A top U.S. intelligence official has indicated, that the situation in the Caucasus could get tense with fighting erupting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held an open hearing on 2 February 2010, entitled “Current and Projected Threats to the United States,” as the latest in an annual series of hearings examining US national security issues.
In his testimoney before the Senate Committee the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dennis C. Blair made some noteworthy remarks concerning the Caucasus and Armenia. Admiral Blair, speciically, noted, that the unresolved conflicts of the Caucasus provide the most likely flashpoints in the Eurasia region. Continue reading “U.S. Intelligence Official: Fighting could flare between Armenia and Azerbaijan”