Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Syria Peace Talks Eclipsed by Paris Terror Attacks

Representatives from more than a dozen countries converged in Vienna on Nov. 14, 2015, to find diplomatic channels to end the Syrian conflict. However, the peace talks were eclipsed by the brutal Paris terror attacks on Nov. 13, which left 129 dead and over 350 injured. Although diplomats including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, […]

Violence in Caucasus Prompts Mediation

Violence in Caucasus Prompts Mediation

On Oct. 26, 2015, the Foreign Minister of Armenia, Edward Nalbandian, hosted a mediation session prompted by an escalation of violence not seen in the Caucasus region since the 1990’s. The meeting was with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-Chairs. Nalbandian explained during mediation that the attacks “reveal Baku’s […]