Stories about Azerbaijan from July, 2006
At neweurasia, Delia explores whether oil revenues will be good or bad for Azerbaijan.
Voices from the Caucasus
Russian tourists rest in the shade in the Novy Afon (New Athos) monastery near the capital of the Georgian breakaway region of Abkhazia – by eurutuf What follows is a roundup of notable blog conversations from the Caucasus that took place over the last week. For a change, how about...
Caucasus: BTC & Israel
Ben Paarmann questions those that claim that controlling the Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan pipeline and accessing Central Asian and Caspian oil is a hidden motive for Israel in its fighting in Lebanon.
Central Asia: Eurasian Islam
Ataman Rakim argues for a Eurasian Islam that would unite Muslims of the former Soviet Union under a common identity and serve not so much as a formal set of religious and political ideas but instead as a catalyst for social initiatives.
Denise writes about the omnipresence of Heydar Aliev, the former president of Azerbaijan whose name and image can be found all over the place.