About: Ilham Aliyev

Azerbaijan 04-12-2019

Azerbaijan: Snap elections are coming – and a new generation of politicians

The expected snap parliamentary elections will likely launch a new democratic era in Azerbaijan, giving the voters a further possibility to advance the reform process, writes Dr. Ceyhun Osmanli.
Azerbaijan 14-01-2019

Ice is melting for Nagorno-Karabakh

Several indications signal a thaw in relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, and hopes for peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, writes Ilgar Gurbanov.
Global Europe 19-10-2016

Compromising in the Caucasus

A change in the status quo of the frozen Nagorno-Karabakh conflict would affect all regional players, writes Antonia Colibasanu.
Armenia 05-10-2016

The major stumbling block of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict needs its mediators to come to an interim agreement that benefits both sides, while international actors, like the EU, have to differentiate between the factors at play in the Caucasus, writes Dr Gulshan Pashayeva.
Armenia 04-10-2016

Nagorno-Karabakh: Ballots, not bullets

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has come close to a resolution several times, but military action perpetrated by Azerbaijan, which left hundreds of casualties on both sides, has seriously undermined the peace process, writes Diogo Pinto.
Armenia 22-08-2016

Azerbaijan courts Russia and Iran

The Baku summit, during which Azerbaijan hosted the presidents of Russia and Iran, couldn’t have come at a better time, writes Stratfor.
Armenia 27-04-2016

In Nagorno-Karabakh, politicking ramps up as fighting draws down

In the coming weeks, the level of diplomatic activity on the Nagorno-Karabakh issue will continue to be higher than usual, writes Stratfor.
Armenia 18-04-2016

Nagorno-Karabakh: what is Russia up to?

Moscow’s successful diplomatic activity around Nagorno-Karabakh has revealed the weakness of the other intermediaries, writes Wojciech Górecki.
Armenia 06-04-2016

Nagorno-Karabakh dispute threatens regional war

The war in Syria should be a sober reminder to countries in and around the South Caucasus, and further-flung stakeholders, about what can happen when a local conflict explodes into much wider one, writes Irada Guseynova,
Energy 01-03-2016

Do not fund Southern Gas Corridor with EU money

The flashbulbs at Azerbaijan’s official photo opportunities should not blind Europe’s leaders to the country’s accelerated descent into authoritarianism, writes Xavier Sol
Azerbaijan 18-01-2016

Declining demand for exports hits Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, a major energy exporter, is suffering from the fall in oil prices, and is also grappling with a strategic dilemma when it comes to the country’s position in the region, writes Geopolitical Futures.
Armenia 23-01-2015

Armenia and Azerbaijan feel the effects of the Ukraine standoff

The standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine has given Azerbaijan more clout as Armenia's has decreased, writes Stratfor, the Texas-based global intelligence company.

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