Securing an Armenian-Azerbaijani agreement: the roles of international and local security providers

Mutual insecurity is a primary driver of the Nagorny Karabakh conflict and a dominant factor in contemporary Armenian-Azerbaijani relations. The current peace proposal, known as the Madrid Principles, addresses the issue of insecurity through the envisaged deployment of an international peacekeeping operation, as part of a wider security package.


Negotiating access and security: Scenarios for corridors and movement in Lachin and beyond

Geography, and questions of access to territory, are key concerns driving conflict between Armenians and Azerbaijanis who for many years have had no access to each other’s societies or territories controlled by the other side. 
All Armenian-Azerbaijani borders are closed and fortified, and many of them are subject to regular attacks of varying intensity.


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