Trump and Armenia’s Occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh

Editor's note: unbeknownst to us at the time of publication, the author is a registered foreign agent of the Azerbaijan government. Recently, Azerbaijan celebrated 25 years of independence from Soviet rule. Arguably Eurasia’s most Western-friendly and secular Muslim-majority nation, Azerbaijan has long fought another battle, one that the election of Donald Trump may shift: the occupation of its Nagorno-Karabakh region by Armenia.   As the international community often does, a multilateral body was established to “solve” the problem following a bloody war from 1988 to 1992. For decades, the OSCE Minsk Group, co-chaired by Russia, France, and the U.S., has produced no demonstrable gains. Successive U.S. presidents have paid lip service to the Minsk Group and pleaded for time.   The election of Donald Trump may be a game changer.   During the election, Armenian-American organizations, playing identity politics, waged a...(Read Full Article)

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