In the Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict, a Small Mountain Outpost Can Make a Big Difference
MIN READFeb 5, 2016 | 09:00 GMT
A man looks at the mountains from the Gandzasar Monastery in Azerbaijan's Nagorno-Karabakh separatist region.
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The Nagorno-Karabakh region often takes the spotlight when it comes to analyzing the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenian, but occasional skirmishes elsewhere along the two countries' shared border should not be overlooked. In late 2015, the number of military skirmishes between Azerbaijan's Qazakh district and Armenia's Tavush province rose. Azerbaijan has even recaptured a small mountain outpost it had previously abandoned, providing an area of support for Azerbaijani troops. Though small, this strategic position could make a difference elsewhere in the Azerbaijani-Armenian conflict....