MA in Diplomatic Studies (1998-1999)
Department of International Relations
Keele University, UK
Alishov Dadash Rahim


MA dissertation on
"The Role of Caspian Oil in Maintaining  Stability in the Caucasus Region: In the Case of Mountainous  Karabakh Conflict"



This dissertation is broken up into 5 chapters on Virtual Azerbaijan (VAR):


Chapter I

Chapter II

Chapter III





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                                      Bibliography in Russian.

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