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"Experts: Global community wants to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict" [Azeri (subscription required)] [Russian]
The international community is interested in resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the near future, Western experts believe.
"The statement issued at Deauville indicates that the international community, led by Russia, the U.S. and France, is becoming increasingly concerned about the very real possibility of the resumption of a war between Armenia and Azerbaijan," Transatlantic and Caucasus Studies Institute Director Ziba Norman told Trend....

Publication: Trend.AZ, 23 June 2011.

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, expert commentator interviewed for Daniel Project documentary The Daniel Project feature-length documentary
Ziba Norman appeared as an expert commentator in this documentary, outlining various scenarios for the future of global governance and specifically for power relations within the Middle East. The Daniel Project is produced by Studio Scotland and distributed by Mercury Media.
Date of special-edition DVD release (pre cinema/ TV release): 28 January 2011.

"Current Georgian president to be prime minister in 2013" [Azeri] [Russian]
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili will take the post of prime minister in 2013, transforming the country into a parliamentary republic, experts say.
"At present in the absence of any other clear political opposition force, there is a good chance Saakashvili will lead Georgia into Parliamentary democracy" Ziba Norman, director of British Transatlantic and Caucasus Studies Institute, believes...

Publication: Trend.AZ, 2 November 2010.

"Expert: Unresolved territorial conflict hinders progress in establishing democratic values in Azerbaijan" [Azeri] [Russian] [Farsi]
Western journalist Afua Hirsch's
article negating the democratic development of Azerbaijan does not give an objective assessment of the situation in the country, ignoring the one important factor--an unresolved territorial conflict, British Transatlantic Institute Director Ziba Norman said.
"The publication of such critical articles requires providing detailed content to give the reader an opportunity to objectively assess the situation" Norman told Trend. She commented on the nature of the anti-Azerbaijani blog recently posted on the British publication
The Guardian...
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute was interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 12 July 2010.

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, expert commentator interviewed on Press TV Press TV (SKY channel 515) News Analysis: Moscow Metro Blasts. Transmission 29 March 2010, 1850 - 1900 GMT.
Ziba Norman appeared as an expert commentator on Press TV's News Analysis, discussing the bombings on Moscow's Metro system.

"Experts: U.S. not to allow recognition of "Armenian genocide", as this will cause damage to its relations with Turkey" [Azeri] [Russian]
The process of recognition of the so-called "Armenian genocide" will not go on in the U.S. Congress after its recognition by the Foreign Affairs Committee, as in this case, the United States and Turkey would suffer irreparable damage, experts say ...
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 6 March 2010.

"U.S. Congress decision could adversely affect country's reputation as mediator: experts" [Farsi] [Russian]
The decision of the U.S. Congress to provide financial assistance to Nagorno-Karabakh in 2010, could adversely affect the country's reputation as a mediator in regional conflicts, experts believe.....
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 18 December 2009.

"Best option is to link opening of Armenian-Turkish border to Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement: British expert" [Azeri] [Russian]
The best option now would be to link the opening of the Turkey-Armenia border with a final settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Ziba Norman said....
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute was interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 17 December 2009.

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, guest on Press TV Press TV (SKY channel 515) "The Agenda" presented by Yvonne Ridley: "America: Is Obama trying to make new friends or appease old enemies?" First transmission 9 October 2009.
Ziba Norman appeared as a guest on The Agenda. [Note: Windows Media file.]

"Too early to say that Russia's radar station in Gabala will be part of missile defense system used by Americans in South Caucasus: British expert" [Azeri] [Russian]
It is too early to speak about U.S. and Russia's joint use of Gabala radar in Azerbaijan, Director of the British Transatlantic and Caucasus Studies Institute Ziba Norman said. "It is no secret that the U.S. has long envied Russia's position in Gabala in Azerbaijan, though it is too soon to say whether this might become a site for U.S. missile defense system in the South Caucasus," Norman told Trend News...
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute was interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 22 September 2009.

"Washington's use of Gabala radar station in Azerbaijan is not question of near future: experts" [Russian]
Moscow and Washington's joint use of Russia's radar located on the territory of Azerbaijan is not question of the near future, experts say....
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 22 September 2009.

Confrontation between world Armenian lobby and authorities to negatively affect situation in country [Azeri] [Russian]
Experts say the confrontation between the powerful Armenian lobby worldwide and the authorities of the country most adversely affect the economic and political situation in Armenia.
"The Armenian diaspora do wield an enormous amount of power, and are well organized, both in France and the USA," British expert on the Caucasus Ziba Norman said. "Unfortunately this is not necessarily supported by a clear understanding of the region, and their lobbying efforts have failed to take account of the economic struggles faced by the Armenian people and the realities of the complex and volatile geopolitics of the Caucasus"...
Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.

Publication: Trend.AZ, 22 May 2009.

US' intermediary role on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict not to be decisive: experts [Azeri] [Russian]
The role of U.S. mediation in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict can be successful for Azerbaijan, as Washington is less biased towards any of the parties than any other active mediator, but it will not be decisive. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 7 May 2009. Reproduced: Turkish Weekly, 7 May 2009.

Russia's protest against Nato military training in Georgia is element of "exchange" in Moscow-Washington dialogue: Experts [Russian]
Experts say Russia's protests against NATO military training in Georgia is another element of "exchange" in a dialogue between West and Moscow. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 22 April 2009. Reproduced: Turkish Weekly, 23 April 2009.

Georgian opposition’s demonstration to harm country’s international status [Azeri] [Russian]
The Georgian opposition's mass demonstrations will have a negative influence on democratic and economic processes in the country, experts said. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 8 April 2009. Reproduced: Turkish Weekly, 9 April 2009.

Syria's mediating between Turkey and Armenia should take into account Azerbaijan's interests: experts [Azeri] [Russian]
If Armenia engages with Syria, and it would have much to gain from increasing its ties in the wider Middle East, then remaining closed off from Turkey, its gateway to that region, is unthinkable. Syria's mediation between Turkey and Armenia is important because it shows a recognition of the interconnectedness of the Caucasus to the Middle East--the nations of the region will stand or fall together. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 24 February 2009

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman interviewed by Davit MuradyanZiba Norman interviewed for Armenian radio by Davit Muradyan [pictured left]
Ziba Norman discussed the developing situation in the south Caucasus. Davit Muradyan is the editor of the international news block of the news service Azdarar of AR TV. In 1999 Davit started his career as an anchor, then as a journalist in the private radio station Ardzagank. He is a graduate of the Caucasus School of Journalism & Media Management. For two years until 2008 Davit was the editor-in-chief of the news department of the private radio station Radio Hay. In 2006 he took experience in Reuters and the BBC World Radio service and, in the USA, at ABC and Fox News. For two years until July 2008 he taught TV journalism in the Journalism Department of Yerevan State University, as well as at the Armenian School of Journalism. (Source: cjteam.org)

Toughening visa regime with Turkey, Ukraine another blow to Georgia [Azeri] [Russian]
The tightening of the visa regime with Turkey and Ukraine will be another blow to Georgia and the proof of friendship between Ankara and Kiev towards Moscow, experts say. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 17 February 2009

Tbilisi-Washington cooperation charter guarantees nothing to Georgia [Azeri] [Russian]
An agreement on strategic partnership between Tbilisi and Washington does not guarantee that newly-elected U.S President Barack Obama's administration will continue the current policy of the White House on Georgia and assist the country in joining NATO, experts say. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 10 January 2009

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, guest on Press TV Press TV (SKY channel 515) "Between the Headlines"
Ziba Norman appeared as a guest on Between the Headlines (17 December 2008) discussing major news stories of the day.

Experts Say Irakli Alasaniya is Georgia's Strong Presidential Candidate [Azeri] [Russian]
Alasania's resignation from the post of Georgia's representative at the UN could be the first step toward his future presidency in case of early elections, experts say. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 11 December 2008

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, guest on Press TV Press TV "The Agenda"
Ziba Norman appeared as a guest on The Agenda (13 November 2008) discussing the legacy of George W. Bush's presidency.

Russia to Remain Key Player in Caucasus due to New Administration in White House [Azeri] [Russian]
Russia will remain a key regional player in Caucasus because the Obama Presidency's priority for the next several years will be questions of domestic rather than external policy. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 7 November 2008

Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute director Ziba Norman, guest on Press TV Press TV "Four Corners"
Ziba Norman appeared as a guest on Four Corners (1 November 2008) discussing the role of regional powers in the Caucasus.

November Talks on Russian-Georgian Conflict can be Success: Experts" Trend News Company [Azeri] [Russian]
The next round of talks on the resolution of conflicts in Georgia to be held in November will not change situation completely, but can be success on some issues and only by complying with several conditions, experts say. Ziba Norman of the Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute and other experts were interviewed for this article.
Publication: Trend.AZ, 18 October 2008

Press briefing at Trend News Company, Baku, Azerbaijan, 25 September 2008
Ziba Norman spoke to the press in a widely-reported briefing which touched on major international issues affecting Azerbaijan and the Caucasus region.

"Putin's Power Politics: Rebuilding Russian clout, one natural-gas pipeline at a time" Daniel Twining, The Weekly Standard
Russia has a secret weapon in what would otherwise be a modest arsenal of national power. Daniel Twining, fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, quotes Ziba Norman of London's Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute.
Publication: The Weekly Standard volume 11, issue 17, 16 January 2006

"Experts: Gas Price Dispute Highlights Ukraine-Russia Chill" Voice of America
Russia's state-controlled gas monopoly Gazprom says it will dramatically increase natural gas prices for Ukraine. VoA's Andre de Nesnera interviews Ziba Norman (Transatlantic & Caucasus Studies Institute), Marshall Goldman (Harvard University), and Frank Sysyn (University of Alberta). Note: links to transcript and RealAudio (4m 23s).
Transmission: Voice of America, 23 December 2005.

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