Joshua Kucera | 1789 Articles

Twisting the screws: Post-War Report

Azerbaijan has been playing hardball with Armenia over the prisoners it continues to hold. But with a botched POW release that wasn’t, Armenia has weakened its position all by itself.
Joshua Kucera Apr 9, 2021

What happened to the church?

Amid heightened concerns about the fate of historic cultural heritage sites in Karabakh comes news that Azerbaijan has razed a three-year-old Armenian church. Our weekly Post-War Report.
Joshua Kucera Mar 26, 2021

In post-war Armenia, spy mania running amok

Two spy scandals involving well-regarded organizations speak to Armenians’ loss of faith in the international community, as well as the opposition’s interest in taking advantage of that mistrust. Our weekly Post-war Report.
Joshua Kucera Mar 12, 2021

Post-war report: Shooting the messenger

Karabakh considers making Russian an official language, more restrictions on journalists, and Azerbaijan cracks down on illegal – and dangerous – visits to its newly retaken territories. Welcome to our new weekly column on the aftermath of the 2020 war.
Joshua Kucera Feb 19, 2021