Tension with Azerbaijan dies down but underlying differences are likely to widen
China and Russia are about to introduce a new order in Central Asia while the West is preoccupied elsewhere
The likely victory of an arch-hardliner raises fears in neighboring Turkey
With indirect talks now resumed between the U.S. and Iran, Europe holds the key to a successful outcome.
Turkey’s brinksmanship in the South Caucasus puts a spotlight on tensions within NATO.