliable information — as one exiled Azerbaijan news outlet proves.
The World’s Most Famous Dissident Journalist Returns to the Fight
Azerbaijan’s authoritarian rulers defamed, threatened, and jailed their country’s most stubborn journalist. But Khadija Ismayilova doesn’t know when to quit.
Aperture: Exit the King
Oil has been a boon in Azerbaijan’s economic growth. But will black gold also cause the country's demise?
Freeze the Dictator Out
Azerbaijan’s authoritarian president is in Washington this week, plainly hoping for some love — or at least attention — from President Obama. He must not get it.
How Azerbaijan and Its Lobbyists Spin Congress
The Aliyev regime is selling itself in Washington as friendly and progressive. Is your Congressman buying it?
The Two Faces of Azerbaijan’s Government
Azerbaijan's leaders like to pretend that they’re friends of the West. Time for a reality check.