Vartan Oskanian

For Vartan Oskanian's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Nov 28, 2010

The Caucasus imperative in summit season

YEREVAN, Armenia — Following the Group of 20 meetings in Seoul and the NATO summit in Portugal, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe will hold its first summit in 10 years in Astana, Kazakhstan’s spanking new capital city. This is only the ...

Mar 16, 2010

Unsnarl the Armenia-Turkey-Azerbaijan jam

YEREVAN, Armenia — Will Turkey’s current turmoil between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the country’s powerful army complicate and delay the country’s boldest initiatives in years — the moves to address decades-old tensions with both Armenians and Kurds? Restructuring the role of Turkey’s ...