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JOURNAL/CFP - Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Vol. 3, No. 2

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JOURNAL/CFP - Caucasian Review of International Affairs, Vol. 3, No. 2

Posted by: Nasimi Aghayev <>

Call for Papers for the Spring 2009 issue (Vol. 3, No. 2) of the
Caucasian Review of International Affairs

Caucasian Review of International Affairs (CRIA) announces a call for
papers for its Spring 2009 issue to be published at the end of April
2009. Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2009. Submission
guidelines can be found at

CRIA is particularly interested in papers on the following topics:

- Prospects of the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after
the recent developments in the region;

- Recent attempts of rapprochement in Turkish-Armenian relations and
their prospects;

- Russian policy towards the South 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;

- Eastern Partnership initiative of the European Union - chances and

- Western energy interests in the South Caucasus and Central Asia,
especially the Nabucco project;

- Role of the South Caucasus in the energy security of Europe;

- Situation in the North Caucasus;

- Iranian nuclear program and its implications for the South Caucasus ;

- Germany and 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 Islamic world;

- Foreign Policy of Armenia;

- 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'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;

- What will be Obama's foreign policy towards Turkey and 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

Best regards,

Nasimi Aghayev

Caucasian Review of International Affairs
ISSN: 18656773

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