Over a year ago the British NGO Conciliation Resources asked me to write an essay as a starting point for a track two dialogue among a group of policy scholars from Armenia, Stepanakert and Azerbaijan on the question of ‘return and its alternatives’ in the Nagorny Karabakh conflict. The process was a rich and rewarding one, and it has culminated in the publication of a booklet on the topic which is available on the CR website (click here). The booklet is published in Armenian and Azeri also. The Karabakh conflict has many distinctive features which make it radically different from BiH. Yet, there are issues and processes which similar, and crucial lessons to be learned, if there is a will to move this dangerously stalemated conflict towards a more sustainable positive peace.
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