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Caspian Deal a Model of Diplomatic Success
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Caspian Deal a Model of Diplomatic Success
August 17, 2018

One can only imagine the outcome if the US had been one of the Caspian Sea claimants. Other nations would have been bullied, browbeaten and dispossessed of their natural rights by American “gunboat diplomacy”.

Caspian Deal Highlights Shift in Azerbaijan
August 17, 2018

For Azerbaijan its relationships with its neighbors are about to undergo a sea change, which should see meat put on the bones of this weekend’s agreement about oil and gas rights.

Caspian Deal Highlights Shift in Azerbaijan
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Caspian Sea Convention Signed to Open New Prospects for Region
World
Caspian Sea Convention Signed to Open New Prospects for Region
August 13, 2018

With economic and security interests uniting the five littoral states, the signing of the convention may serve as a starting point for emergence of a new international forum.

Caspian Games: Central Asian ‘Stans’ Vie for Connectivity Market
April 21, 2018

Azerbaijan, as a Caspian nation, maintains deep ethnic and linguistic links with Turkey. Yet Baku prizes secularism in an Ataturk vein – which sets it at odds with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamic-tinged neo-Ottomanism.

Caspian Games: Central Asian ‘Stans’ Vie for Connectivity Market
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Pipeline Wars: Realpolitik Meets Geography
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Pipeline Wars: Realpolitik Meets Geography
January 30, 2018

The headlines are ablaze this month with news from all over about new pipeline projects coming into Europe. Never one to miss an opportunity to do the U.S. State Department’s bidding in how it presents pipeline politics, Oilprice.com published a howler of a piece about the Southern Gas Corridor.

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan: Emerging Alliance
November 8, 2017

The burgeoning cooperation between the three powers is just one if the trends shaping the regional landscape.

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan: Emerging Alliance
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Russia – Azerbaijan: on track to coordinating an energy policy
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Russia – Azerbaijan: on track to coordinating an energy policy
June 12, 2015

On June 8, 2015, Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov announced a plan to establish a high-level working group to focus on the development of bilateral cooperation in the fuel and energy sector. «A high-level working group, specially created within the framework of an intergovernmental commission, will devote itself to developing a partnership in the energy sector», said Ushakov at a briefing in Moscow…

The Caspian Dispute
December 29, 2013

The president of Russia, when speaking at the last big press conference of the year, praised the achievements of Russian foreign policy highly… Given the growth of Russia's international authority, one might expect it to come closer to resolving the problems which have accumulated over the years in the Caspian Basin… The five Caspian states have not been able to sign a Convention on the status of the Caspian Sea for 17 years; they are still just trying to work out principles based on which all the countries would agree to jointly administer the common body of water… It has already been announced that the Fourth Caspian Summit will be held in Astrakhan in 2014…

The Caspian Dispute
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