Wilson Center Experts

Alec Rasizade

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Russia
Affiliation:
Senior Associate, Historical Research Center
Wilson Center Project(s):
The Contemporary Situation in the Transcaucasus, U.S. Strategic Interest in the Region, and American Policy toward the Republic of Azerbaijan

Project Summary

Examination of the traditional national rivalry and local power politics in the continuous Georgian turmoil, Azeri-Armenian war, ethnic insurgence, and overall economic crisis as complicating factors in the traditional dominance politics between the major powers of Russia, Iran, the United States and Turkey. Analyzes US responsibility in maintaining peace in the area.