Without U.S. Intervention, the Caucasus Could Be Lost to a New Proxy War
Heart-wrenching scenes recently greeted Russian peacekeepers at their base in Nagorno-Karabakh as tens of thousands of ethnic Armenian civilians sought safety.
This tragedy was the conclusion to Azerbaijan's long campaign to ethnically cleanse the region of its Armenian population, and it's been completed while the international community watches on in near silence.
After a day marked by intense shelling and rapid territorial gains, Armenian de-facto authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Artsakh, reached a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement with Azeri forces.
Even though a massive explosion at a fuel depot recently killed even more Armenians, the ceasefire still holds. But...