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The Making of a De Facto State: Warlords and Militarized Society in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Warlordism” is sometimes seen as a self-repairing strategy for weak states. This memo assesses the rise of the twin phenomena of warlordism and militarism in the de facto state of Nagorno-Karabakh and the ways in which authorities have coped with their complex social effects in the aftermath of the 1992-94 Armenian-Azerbaijani war. [...]

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Research Fellow
Institute for Archaeology and Ethnography, Armenia