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South Caucasus and the Global Geopolitics
Proceedings of INTCESS14- International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, 3-5 February 2014- Istanbul, Turkey (2014)
  • Erik Davtyan
Abstract

The research presents the analysis of geopolitical developments of the South Caucasus since the collapse of the USSR. The research aims at investigating the role of the South Caucasus in world geopolitics, the balance of power in the region and the circumstances providing the balance, geopolitical interests of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, the trilateral interaction between these states, as well as Russia, Turkey, USA, European Union, the clash of national interests of above mentioned states. Current research also scrutinizes the role of the regional conflicts (issues of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh). In order to accomplish the presentation of the topic and to provide a complete notion about the geopolitics in South Caucasus and its place in world geopolitics, a comparative analysis is given over the regional developments of 1990s and those of 2000s. Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, as well as neighboring states hardly manage to solve the challenges of international regional relations, still leaving a myriad of issues unsolved. Due to new realities the South Caucasus has entered the first decade of the XXI century, being transformed into a geopolitically more important region as well as gaining energy and transit significance for global geopolitical powers. Aforesaid constitutes the main accent of the research

Keywords
  • Geopolitics,
  • International relations,
  • South Caucasus
Publication Date
Winter February 3, 2014
Comments
Proceedings of INTCESS14- International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, 3-5 February 2014- Istanbul, Turkey
Citation Information
Erik Davtyan. "South Caucasus and the Global Geopolitics", Proceedings of INTCESS14- International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, 3-5 February 2014- Istanbul, Turkey