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Alberto Priego

Professor, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas

November 19th, 2010, Academia, Asia, English, Europe, Europe, French, Madrid, Russian, Spain, Spanish, Terrorism, War and Conflict

Alberto Priego

Alberto Priego is an expert on issues concerning Caucasus and Central Asia. He is a professor at the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas, Madrid.

Dr. Priego has been a researcher for the International Studies Department in the Complutense University of Madrid, and a Visiting Scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. He is the author of The Evolution of the Conflict in Chechnya, The Creation of the Azerbaijani Identity and its Influence on Foreign Policy, and Georgia: Another Velvet Revolution?, among other publications. He has worked as a guest researcher in the East-West Institute and in the Center for Euro-Asian Studies.

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Tehran and Kabul: From Intimate Enemies to Pragmatic Allies

November 18th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

Recently it was brought to light that the Islamic Republic of Iran frequently contributes significant quantities of money to the government of Hamid Karzai. Although the news was surprising to many people, it was well-known that relations between Karzai and Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, were excellent, what it supposes is a new era in the history of the relations between the two countries.

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