Caspian States’ Leaders Seal Security Deal

Stalled status accord may be signed in 2011 READ MORE

OSCE Astana Summit To Be 'Ineffective' On Karabakh

By Lala B.

News.Az interviews Azay Guliyev, a member of the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. READ MORE

Kazakhstan, USA Signed Additional Agreement For Air Transportation

Kazakhstan and the USA signed the additional agreement for air transportation of cargoes to Afghanistan through the territory of Kazakhstan, the US State Department informed. READ MORE

Statement by Mr. Kanat Saudabayev

Countdown to the OSCE Summit READ MORE

Central European Chairmen

By Arthur Dunn

Energy security is the main priority of Lithuania, as a future Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE. READ MORE

Georgia Unveils Details of Nuclear Smuggling Case

Georgia made public details of its sting operation, which, it said, in March 2010 led to seizure of 18 grams of highly enriched uranium (HEU), thought to be a sample of a larger stash. READ MORE

EU Signals New Trade Tool To Coerce China

By Andrew Willis

Europe's top trade official has signaled his intention to create a new retaliatory trade tool, amid ongoing complaints from European businesses that they are being excluded from Chinese public contracts. READ MORE

Turkey's EU Membership's Possible Impacts on the Balkans

By Dr. Sedat Laciner

End of ‘balkanization’? READ MORE

A Russia-NATO Alignment

By Michael Hikari Cecire

If the prognostications of many foreign policy pundits are to be believed, the NATO summit in Lisbon, set to open a week from today, could be a watershed moment for the Atlantic alliance, something which will set the West on a path of monumental geopolitical realignment. READ MORE

The New Maritime Arctic

By Caitlyn Antrim

Russian geopolitics of the 21st century will be different from the days of empire and conflict of the nineteenth and twentieth. The increased accessibility of the Arctic, with its energy and mineral resources, new fisheries, shortened sea routes and shipping along the rivers between the Arctic coast and the Eurasian heartland, is both enabling and propelling Russia to become a major maritime state. READ MORE