Author Archives: Vartan Oskanian

Getting This Wrong Will Be Unforgivable

We are at a crossroads in our history. We have on the table the first bilateral document that the independent sovereign Republic of Armenia intends to sign with the Republic of Turkey. This is an unprecedented process that is far-reaching and irreversible.

Agenda For National Mobilization

The below is based on a presentation given by Armenia’s former foreign minister Vartan Oskanian at international conference on Armenia-Turkey Relations and the Nagorno Karabakh Conflict sponsored by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, which took in Stepanakert on July 10 and 11.

Nagorno-Karabakh: War, Peace, Or BATNA?

When Presidents Serzh Sarkisian of Armenia and Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan meet in St. Petersburg, they are expected to reach a breakthrough on the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the military phase of which was ended 15 years ago by what has become the world’s longest self-maintained cease-fire.