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A Very Quiet Alliance

The burgeoning friendship between Azerbaijan and Israel.

Sep 9, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 01 • By ALEXANDROS PETERSEN
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Azerbaijan is increasingly assuming Turkey’s Cold War-role as a pivotal secular majority-Muslim ally of both Israel and the United States. And at just the right time. Its support may prove invaluable if tensions with Iran escalate.

Alexandros Petersen is the author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West and coeditor of

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