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Armenian soldiers belonging to Nagorno-Karabakh's army fire an artillery shell toward Azerbaijani forces on April 3. (VAHRAM BAGHDASARYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

In Nagorno-Karabakh, Politicking Ramps Up as Fighting Draws Down

Peace talks will gain renewed momentum in the wake of the recent flare-up. Read more…

A view of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region in Azerbaijan. (EUGENE CHAUSOVSKY)

A Game Much Larger Than Nagorno-Karabakh

What a holiday in the disputed territory taught me about life in a land of simmering tension. Read more…

A view of Mount Ararat in Turkey from the Armenian capital city of Yerevan. (EUGENE CHAUSOVSKY/Stratfor)

Armenia's Isolation Laid Bare

A trip to Yerevan reveals a city wracked with anxiety over the brief fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, and a country isolated in a volatile region. Read more…