Heaping on the caviar diplomacy

How does an autocratic regime divert attention abroad from its human-rights record and discourage the opposition at home? In the case of Azerbaijan, through lavish…

The Corleones of the Caspian

How Azerbaijan's dictator woos the United States and Europe.On Oct. 9, 2012, the American subsidiary of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) 

Azerbaijan attempts to “buy love for money”

About 600 influential guests gathered at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC for dinner and show, sponsored by the Azerbaijani-American alliance on October 30th. This…