Russia and the South Caucasus: A Situation the U.S. Cannot Ignore
Moscow continues to take advantage of ethnic divisions and tensions in the South Caucasus to advance pro-Russian policies that are often at odds with, or even worse threaten, America or NATO’s interests in the region. While the South Caucasus might seem distant to many American policymakers, any spillover from ongoing and potential conflicts in the region can affect the United States and its security interests. The U.S. ignores the South Caucasus at its own peril.