04.12.2008TURKISH “NATION STATE” PRECONDITIONS
In the beginning of November of the current year the Turkish Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul paid an official visit to Brussels to take part in the meeting of the European Union Defense Ministers. The latter one made a speech in the ceremony in commemoration of Ataturk held on November 10 in the Turkish embassy in Brussels and expressed a very noteworthy and, at the same time, scandalous idea connected with Turkish “nation state.” According to him, for the homogeneous form of up-to-date Turkey they are obliged to a number of circumstances – the exchange of population between Turkey and Greece in 1923, according to which the Greeks inhabited in Turkey were exiled to Greece...
01.12.2008ALIYEV’S STATEMENTS MEANT TO EXERT PRESSURE ON ARMENIA
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s statements can be explained by the world crisis, which certainly affected Azerbaijan’s economy and also by a new trend of the Karabakh conflict, which emerged after adoption of the Moscow declaration, according to a Russian expert. In an interview with RAI International Italian language channel, Ilham Aliyev stated that the declaration “doesn’t contain a provision reading that Azerbaijan obliges to refrain from a military resolution of the conflict and therefore, any kind of measures, including use of force and admissible.” “The world crisis did affect Azerbaijan and under the circumstances, unsettlement of the Karabakh conflict can be used as a tool distracting the population from urgent issues,” Andrey Areshev, expert at the Strategic Culture Foundation...
27.11.2008TURKEY AND AZERBAIJAN UNDERTOOK RECONSIDERATION OF THEIR RELATIONS WITH ARMENIA BECAUSE OF LIFE DIFFICULTIES, Thinks G.Harutyunyan (“Noravank” Foundation)
“Turkey and Azerbaijan undertook reconsideration of their relations with Armenia because of life difficulties.” Such an opinion was expressed by the Director of “Noravank” Foundation in course of round-table discussions on the subject “Tendency of Armenia’s foreign policy development from the standpoint of national security” organized by the Institute for Civil, Social and Regional Progress with support of the Friedtich Ebert Foundation.
24.11.2008ON IRAN-US PERSPECTIVE OF RELATIONS
B.Obama’s victory in the presidential elections in the US may result changes in Washington’s Near-Eastern policy. Obama’s announcement about his readiness to carry on negotiations with Iran’s authorities may report certain progress in Iran-US relations.
20.11.2008ACTIVATION OF THE ISLAMIC FACTOR IN THE NORTH OF AZERBAIJAN
According to quite contradicting information spread by Azerbaijani mass media in November 10 and the days to follow in the North of Azerbaijan, Dagestan bordering Kusar and Ghubai districts1, were held military operations between armed forces and a Salafi (or Wahhabi) religious-political military grouping called “Forest brothers.”
18.11.2008NO FINAL SETTLEMENT WILL BE REACHED ON KARABAKH CONFLICT AS NKR DOESN’T PARTICIPATE IN NEGOTIATIONS The interview of the NKR president Bako Sahakyan given to “Freedom” radio station
All the attempts to settle the Karabakh conflict without participation of its main party – Nagorno-Karabakh, are not sufficient. This was announced by the NKR President Bako Sahakyan in his interview given to “Freedom” radio station while commenting on Armenian-Azerbaijani-Russian declaration on the Karabakh conflict settlement. “The fact that the international community, the countries of the region, mediators try to have influence and bring the issue to its logical end is of course welcomed. It is the matter of dialogue and the necessity of this dialogue has been accentuated in our announcements through all these years.
13.11.2008ON THE ISSUES OF SCIENCE
On November 5, 2008 in the Committee for Science and Educational of the National Assembly were held hearings devoted to science problems in the context of national security. A talk was given by “Noravank” Foundation Director, political scientist Gagik Harutyunyan. In the context of today’s global systematic crisis occur changes of not only geographical and geopolitical character; first of all is changed global system of values. Virtual, speculative perceptions prevailing in the past have a tendency to turn into real values. In this sense knowledge is more than a real resource: it is noteworthy that some experts suggest accepting currencies named INFO or INTEL instead of dollar or euro. Another characteristic trait of up-to-date processes is the raise of state factor in all the fields which grounds application of not only liberal but first of all state-institutional approaches.
13.11.2008KARABAKH MAY DISAGREE WITH RESULTS OF ANY NEGOTIATIONS BASING ON ITS NOT PARTICIPATING IN THEM Gagik Harutyunyan’s interview to REGNUM
Signing of Armenian-Azerbaijani-Russian declaration has come to prove about a new important milestone in Karabakh conflict regulation. It was announced by the director of “Noravank” Foundation Gagik Harutyunyan in his interview with an ИА REGNUM correspondent. The expert mentioned the fact that for the first time after 1994 the document was signed not only by the Armenian and Azerbaijani parties but also, in the very case, by the Russian one. “After South Ossetian conflict the situation in the region has changed and Russia’s stocks are rising rapidly.
10.11.2008ARTSAKH WELCOMES 44th AMERICAN PRESIDENT Looks Forward to Expanded Cooperation with New U.S. Administration
NKR President Bako Sahakian congratulated the U.S. President-elect Barack Obama on his election victory, calling it an “epoch-making event both in American history and for the world democracy." In his November 6 letter, President Sahakian highly appreciated the ongoing American economic assistance to Nagorno Karabakh and the U.S. mediation efforts as co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group. Bako Sahakian expressed confidence that under the new Administration “the ties between the two countries will become much stronger and more diversified”. Elected the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama has advocated for further deepening of the U.S.-Armenia ties and for formal recognition of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
10.11.2008NEW ENERGETIC SITUATION IN SOUTH CAUCASUS
The political situation after South Ossetian war in South Caucasus changed which influenced the security of the energy supply. West changed its former opinion about the region. The countries of the region, for which the status of energy supplier is of strategic importance, begin looking for new ways of strengthening their former position.
06.11.2008ISLAMIC FACTOR IN AZERBAIJAN (In the period of presidential elections)
The victory at the presidential elections held on October 15 was won by the candidate of the ruling party “Yeni Azerbaijan,” the ruling president Ilham Aliev, who was ahead of the polling list gathering 89% of votes. It is noteworthy that almost all the opposition parties, none of which was at all an influential oppositionist in Azerbaijan, boycotted the elections. The pre-election process in Azerbaijan was comparatively quiet. Perhaps the only exclusion was the explosion set off on August 17 during the evening prayer in the Sunni mosque Abu Bakir (Baku) as a result of which were killed and wounded many people.
30.10.2008NEW IRAN-WEST DEVELOPMENTS
On June 2009 in Iran will be held presidential elections which will have important role for the country’s home and foreign policy. Iran’s relations with the West – US and EU, which have recently displayed a tendency of positive developments, will not be an exception. The announcement made by Vice President of Iran I. Mashai on June 2008 at the conference devoted to tourism has acquired an important role in home policy processes and informational plane of the country. He announced: “none of the nations of the world is our enemy. Iran is the friend of the US and Israel and respects these states. We think that Americans are one of the greatest nations of the world.”
27.10.2008STATE – CHURCH – SOCIETY: ISSUES OF SPIRITUAL SECURITY
As it is known the first and foremost task of national security is preservation of national system of values, and, first of all, its spiritual component. At the same time, real spiritual values are universal, and, accordingly, much significant than the national ones, that’s why their preservation is the matter of national security. While considering the issue from this standpoint, it is worth taking into consideration that spiritual security of Armenia is not only conditioned by mere “Armenian” motives. The considerable part of our spiritual values has a character common to all mankind and, in that way, makes a part of the world civilization system.
27.10.2008NEW KARABAKH DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE ON YOUTUBE
You are invited to be among the firsts to see a new documentary on Nagorno Karabakh Republic, Artsakh “The Struggle for Freedom”, which is now posted on our Artsakh Online YouTube Channel.
06.10.2008INSTITUTE FOR ARMENIAN STUDIES IN ANKARA
In summer 2001 in Ankara was founded the Institute for Armenian Studies Organization. It works in cooperation with Turkey’s “Eurasian” Center for Strategic Studies. The latter one is one of the biggest centers in Turkey carrying out strategic researches.
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