The “frozen” Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan existed for 26 years being neither at war nor at peace, with no diplomatic relations. What has changed over the past years so that a new all-out war erupted unexpectedly between the conflict parties in late September: military balance, geopolitical balance – or what else?
Autor: Azer Babayev
Azer Babayev is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at ADA University (Baku) and currently a visiting scholar at PRIF. From 2009 to 2018 he was a postdoctoral researcher and an associate fellow in PRIF's research department “Intrastate Conflict”. His research interests are in the areas of conflict resolution and democracy promotion, with a focus on the post-Soviet space.