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The South Caucasus - Between integration and fragmentation

Chiragov, Fuad and Gasimli, Vusal and Kakachia, Kornely and Karimov, Reshad and Makarychev, Andrey and Mammadov, Farhad and Ögütçü, Mehmet and Pashayeva, Gulshan and Paul, Amanda and Sammut, Dennis and Shiriyev, Zaur and Veliyev, Cavid (2015) The South Caucasus - Between integration and fragmentation. Series > European Policy Centre . UNSPECIFIED.

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    The South Caucasus is situated at the intersection of Eurasia’s major transport and energy corridors, making it an important geostrategic region. Traditional regional actors Iran, Turkey and Russia have jostled for influence and power in the region for centuries, and are now faced with competition from the EU, China, the US and NATO. Although Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia have been independent for more than two decades, they still continue to feel the sway, and sometimes threat, of external actors. As a response, the three South Caucasus states have chosen very different geostrategic paths since the collapse of the Soviet Union, leaving the region more fragmented and volatile than ever. In this book, various authors offer a deep and broad understanding of the developments in the South Caucasus, analyse the different foreign trajectories that each of the three state is following, and highlight the impact of external actors’ policies.

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    Item Type: Book
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Ukraine
    Countries > Armenia
    Countries > Azerbaijan
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > European Policy Centre
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2015 09:57
    Number of Pages: 110
    Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 20:09

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