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The Art of Turning Neighbors into Enemies

The Art of Turning Neighbors into Enemies

By all accounts Azerbaijan should be Iran’s closest ally. The tiny republic on the Caspian Sea is home to nine million people with strong ethnic, historic, and religious ties to the Iranian people. Almost 80 percent speak Azeri, an Altaic language with a...