TANAP’s Increasingly Strategic Role Can Relieve Western Pressure On Azerbaijan & Turkey

TANAP’s Increasingly Strategic Role Can Relieve Western Pressure On Azerbaijan & Turkey

Continued financial, informational, and political destabilizations of those two states aren’t in the West’s interests anymore since that could impede the flow of resources to the bloc in the worst-case scenario that Azerbaijan and Turkey consider this option as an asymmetrical response to these unprovoked Hybrid Warfare campaigns against them. The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline…

The North-South Transport Corridor Is A Trans-Civilizational Integration Project

The North-South Transport Corridor Is A Trans-Civilizational Integration Project

The NSTC represents the physical convergence of Russia’s southern-focused grand strategic plans of balancing the Iranian-Pakistani anchors of its Ummah Pivot in this particular part of the supercontinent with the Neo-NAM that it’s jointly pursuing with India. The trans-civilizational optics are immensely important since they speak to the fact that Huntington’s so-called ‘Clash of Civilizations’…

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Russia Is Responsible for Armenia’s Rapprochements with Azerbaijan & Turkey

Looking forward, there are plenty of reasons to be cautiously optimistic even if the talks between those parties fail to achieve anything of tangible significance in the short term. What’s most important is that the peacemaking process has finally begun due to Russia’s positive influence over Armenia. The geopolitics of the strategically located South Caucasus…

The Zangezur Corridor Is the ECO’s Most Strategic Project

The Zangezur Corridor Is the ECO’s Most Strategic Project

To oppose the Zangezur Corridor is to oppose China and Russia’s multipolar vision. It also suggests that one has fallen for self-interested forces’ fake news campaigns against this multilaterally beneficial project. The Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) has the chance to breathe new life into this unperforming but nevertheless immensely promising regional integration bloc by taking…

New Great Game in the Caucasus and Central Asia

New Great Game in the Caucasus and Central Asia

The Eurasian chessboard is in non-stop motion at dizzying speed. After the Afghanistan shock, we’re all aware of the progressive interconnection of the Belt and Road Initiative, the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), and of the preeminent roles played by Russia, China and Iran. These are the pillars of the…