Wilson Center Experts

Elkhan E Nuriyev

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Director, CIS Center-Center of International Studies
Wilson Center Project(s):
The New Geopolitics of Great Powers in the Caucasus: The Roles of Russia, Iran, Turkey and the United States
May 01, 1999
Jun 01, 1999

Project Summary

Looks at strategic issues surrounding the Caucasus, including oil and pipeline poiltics in the Caspian Basin, the military and political situation in Chechnya, the ongoing conflicts in the geopolitical setting of the Caucasus (Karabakh, Chechnya, Abkhazia, Ossetia), the role of the Russian military, Russia’s strategic relations with Iran, and the increase of US presence in the region.