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Vicken Cheterian
Neither Armenia nor Georgia is a functioning democracy today. If they were democracies they would have used their institutions, such as their parliaments to resolve their internal political conflicts. Today both countries are facing enormous challenges…
Vicken Cheterian
The failure of the Arab Spring created hardened political regimes all around us. This is bad news because in our fast changing world we need political, economic and social adaptation.
Vicken Cheterian
The first and second Karabakh wars were separated by a long period of more than a quarter of a century, alongside many missed opportunities to resolve the conflict through negotiations.
Vicken Cheterian
Azerbaijan’s aim is to change the format of negotiations by including Turkey…Turkey is part of the Karabakh conflict since its early stages, not only diplomatically and by its implication in imposing a blockade against Armenia, but also militarily.
Vicken Cheterian
Now, three decades later, why has no solution been found? Why have the two neighboring states failed to find a solution through dialogue?
Vicken Cheterian
Turkey seems to be engaged in all directions, not in dialogue but in wars and aggressive geopolitical competition.
Vicken Cheterian
Many secular Turks feel that the conversion of the most famous Istanbul museum to a mosque is mainly a struggle between Erdogan supporters and Atatürk Republicanism. Secularist Turks, who are in majority in Istanbul municipality, feel that the conquest of the city this time is targeting them.
Vicken Cheterian
Russian-Turkish rivalry seems to have moved from Syria to Libya.
Vicken Cheterian
I would not blame that young Armenian boy I was for the negative feelings towards the Ottomans: all four of my grandparents were born in the Ottoman Empire – what is now Turkey – and their own state forcibly deported them, dispersing or killing most of their family members.
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني