Emil Sanamyan

Emil Sanamyan edits Focus on Karabakh and writes on politics and security in the Caucasus and the wider neighborhood. His articles have appeared in the Jane’s Defense Weekly, Economist Intelligence Unit, Foreign Policy, the Diplomat, Open Democracy, EurasiaNet and elsewhere. Emil was born in then-Soviet Baku. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona and Virginia Tech University and lives in the Washington DC area with his family.

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 Institute or its affiliated institutions.