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The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan

The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan   19:21 21/10/2013 » Society The Foreign and Commonwealth Office paid for the SAS to train Azerbaijan’s special forces in an effort to gain influence with the hardline ex-Soviet regime, the British Sunday Times writes. According to a leaked document seen by The […]

In Facing Its Adversaries, America’s Got a Hidden Lever: Armenia

In Facing Its Adversaries, America’s Got a Hidden Lever: Armenia

(Note: The Truman Project’s Daniel Gaynor is in Armenia and Georgia this month, studying US foreign policy, energy security and democracy issues in the Caucasus region.) Most Americans wouldn’t be shocked to learn that the largest American embassy in the world is in Baghdad, Iraq. But the second-largest is in a surprising place: Armenia. It […]

Armenian media warn of Taliban penetration

A terse, unconfirmed report about a “Taliban infiltration” first run by a local opposition daily has stirred a major controversy in Armenia, a country that last week controversially appeared on the list of only four dozen or so states worldwide where U.S. citizens received security alerts from their embassies in the wake of rising Islamic […]

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