ABOUT THE SITE
About FOCUS ON KARABAKH
Focus on Karabakh offers original analysis, puts breaking news in context, and highlights the best in
academic research on Karabakh-related topics. Focus on Karabakh is a project of the Institute of
Armenian Studies at the University of Southern California, but the views and analysis published by
Focus on Karabakh should not be taken as reflecting the views of the affiliated institutions.
About THE EDITOR
Emil Sanamyan edits Focus on Karabakh and writes on politics and security
in the Caucasus and the wider neighborhood. Emil was born in then-Soviet
Baku, where his Karabakh-born great-grandparents settled at the turn of
the 20th century. A graduate of the University of Arizona and Virginia Tech
University, he lives in the Washington DC area with his family.