Azerbaijan Presses Its Advantage Against an Isolated Armenia

Armenian Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Yerevan, Armenia.
Armenian Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan delivers a speech at the National Assembly in Yerevan, Armenia, Sept. 13, 2022 (PAN photo by Tigran Mehrabyan via AP).

A renewed round of fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan marks an alarming escalation of tensions between the historical enemies since the end of their war in November 2020. The attack is closely related to recent shifts in the regional balance of power, which even before 2020 had already become lopsided in Baku’s favor.

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