Iran and the “Frozen” Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

April 29, 2021

Sharing land borders with Azerbaijan and Armenia, Iran has vested interests in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Hamidreza Azizi, an Alexander von Humboldt fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, analyzes Tehran's perspective on the current situation.

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.

Azerbaijan: Uncommon Hero of a Nation

January 07, 2013

Azerbaijan has pardoned an Azeri who murdered an Armenian officer. Post-war, government produced hatred against Armenians expands in Azerbaijan where the assassinator becomes a national hero. In August 2012, the convicted Azeri axe- murderer Ramil Safarov was transferred from Hungary to...