How Small Countries Buy Respect Abroad? My stories on Azerbaijan’s lobby hobby in Washington, DC

Oil-rich Azerbaijan remains one of the few countries in the Eurasia region that seem to be doing its best to tighten its relations with the western countries by cracking down on the civil society and the US-linked organizations. In the meantime, this post-soviet country appears yet to be attractive for top US officials, policy and lawmakers especially for lobby-paid visits, even though the White House and Congress have banned top officials’ foreign-funded travel years ago… 36 Congressional trips were made to Azerbaijan in 2013 alone.

In this Storymap, I’ve collected only a few of my articles on the topic that have been published during past two years. You can read the texts by scrolling down through the headlines. The original links to the publications have also been included in the text.


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