November 10, 2020

The ‘Magic Bullet’ Drones Behind Azerbaijan’s Victory Over Armenia

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: Forbes

Journalist David Hambling

Azerbaijan’s drone-led assault seems to have scored a decisive victory over Armenian forces in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, with a peace deal coming into effect at 01:00 am local time this morning.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan reluctantly agreed to the deal under which Azerbaijan will retain possession of territory it has seized in the fighting, calling it "incredibly painful both for me and both for our people." The region is recognized as Azerbaijani under international law, but has been ruled by ethnic Armenians since 1994.

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Authors

  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA's Adversary Analysis Group, where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a N...