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Nagorno-Karabakh: Will the Frozen Conflict Turn Hot?

Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a brutal war two decades ago over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.  A ceasefire -- not a peace agreement -- has separated the combatants for years, but is now endangered by frequent violations and by a growing arms race.  How dangerous is this situation and what can be done to avoid another open conflict?

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The Kennan Institute speaker series is made possible through the generous support of the Title VIII Program of the U.S. Department of State.


  • Thomas de Waal

    Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Charles King

    Professor of International Affairs and Government, Georgetown University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Research Scholar, Kennan Institute
  • E. Wayne Merry

    Senior Fellow for Europe and Eurasia at the American Foreign Policy Council; Former Political Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy in Moscow (1991-94)
  • Fiona Hill

    Director, Center on the United States and Europe, Brookings Institution