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JOURNAL/CFP- Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Winter Issue 2009

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JOURNAL/CFP- Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Winter Issue 2009

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Call for Papers for the Winter 2009 issue of the
Caucasian Review of International Affairs

Caucasian Review of International Affairs (CRIA) announces call for
papers for its Winter 2009 issue to be published at the end of January
2009. Deadlines for submissions is December 31, 2008. Submission
guidelines can be found at http://cria-online.org/Submit_a_Paper.html .

CRIA is particularly interested in research papers and comments on the
following topics:

- Prospects of the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after
the recent developments in the region
- Refugee issues due to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
- Recent attempts of rapprochement in Turkish-Armenian relations and
their prospects
- Did Kosovo establish a precedent for the conflicts in the Caucasus?
- GUAM and its role in the security of the member-states
- The recent initiatives for the stability in the Caucasus - their prospects
- European Union and the conflict resolution in the South Caucasus
- What should the West do in Georgia? What roles for the EU?
- Western energy interests in the South Caucasus and Central Asia
- Islam in the Caucasus
- Iranian nuclear program and its implications for the South Caucasus
- Germany and Caucasus
- Russian policy towards the South Caucasus
- Georgia and its NATO-membership aspirations
- Integration of the South Caucasus to the Euro-Atlantic structures
- Prospects of the South Caucasian Regional Security
- Global financial crisis and the South Caucasus
- Israel in the Caucasus
- Azerbaijan's relations with the Moslem world
- Foreign Policy of the new Armenian Government
- Iran-Armenia relations
- Azerbaijani community of Iran
- Legal status of the Caspian Sea
- China in Central Asia
- Foreign Policy of Turkmenistan under the new government
- Turkey and PKK
- Realist view on Turkey 's accession to the EU
- Iran-Turkey relations
- Ukraine 's foreign policy - NATO and EU versus Russia
- Armenian Diaspora and lobby in the US - its influence over US foreign policy
- The American Elections and it's possible impact on Eurasia
- Obama's foreign policy towards Turkey - he issues of Cyprus and
"Armenian Genocide"
- New administration in Washington and its possible Caucasus policy
- Interests of the US policy in the South Caucasus

This is a preliminary list. Please feel free to offer alternative
topics, including book reviews to the Editor.

The CRIA is a Germany-registered quarterly peer-reviewed free,
non-profit and online academic journal. The Review is committed to
promote a better understanding of the regional affairs by providing
relevant background information and analysis, as far as the Caucasus
in general, and the South Caucasus in particular are concerned. The
CRIA also welcomes lucid, well-documented papers on all aspects of
international affairs, from all political viewpoints. The last issue
of the Review can be viewed at www.cria-online.org.

Nasimi Aghayev

Editor-in-Chief
Caucasian Review of International Affairs
www.cria-online.org
ISSN: 18656773

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