By Antonia Colibasanu
Located on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, with Russia to its north and Iran to its south, Azerbaijan is a geopolitically strategic country. It is also a country facing serious economic problems, and if these problems trigger instability and weaken the government’s control, Azerbaijan will become vulnerable to external powers like Russia and Iran. Thus, Azerbaijan’s economic problems and its potential weakening as a state could have consequences beyond its borders, for the Caucasus region and even for the United States.
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One of the most recent examples of the country’s economic troubles concerns the …read more
Source: Geopolitical Futures