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Index of topics
Foreign policy, security policy

Topic Author Issue
The Zangezur Corridor and Threats to the Interests of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the South Caucasus Elaheh Koolaee, Ahmad Rashidi 136
Azerbaijan and Iran in the Shadows of Karabakh and Ukraine Alexander Yeo 136
Georgia and Iran: Opportunities and Constraints for Co-operation George Sanikidze 136
Shifting Sands, Unmoved Mountains? Relations between Armenia and Iran since the Second Karabakh War Nareg Seferian 136
Pro-Russian Disinformation Narratives in Georgia Since Russia’s Full-scale Invasion of Ukraine Tatia Chikhladze and Shota Shiukashvil 135
An Impact of the Influx of Russians in Georgia Natia Seskuria 135
Unwrapping the Georgian Government’s Reluctance to Align with EU Recommendations Tatia Tavkhelidze 135
National Identification and Regime Legitimation: The Societal Impact of War in Azerbaijan Sofie Bedford 134
The Impact of Conflict and Militarization on the Lives of Women and LGBT Persons in Armenia Ulrike Ziemer 134
Armenians and Azerbaijanis in Georgia: The Role of Religion, Religious Institutions, and Networks in the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War Anna Cieślewska 134
Geopolitics of Infrastructure and Connectivity in the South Caucasus: The Case of Armenia and Azerbaijan Stefan Meister 132
Iran and the Role of Transit Corridors in the South Caucasus in the Context of the War against Ukraine Vali Kaleji 132
China’s Infrastructure Investment in the South Caucasus before and after Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Katja Kalkschmied 132
The Connectivity Debate in the South Caucasus Reconsidered Laurence Broers 132
Black Sea Geopolitics after the Russia–Ukraine War: View from Georgia Salome Kandelaki, Bidzina Lebanidze 130
Azerbaijan Amid the Ukrainian Crisis: Perceptions, Implications and Expectations Anar Valiyev, Ahmad Alili, Fidan Namazova 130
Black Sea Geopolitics after the Russia–Ukraine war: The View from Armenia Armen Grigoryan 130
Perceptions of the Black Sea Region Security Amid the Russian Invasion of Ukraine: View from Ukraine Maksym Khylko, Hanna Shelest 130
The EU in Armenia’s Official and Public Eyes Narek Sukiasyan 129
Perceptions of the EU in Azerbaijan: A Normative Power in Decline? Najmin Kamilsoy, Anna Zamejc 129
Proving the ‘European Way’: The West in Georgian Far-Right Discourse Nino Gozalishvili 129
Postwar Karabakh: What Is the Resettlement Potential? Akif Musayev, Khatai Aliyev, Shabnam Maharramova, Mirvari Gazanfarli 128
Prospects for the Latest Rapprochement Attempt between Turkey and Armenia Tatia Chikhladze 128
The “3+3” Platform for Regional Cooperation: Conflicting Foreign Policy Preferences Eka Javakhishvili 128
The Resilience-Security Nexus in the South Caucasus: Can the EU Promote Resilience without Engaging in Geopolitics? Bidzina Lebanidze, Ashot Aleksanyan, Irena Gonashvili 127
Reaching across the Atlantic to Support Resilient Self-Defence for Georgia Tiffany G. Williams 127
Transitional Justice, Societal Resilience, and the European Union’s Role in Armenia (2018–2022) Veronika Pfeilschifter 127
Team Europe in the South Caucasus. Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic Gulnaz Isabekova 126
Territorial Ambitions in Nagorno-Karabakh: Survey Results Before the 2020 War John O’Loughlin, Gerard Toal, Kristin Bakke 121
Post-War Spectres: The Ghosts that Haunt Armenia in the Aftermath of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabagh War Tamar Shirinian 121
“Securitization/De-Securitization” and Attitudes in Azerbaijan in Reaction to the Karabagh Conflict Leila Alieva 121
Pipelines, Ports and Pressure: Georgia and the Development of Transit Infrastructure in the South Caucasus Tracey German 112
The Southern Gas Corridor: Prospects and Challenges for EU Foreign Policy Marco Siddi 112
Encounters at the Grassroots Level: Chinese-Georgian Interactions in the BRI Era Susanne Fehlings 111
Armenia-Russia Relations: the Revolution and the Map Alexander Iskandaryan 109
Azerbaijan and Russia: Towards a Renewed Alliance, for a New Era Murad Ismayilov 109
Russian Hegemony Begets Georgian Discontents: Tbilisi's Search for Strategic Ballast Michael Cecire 109
What Made Russia Indifferent to the Revolution in Armenia Pavel K. Baev 104
Political Changes in Armenia: a Litmus Test for the European Union Laure Delcour 104
Armenia's Velvet Revolution in the Discourse of the Azerbaijani Elite Farid Guliyev 104
What Georgians think about the Armenian Revolution Ghia Nodia 104
Armenia's Foreign Policy Priorities. Are There Any Major Changes Following the Spring 2018 Political Transformation? Alexander Markarov 104
Population's Attitudes Towards Georgia's Foreign Policy Choices in Times of Uncertainty David Sichinava 102
The Choice to Be Made. Georgia's Foreign Policy after the Association Agreement Shota Kakabadze 99
The EU as a 'Threat' to Georgian Traditions: Who Is Afraid, and Why? Tinatin Zurabishvili 99
What Kind of Role Should the European Union Play for Achieving Sustainable Peace in Georgia? Shu Uchida 99
Electoral Politics in the De Facto States of the South Caucasus Donnacha Ó Beacháin 94
The External Relations of De Facto States in the South Caucasus Giorgio Comai 94
Public Opinion in the Eurasian De Facto States Gerard Toal (with John O'Loughlin) 94
A New Public Role of Religion? Recent Issues of Religion and Politics in Georgia Jean-François Ratelle 93
Trends in foreign fighter recruitment and Islamist extremism in Adjara, Georgia Michael Cecire 93
Radical Islam or Government Paranoia in Azerbaijan? Arzu Geybulla 93
Track Two Diplomacy between Armenia and Turkey: Achievements and Limitations Vahram Ter-Matevosyan 86
How Non-Governmental Are Civil Societal Relations Between Turkey and Azerbaijan? Hülya Demirdirek (with Orhan Gafarlı) 86
Turkey’s Abkhaz Diaspora as an Intermediary Between Turkish and Abkhaz Societies Yana Zabanova 86
Turkish Georgians: The Forgotten Diaspora, Religion and Social Ties Andrea Weiss 86
Ethnic Conflict in Nagornyi Karabakh—A Historical Perspective Arsène Saparov 84
Creating the “Enemy Nation”: The Difficult Historical Legacies of Armenian–Azerbaijani Relations Shalala Mammadova 84
A New Phase in the Karabakh Conflict Vicken Cheterian 84
The Karabakh Conflict and the Image of the “Historical Enemy” in Azerbaijani Textbooks Sergey Rumyansev 84
The Portrayal of "The Other" in Foreign Policy Discourse and Public Consciousness in Armenia (2008-present) Aram Terzyan (with Narek Galstyan) 77
Postcolonial Hybridity, Contingency, and the Mutual Embeddedness of Identity and Politics in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan: Some Initial Thoughts Murad Ismayilov 77
Georgia: Foreign Policy Identity in the Domestic Arena as a Subject of Contestation Salome Minesashvili (with Levan Kakhishvili) 77
Armenia and the Ukrainian Crisis: Finding the Middle Ground Vahram Ter-Matevosyan 67-68
The Ukrainian Crisis and Implications for Azerbaijan Anar Valiyev 67-68
The Ukraine Crisis: Repercussions on Georgia Kornely Kakachia 67-68
(Non) "Russian World", (Non) Soft Power: Putin's Serpentine Policy in the South Caucasus Andrey Makarychev (with Alexandra Yatsyk) 67-68
Armenia Before and After Vilnius Mikhayel Hovhannisyan 58
Georgia and the Vilnius Summit—Before and After Tornike Sharashenidze 58
Azerbaijan after the Vilnius Summit: What Next? Anar Valiyev 58
Georgia–Turkey Relations in a Georgian Dream Era Michael Cecire 48
Georgia’s European Choice: Has an Old Georgian Dream Changed? Opinion Kakha Gogolashvili 48
The 2012 Parliamentary Elections in Georgia and Changing Attitudes Toward Russia David Sichinava 48
The Foreign Policy Preferences of the Georgian Population. Opinion Poll   48
The Role of the Russian Language in Georgia. Opinion Poll   48
TAP, Nabucco West, and South Stream: The Pipeline Dilemma in the Caspian Sea Basin and Its Consequences for the Development of the Southern Gas Corridor Julia Kusznir 47
Oil and Political Stability in Azerbaijan: The Role of Policy Learning Farid Guliyev 47
Interpreting the Tension in Georgian–Russian Relations Tornike Sharashenidze 41
Russia and Georgia: Going Their Separate Ways Fyodor Lukyanov 41
Georgian Public Opinion on Relations With Russia. Opinion Poll   41
Russian Public Opinion on Relations With Georgia. Opinion Poll   41
Azerbaijan’s Foreign Policy: Seeking a Balance Rashad Shirinov 37
Georgia’s Identity-Driven Foreign Policy and the Struggle for Its European Destiny Kornely Kakachia 37
Georgian Foreign Policy: Holding the Line amid Uncertainty George Khelashvili 37
Georgian Public Opinion on the Country’s Foreign Policy. Opinion Poll   37
Lessons Learned? The EU and the South Caucasus De Facto States Franziska Smolnik 35-36
Alignment with the EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy in the Southern Caucasus Sebastian Mayer 35-36
Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum: The View of a Participant from Armenia Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan 35-36
DCFTA and Georgia: Means or End? Badri Kochoradze 35-36
EU–Azerbaijan Relations: Enhancing Human Rights and Democracy within Eastern Partnership Initiatives Anar Mammadli 35-36
Attitudes Towards the EU. Opinion Poll   35-36
Georgia’s Population on Relations With the EU. Opinion Poll   35-36
Interlinked Energy Supply and Security Challenges in the South Caucasus Lusine Badalyan 33
Military Spending in the South Caucasus Region. Tables and Graphs   33
Oil and Gas Reserves—International Comparison. Tables and Graphs   33
Major Oil and Natural Gas Pipelines Around the Caspian Sea. Map   33
The Nabucco Gas Pipeline Project and its Impact on EU Energy Policy in the South Caucasus Julia Kusznir 33
The Role of Iran in the South Caucasus Tornike Sharashenidze 30
Turkey’s Caucasus Policies in the Framework of Ankara’s Nigar Goksel 30
Attitudes in Armenia and Georgia Towards Turkey. Opinion Poll   30
Relations Between the North and South Caucasus: Divergent Paths? Aude Merlin 27
Azerbaijan and the North Caucasus: A Pragmatic Relationship Anar Valiyev 27
The North Caucasus: Bone of Contention or a Basis for Russian–Georgian Cooperation? Paata Zakareishvili 27
The Role of the Armenian Church During Military Conflicts Harutyun Harutyunyan 20
The Role of the Armenian Church During Military Conflicts Harutyun Harutyunyan 20
South Caucasus 2025: Scenarios for an Uncertain Future Sven Behrendt, Iris Kempe 19
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Implications for the Caucasus Stanislav Secrieru 19
Armenia–Turkey Relations: Options for 2025 Alexander Iskandaryan 19
Georgia Post-2013: The Road to the Presidential Elections and Beyond Martin Kremer 19
European Partnership and the South Caucasus: Framework Condition for a Grand Bargain in 2025? Ulrike Graalfs, Ivlian Haindrava, Tornike Sharashenidze 19
Continuity and Change in Azerbaijan’s Energy Diplomacy Murad Ismayilov 16
Continuity and Change in Azerbaijan’s Energy Diplomacy Murad Ismayilov 16
My Friend’s Enemy is my Friend: Armenian Foreign Policy between Russia, Iran and the United States Mikayel Zolyan 13
US Policy towards the South Caucasus: How To Move Forward Fariz Ismailzade 13
Obama and Georgia: A Year-Long Awkward Silence George Khelashvili 13
Attitudes Toward the West in the South Caucasus Therese Svensson, Julia Hon 13
Public Attitudes towards the Relationship with the West in the Countries of the South Caucasus. Diagrams   13
Can the Eastern Partnership Program of the EU Help Civil Societies in Participating States? Ghia Nodia 12
Armenia–Turkey Rapprochement: The Most Significant Positive Event in the Region Since 1994 (If It Happens) Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan 11
The Turkish–Armenian Protocols: Implications for Azerbaijan Anar Valiyev 11
After Years of Silence, Turkey and Armenia Will Try to Come Up with a New Language of Understanding Karin Karakaslı 11
The Longer “Countdown to War”: Growing Confrontation between Georgia and Russia 2004–2008 Uwe Halbach 10
Initial Military Operations during the War in Georgia in August 2008 Wolfgang Richter 10
Georgia on the EU Mind Antonio Missiroli 10
The Aggression by the Russian Federation against Georgia Temuri Yakobashvili 10
The South Caucasus in the International Spotlight Fyodor Lukyanov 10
Cui Bono? Opinions of the Population of the South Caucasus States on the August War. Opinion Poll   10
Networks of Crime and Corruption in the South Caucasus Richard Giragosian 09
The Georgian Mafia Gavin Slade 09
Georgia’s Fight against Organized Crime: Success or Failure? Alexander Kupatadze 09
Assessment of the Police. Opinion Poll   09
NATO Lacks the Stomach for South Caucasus Fight Ahto Lobjakas 05
Post-War Georgia: Resetting Euro-Atlantic Aspirations? Archil Gegeshidze 05
Relationship between NATO and Georgia 1992–2009. Chronicle   05
Georgian Popular Opinion on NATO Membership and the Relationship with the West. Graphs   05
Policy Priorities in the South Caucasus as Reflected in Opinion Polls. Graphs   05
NATO and Armenia: A Long Game of Complementarism Alexander Iskandaryan 05
Extent of Popular Support for NATO Membership in the South Caucasus. Graphs   05
Russia’s “Internal South Caucasus:” The Role and Importance of Caucasus Societies for Russia Sergey Markedonov 04
The Southern Gas Corridor and Europe’s Gas Supply Roland Götz 03
Azerbaijan’s Geo-strategic Role in the EU’s Energy Security. Opinion Elkhan Nuriyev 03
Main Natural Gas Export Pipelines from Russia. Map   03
European Policy towards the South Caucasus after the Georgia Crisis Sabine Fischer 01
On Razor’s Edge: An Armenian Perspective on the Georgian-Russian War. Opinion Haroutiun Khachatrian 01
The Georgia-Russian Conflict: A Perspective from Azerbaijan and Implications for the Region. Opinion Fariz Ismailzade 01
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