Turkey and the Conflict in Nagorno Karabakh: A Delicate Balance

@article{Cornell1998TurkeyAT,
  title={Turkey and the Conflict in Nagorno Karabakh: A Delicate Balance},
  author={Svante E. Cornell},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={1998},
  volume={34},
  pages={51-72}
}
  • S. Cornell
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Middle Eastern Studies
With the break-up of the Soviet Union in late 1991, Azerbaijan and Armenia both became independent, and Moscow's responsibility to manage and contain the conflict over Nagorno Karabakh suddenly disappeared. Within a few months, the conflict flared up into a full-size war, even involving Armenian regular troops and whole detachments of the former Soviet military on the side of the Karabakh Armenians.' Consequently Azerbaijan, within less than two years of fighting, lost the entire territory of… Expand
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