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Conflict Management and Ethnic Relations in the South Caucasus Print Email
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Since independence, the South Caucasus region has suffered greatly from instability and economic hardships, largely as a consequence of ethnopolitical conflicts raging in the early 1990s. A deeply rooted legacy of defining national identity on the basis of ethnic, rather than civic, belonging has continued to breed tensions between ethnic groups in the region and has complicated the governments’ relationship with national minorities.

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Publications on Caucasus

Svante E Cornell
Checking Putin's Eurasian Ambitions
JOURNAL ARTICLE, The Wall Street Journal, April 06, 2014 Webpage Link
Svante E. Cornell
Crimea and the Lessons of Frozen Conflicts
COMMENTARY, The American Interest, March 20, 2014 Webpage Link
Stephen Blank
Azerbaijan's Security and U.S. Interests: Time for a Reassessment
SILK ROAD PAPER, December 2013, pp. 75 Webpage Link
Mamuka Tsereteli
Azerbaijan and Georgia: Strategic Partnership for Stability in a Volatile Region
SILK ROAD PAPER, October 2013, pp. 61 Webpage Link
Johan Engvall
Against the Grain: How Georgia Fought Corruption and What It Means
SILK ROAD PAPER, September 2012, pp. 62 Webpage Link
Svante Cornell
Karikatyrer skapar inte demokrati [Caricatures do not create a democracy]
OP-ED, Svenska Dagbladet, June 06, 2012 Webpage Link
Anna Jonsson, Stina Hartikainen
The Israilov Case and Human Rights in Chechnya
ISDP POLICY BRIEF, No. 51, January 20, 2011 Webpage Link
Svante Cornell
Azerbaijan Since Independence
BOOK, January 2011, pp. 483
Svante Cornell
Implications of the Failed Turkish-Armenian Normalization Process
ANALYSIS, Turkey Analyst, Volume 3, No. 5, March 15, 2010 Webpage Link
Johanna Popjanevski
From Sukhumi to Tskhinvali: the Path to War in Georgia
BOOK CHAPTER, in The Guns of August 2008: Russia's War in Georgia, June 2009
Svante Cornell and S. Frederick Starr (ed.)
The Guns of August 2008: Russia's War in Georgia
BOOK, June 2009, pp. 290 Webpage Link
Ekaterine Metreveli, Niklas Nilsson, Johanna Popjanevski, Temuri Yakobashvili
State Approaches to National Integration in Georgia: Two Perspectives
SILK ROAD PAPER, February 2009, pp. 66 Webpage Link
Svante E. Cornell
Pipeline Power: The War in Georgia and the Future of the Caucasian Energy Corridor
ARTICLE, Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Volume 10, No. 1, January 2009 Webpage Link
Sebastien Peyrouse
Is There Any Unity to the Trans-Caspian Region? The Economic Relations Between Central Asia and the Caucasus
ARTICLE, Asia Europe Journal, Volume 7, No. 3 2009, pp. 543-557
Svante E. Cornell
War in Georgia, Jitters All Around
ARTICLE, Current History, October 2008, pp. 8 Webpage Link
Svante E. Cornell
L'avenir de l'Europe se joue dans le Caucase
OP-ED, Le Monde, September 2008 Webpage Link
Marlène Laruelle
Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire
BOOK, September 2008, pp. 296 Webpage Link
Nicklas Norling
Russia and China play 'soft ball' in Central Asia
WEB ARTICLE, Center for International Relations, August 2008 Webpage Link
Svante E. Cornell, Johanna Popjanevski, Niklas Nilsson
Russia's War in Georgia: Causes and Implications for Georgia and the World
POLICY PAPER, August 2008, pp. 45 Webpage Link
Svante E. Cornell
The war that Russia wants
OP-ED, The Guardian, August 2008 Webpage Link

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