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Russia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Genuine Threat or Misconception?

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict, map via WikipediaBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,798, November 4, 2020
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: While government officials and others have alleged a strategy that involves Russian-sponsored security organizations in recent escalations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, these claims are largely misconceptions. The conventional wisdom fails to recognize these structures as representing alternative security perceptions held by Russia and other participating states rather than traditional NATO-style military alliances.
In the wake of recent escalations in the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, government officials and observers of the South Caucasus have referred ominously to intentions to directly involve Russian-sponsored security organizations in the fray.
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Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


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