By Alex Lantier, 26 October 2020
The recalling of an ambassador is the most serious gesture taken between states short of a complete breakdown of diplomatic relations and war.
By Alex Lantier, 19 October 2020
Casualties are rapidly mounting as heavy artillery and precision missile strikes rain down on civilian and military targets in both Armenia and Azerbaijan.
By Alex Lantier, 13 October 2020
Conflicts are escalating across the region, as Turkish officials supporting Azeri forces threatened to restart Mediterranean oil drilling, prompting warnings from Greece.
By Alex Lantier, 8 October 2020
The war between Armenia and Azerbaijan threatens to escalate into a regional war involving Russia, Iran, Turkey and the entire NATO alliance.
By Clara Weiss, 6 October 2020
The Kremlin’s central fear is that the war could reignite long-simmering regionalist, ethnic and religious conflicts on its southern borders.
As divisions erupt within NATO
By Alex Lantier, 5 October 2020
Both sides launched artillery or missile attacks on each other’s cities this weekend in a major escalation of fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
By Alex Lantier, 1 October 2020
As reports emerge that Turkey is sending Syrian Islamist mercenaries to Azerbaijan to fight Armenia, the risk of a Russian-Turkish clash and a broader regional war is rising.
By Ulaş Ateşçi, 30 September 2020
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in South Caucasus continued a third day after conflicts erupted over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
By Alex Lantier, 29 September 2020
News that Washington may withdraw its diplomats and troops from Iraq point to the rising danger of global war before the November US presidential elections.
By Ulaş Ateşçi and Alex Lantier, 28 September 2020
A war could spiral out of control and escalate into a broader conflict between Russia, Turkey and other NATO states, potentially involving nuclear weapons.
By Ulas Atesci, 18 July 2020
The fighting threatens to escalate into a direct clash between the two Caucasian republics’ main allies, Russia and Turkey.
Part 2: Who betrayed the Manouchian Group?
By Francis Dubois and Alex Lantier, 31 August 2018
There is no doubt that the Stalinists’ decision to sacrifice the Manouchian Group was bound up with their genocidal onslaught against Trotskyism and the Left Opposition.
Part 1: The political origins and military record of the resistance fighters
By Francis Dubois and Alex Lantier, 30 August 2018
Arsène Tchakarian, the last remaining survivor of the famed Manouchian Group of the French Resistance, died on August 4, 2018, at the age of 101.
By Clara Weiss, 17 May 2018
Pashinyan’s reckless moves toward military conflict expose the fraudulent character of the Western media coverage of Armenia’s supposed “democratic revolution.”
By Clara Weiss, 2 May 2018
The main roots of the political crisis lie in the advanced preparations for imperialist war in the region.
By Clara Weiss, 25 April 2018
Located in the oil-rich Caucasus, Armenia is mired in a deep political crisis that the pro-EU opposition is trying to exploit to advance its own agenda.
By Johannes Stern, 4 June 2016
On Thursday, the German parliament passed a resolution describing the mass murder of up to 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as “genocide.”
By Kumaran Ira, 6 April 2016
Doubts persist over how long the ceasefire will last, as the Caucasus and the Middle East have been put on edge by escalating imperialist wars and economic crisis.
By Clara Weiss, 15 June 2012
In the southern Caucasus, where US interests collide with those of Russia and Iran, there is a growing danger of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.
By Antoine Lerougetel, 9 February 2012
On January 31a law penalising the denial of the Armenian genocide was referred to France’s Constitutional Council.
By F. Dubois, 30 December 2011
The National Assembly’s passage on December 22 of a law banning the public denial of the Armenian genocide has provoked a major diplomatic crisis between France and Turkey.