Taleh Ziyadov

Taleh Ziyadov is a research fellow at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge (UK).

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Articles by Taleh Ziyadov

AZERBAIJAN IS GROWING RAPIDLY, THANKS TO ITS OIL

The July 13 opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline marked the beginning a new era in the history of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey. Azerbaijan is already begun to collect dividends

BTC PIPELINE COULD MAKE CEYHAN AN ENERGY HUB

On Thursday, July 13, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline will be inaugurated at a ceremony in Ceyhan, Turkey. More than 40 high-level officials from some 30 countries plan to attend (Trend.az,

WILL WASHINGTON LEAD THE KARABAKH PEACE PROCESS?

After a failed February attempt to break the deadlock in negotiations between Armenian President Robert Kocharian and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, observers thought the Karabakh peace process was dead. But

PRESIDENTIAL SUMMIT RE-FREEZES KARABAKH CONFLICT

On February 10-11, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian President Robert Kocharian met in France in an attempt to break a deadlock in the Karabakh peace process. The talks failed

OFFICIALS MEET TO DISCUSS SOUTH CAUCASUS RAIL SYSTEM

Last week, officials from Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey met in Tbilisi to discuss further steps in the construction of another strategically important project in the South Caucasus, the Kars-Akhalkalaki-Tbilisi-Baku (KATB)

IRAN’S SEARCH FOR ALLIES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

As international pressure mounts over Iran's nuclear activities, the Iranian government has intensified its public relations campaign in the region. Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Motaki has been touring nearby states

NATO PEACEKEEPING TROOPS IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS?

During his November 9 visit to Armenia, NATO South Caucasus Liaison Officer Romualds Razuks declared that NATO is ready to deploy peacekeeping forces to the South Caucasus, if necessary. Razuks

PUBLIC MOOD IN AZERBAIJAN POINTS TO A NEW WAR

On September 26-27, OSCE Minsk co-chairs Bernard Fassier (France), Yuri Merzlyakov (Russia), and Steven Mann (the United States) met in Vienna to discuss further steps in the Karabakh peace process.

AZERBAIJAN’S “ELECTION MOMENTUM” PICKS UP

As Azerbaijan's November 6 parliamentary elections draw closer, opposition parties are becoming more active. On Saturday September 10 the opposition bloc Azadliq (Freedom), a coalition of three major parties in

ARMS RACE IN THE SOUTH CAUCASUS: A TIME BOMB?

Locked in a decade-old conflict over Karabakh, Armenia and Azerbaijan have been increasing their military expenditures over the last few years. Lately this trend seems to have accelerated dramatically. The