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THE DAILY CALLER: Is there Hope for Lasting Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh?, by Nasimi Aghayev, 2018


FORUM MAGAZINE: Azerbaijan: Land of Hope, Diversity, Tolerance & Opportunity, by Nasimi Aghayev, November, 2017

JEWISH JOURNAL: How Azerbaijan helped to defeat Hitler, by Milikh Yevdayev, November 1, 2017

NEWSBLAZE: Extended Hands Across The World, Azerbaijan, Israel and USA, by Nurit Greenger, June 14, 2017

JEWISH JOURNAL: Honoring tolerance is not a judgement call. It is an imperative, by Rabbi Israel Barouk, February 28, 2017

JEWISH JOURNAL: Bruised but Unbroken: Remembering Khojaly, by Durdane Aghayeva, February 27, 2017

NEWS BLAZE: Azerbaijan, a Bastion of Tolerance, by Nurit Greenger, February 23, 2017 

JERUSALEM POST: It's time for the US Congress to scrap the sanctions on Azerbaijan, by Raoul Lowery Contreras, February 20, 2017

THE HILL: Time for Peace in the Caucasus, by Nasimi Aghayev, February 18, 2017


JERUSALEM POST: Azerbaijan and Israel: A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed, by Rabbi Israel Barouk, December 11, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: A Leader and a Friend: The Loss of Shimon Peres Felt Throughout Azerbaijan, by Milikh Yevdayev, December 4, 2016

THE ALGEMEINER: Generations of Survivors: From Auschwitz to Khojaly, by Israel Barouk, November 17, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES: Review: "Ali and Nino," a Love Story Set Against Majestic Backdrops, by Ken Jaworowski, November 17, 2016

WASHINGTON TIMES: Israel and Azerbaijan beyond oil and arms, by Diana Cohen Altman, October 30, 2016

AMERICAN THINKER: Baku: Where Islam Meets its Future, by Justin Amler, October 29, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: Happy Independence Day, Azerbaijan, by Milikh Yevdayev, October 17, 2016 

LA TALK LIVE RADIO: Los Angeles Radio Interviews Azerbaijan's Consul General, May 19, 2016

THE DAILY CALLER: The Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: The Unfortunate Role of Propaganda, by Nasimi Aghayev, May 19, 2016

THE DAILY CALLER: A Peaceful Settlement in the Caucasus Will Inspire Peacemaking Worldwide, by Elin Suleymanov, April 13, 2016

THE ALGEMEINER: A Memorial For a Jew in a Muslim Land: a True Sory, by Israel Barouk, April 10, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: Rabbis write letter to Speaker Paul Ryan on Azerbaijan, by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein, March 30, 2016 

OREGON JEWISH LIFE: From Azerbaijan with Love, by Marc Blattner, March 25, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: Saying Psalms in a Mosque: A Jewish, Muslim, Christian Collaboration, by Rabbi Yonah Bookstein, March 8, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: Remembering the innocent victims of a war crime in Khojaly, by Nasimi Aghayev, February 19, 2016

USA TODAY: Sundance: "Amy" Director Switches Gears with Romance "Ali & Nino", by Andrea Mandell, January 22, 2016

JEWISH JOURNAL: Remembering Azerbaijan's Black January: An Intersection of Tragedy and Inspiration, by Milikh Yevdayev, January 21, 2016

THE ALGEMEINER: Azerbaijan: A Muslim Nation Against Antisemitism, by Israel Barouk, January 17, 2016


NEW YORK TIMES: 52 Places to Go in 2015, December 21, 2015

IDAHO STATE JOURNAL: Consul General of Azerbaijan meets with Otter, by Cydney McFarland, November 29, 2015

KTVB: Azerbaijan's Consul General Interviewed by U.S. Television, November 23, 2015

TIME MAGAZINE: Azerbaijan Is an Oasis of Tolerance in the Middle East, by Rabbi David Wolpe, November 5, 2015

THE DAILY CALLER: A Small Nation's Lessons On The Refugee Crisis, by Nasimi Aghayev, October 05, 2015

WASHINGTON TIMES: The Western Flow of Caspian Natural Gas, by Nasimi Aghayev, August 26, 2015

THE JEWISH PRESS: Heydar Aliyev And The Meaning of Leadership, by Rabbi Simcha Green, July 19, 2015

ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES: Arizona Lawmakers Demonstrated Leadership And Moral Integrity by Supporting Victims of War Crimes, June 26, 2015

GLOBAL POST: Why the United States Needs Azerbaijan as the Hub of the New Silk Road, June 7, 2015

JEWISH PRESS: Israel and Azerbaijan: You Just Don't Understand, by Diana Cohen Altman, June 1, 2015

JEWISH JOURNAL: Azerbaijan and U.S. Jews Building Powerful Bonds, by Milikh Yevdayev, May 28, 2015

JEWISH JOURNAL: Bar Mitzvah in Baku, May 21, 2015

HUFFINGTON POST: Israel's Closest Muslim Ally, by Paul Alexander, April 28, 2015

ROLL CALL: No Time for Strategic Patience; Azerbaijan as an Example, by Gregory T. Kiley, April 2, 2015

THE HILL: Engaging Moderate Islamic States Critical to Defeating Radicalization, by Harold Naughton, April 9, 2015 

THE HILL: More Must Be Done to Cut Wasteful, Polluting Gas Flaring, by Rafiga Huseynzade, April 16, 2015

THE HILL: In Global War on Terror, US must Strengthen ties to Azerbaijan, by Ronnie Shows, March 13, 2015

TRIB LIVE: Longtime Ally Azerbaijan Counts on U.S. reassurance, by Salena Zito, March 7, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL: Azerbaijan has suffered Armenian invasion, atrocity, by Nasimi Aghayev, February 28, 2015

WASHINGTON TIMES: Turner Champions Azerbaijan as Key to Geopolitical Stability, January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON TIMES: America's New Ambassador to Azerbaijan: Robert F. Cekuta, January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON TIMES: Azerbaijan's Rich History with Jewish Settlers Opened Door to Israel Alliance. January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON TIMES: From Tragedy to Independence, by Elin Suleymanov, January 19, 2015

THE DAILY CALLER: Ashton Carter's Caucasus Challenge: Azerbaijan Needs Reassurance, Steadiness in Washington, by Alex Vatanka, January 12, 2015 


THE HILL: Special interest manipulation damages American foreign policy, by Nasimi Aghayev, October 24, 2014

KUSI NEWS: Consul General Nasimi Aghayev Talking about Azerbaijani “Seven Beauties” ballet performance, October 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO READER: The Pickles Are on the Wall. No hamburgers in Azerbaijan, by Leorah Gavidor, August 20, 2014

THE HILL: Armenia threatens Azerbaijan with missiles, By Denis Jaffe, August 20, 2014

OUTSIDE MAGAZINE: Azerbaijan: From Silk Road to Oil Shore, by Tara Isabella Burton , August 18, 2014

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Searching for Home: Ed Kashi’s Photos of IDPs in Azerbaijan, by Chelsea Matiash, August 15, 2014

SACRAMENTO BEE: Armenia Azerbaijan: Concerned with California involvement in international affairs, by Orhan Pashayev, July 10, 2014

SACRAMENTO BEE: Armenia-Azerbaijan: Stay out of it, by Balagardash Sultanov, July 10, 2014

SACRAMENTO BEE: Preserve the U.S.-Azerbaijan relationship, by Ruslan Aliyev, July 10, 2014

SACRAMENTO BEE: Viewpoints: Legislature should stay out of Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, by Elnur Aydinov, July 5, 2014

TURKISH NY: Agayev: Ermeni Lobisinin İdeolojik ve Finansal Merkezi, California, July 4, 2014

THE HILL: Nagorno-Karabakh: A threat to stability and US interests, by Nasimi Aghayev, July 2, 2014

SACRAMENTO BEE: Dan Walters Daily: Azerbaijan conflict doesn't need Legislature's input, May 7, 2014

LOS ANGELES TIMES: California lawmakers turn attention from state to Caucasus region, by Melanie Mason, May 5, 2014

YAHOO NEWS: Khojaly Massacre: Azerbaijan's Fight for Justice Continues, by Nasimi Aghayev, February 25, 2014

JEWISH JOURNAL: The Untold Story of a Brave Azerbaijani Jew, by Yusif Babanly, January 3, 2014


JEWISH JOURNAL: The mysteries of Azerbaijan: A Shiite nation embraces its Jews, by Rob Eshman, December 18, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES: Who’s Winning the Architecture Arms Race?, October 11, 2013

BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: An Embarrassing Fiasco for the Armenian Lobby, by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, October 1, 2013

JEWISH JOURNAL: ‘Cloth Peddler’ comes to U.S., by Rob Eshman, September 12, 2014

HUFFINGTON POST: An Azerbaijani Operetta at the Dorothy Chandler, by Hoyt Hilsman, September 9, 2014

YAHOONEWS: Azerbaijani Musical "Arshin Mal Alan" Mesmerizes Los Angeles, by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, September 9, 2013

WASHINGTON TIMES: The many winners of the ‘Great Pipeline Race’, by Nasimi Aghayev, July 9, 2013

WALL STREET JOURNAL: U.S. And Azerbaijan: A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed, by Nasimi Aghayev, June 27, 2013

WASHINGTON TIMES: An unusual partnership between Muslims and Jews, by Nasimi Aghayev, April 25, 2013

JEWISH NEWS: Consul: Azerbaijan values Israel ties, Interview by Nasimi Aghayev, April 18, 2013

THE VOICE: Azerbaijan Delegation Expresses Friendship for the U.S. and Israel, Interview, April 13, 2013

DAILY JOURNAL: Letter: Azerbaijani Remembrance Day, by Pari Howard, April 7, 2013

WASHINGTON TIMES: How Kerry could be key to Karabakh conflict, by Alexandros Petersen, April 4, 2013

BOSTON GLOBE: California Lawmakers Hail U.S.-Azerbaijan Strategic Alliance, by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, March 13, 2013

BOSTON GLOBE: Azerbaijan Meets Los Angeles, by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, February 8, 2013

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Black January: Azerbaijan's Path To Freedom, January 17, 2013


WALL STREET JOURNAL: Azerbaijan Seeks Restitution, Peace, by Nasimi Aghayev, March 29, 2012


NEW YORKER: The Magazine that Almost Changed the World, by Elizabeth Minkel, May 26, 2011





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