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Trivia About Europe's Next Avo The decision to write such a book was all the more urgent given the likelihood of a renewed outbreak of war in and around Nagorno-Karabakh NK , a small region of 4, sq. Our purpose is to accompany the reader on anintricate, but fascinating journey which reflects the complex, tragic, yet still marvellous Caucasian patchwork.
In other words, by capitalising on the lessons learnt from the developments during the months leading to the August war in Georgia,. The current overlap of interests of the major external actors involved in the Nagorno-Karabakh talks, France, United States and Russia is a distinctive feature for the prevention of war — unlike the pre-war situation in Georgia, where there was a clash of interests of the external actors.
However, both the situation on the ground and the. The book exposes the current situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its implications, and has a strong interdisciplinary emphasis. By interdisciplinary emphasis we mean both the range of disciplines within the social sciences used to approach the general topic of the book and the combination of contributors who are both practitioners and scholars with a strong knowledge of this field, bringing a broad range of expertise to the volume.
On the other hand, we have to acknowledge that, despite efforts, it was not possible to convince a larger number of Azerbaijani authors to contribute to the volume. The key reason for rejecting to contribute was assumably the fear for repression by the Azerbaijani state, inside and even outside of Azerbaijan. The editors addressed the issue of balance in five ways:. Another example may be the much disputed meaning of the four UN resolutions of on the. Karabakh war, both viewpoints of which are represented in the Conclusion chapter, and again leaving the conclusive judgement to the reader.
In other words, our intention is to bridge academia with policy making in an effort which is not exclusively descriptive and analytical, but has the ambition of being prescriptive and providing policy proposals. Our goal is to deliver a comprehensive picture by combining these diverse viewpoints on, and dimensions and narratives of the conflict as seen by Introduction 5different authors against the background of their respective specialities. For instance, when it comes to different narratives, the reader will find apparently diverging dates for the start of the military operations in NagornoKarabakh — some authors put it in the end of the s, others in the beginning of the s — that is, because of unusual fact of the absence of a declaration of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, while several events.
Besides, military operations were on-going between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in NK, yet they also heavily affected the frontline communities along the Armenian—Azerbaijani border proper. In addition, our aim is to provide the reader with a thorough analysis of the conflict in NagornoKarabakh and of how it has evolved throughout the years, showing from a variety of angles how we got to where we are today and ultimately deriving concrete and more promising policy proposals than are otherwise currently debated.
As the title suggests, the latter will focus on measures to reduce the heightened possibility of the outbreak of war. Overall, the book is intended to contribute to the debate in academia and among policy makers.
The E-mail Address es field is required. Our goal is to deliver a comprehensive picture by combining these diverse viewpoints on, and dimensions and narratives of the conflict as seen by Introduction 5different authors against the background of their respective specialities. In other words, by capitalising on the lessons learnt from the developments during the months leading to the August war in Georgia,. Conflict and Security in Nagorno-Karabakh: Nagorno-Karabakh is the most perilous of the so-called frozen conflicts in Eastern Europe. Please enter your name.
Until very recently, the conflict has mainly been analysed in the context of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe OSCE Minsk Group activities, partly ignoring the fact that the powers concerned have evolved and that the EU as a new foreign policy actor is progressively appearing on the scene.
In this context, the fact that the scope of the topic is located between the ethnic conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh and Common.
Above all, the primary purpose of this volume is to explore the chances of war and peace in Nagorno-Karabakh amidst a rapidly evolving geopolitical environment, both regional and global, and to detect both a locus and a modus operandi for EU action, which may determine a breakthrough in the currently volatile and explosive situation around Nagorno-Karabakh. Finally, the present volume offers a plurality of voices and perspectives, which by definition will in some cases be in contrast with each other. These analyses and their variety of perspectives are framed into a coherent framework, consisting of the introduction with the geopolitical setting and the timeline, the conclusion and in between the three parts: Report, 08 February , Brussels, 5, http: Part I explores the internal rationale of the conflict, its genesis and evolution; its common.
In doing so, the authors explore the ways.
While comparing the conflict with other ethnic conflicts in Eastern Europe, Uwe Halbach SWP, Berlin reveals that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is arguably the most serious in terms of extra-regional implications. The combined stagnation in the reconciliation process, and the urgency to resolve matters in order to avoid military escalation, constitute a significant challenge to the international community, according to the author. Moreover, the author argues that as with the war in Georgia, the international community will find itself similarly unprepared.
This unique format reveals important findings about the perceptions of war, security and social and economic.
The author explains that solutions to the conflict are seen through one prism by the participants: They shed light on the current situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, how it evolved, and likely scenarios, taking into account the changed landscape including the EU's new foreign policy instruments. The book includes concrete policy proposals in order to make war a less likely outcome.
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Taking into account a changed political landscape, including the EU's new foreign policy instruments, they also make concrete policy proposals to make war less likely. Publisher Synopsis "While there are numerous books on the NK conflict, this one stands out from the set in that not only does it comprehensively present the conflict, but also, and perhaps more importantly, aims to come up with innovative solutions which would contribute to the conflict settlement.
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An international and interdisciplinary group of experts shed light upon the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict today, how it evolved and likely scenarios. Taking into account a changed political landscape, including the EU's new foreign policy instruments, they also make concrete policy. "While there are numerous books on the NK conflict, this one stands out from the set in that not only does it comprehensively present the conflict, but also, and.
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