Iran and the New Geopolitical Reality in Azerbaijan

April 01, 2021

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s six-week war for control of Nagorno-Karabakh came to an end with a Russia-brokered deal on November 10, 2020. However, the agreement, which Armenian, Azerbaijani and Russian leaders signed, has major implications for Iran.

How Israel Factors into the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

November 10, 2020

For decades, Israel and Azerbaijan have maintained a special partnership. Israel has relied on the Caucasian country’s gas and oil for energy imports, while Azerbaijan’s military has turned to Israel for advanced weaponry.

Saudi Arabia and Iran Battle It Out in Azerbaijan

February 26, 2018

The bitter rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is going on a trip outside the Middle East. It’s the pot calling the kettle black. As Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of seeking to encircle the kingdom with its support for Houthi rebels in Yemen and its backing of Qatar, Riyadh and Tehran are...