Regional Overview: Central Asia and the Caucasus
11-17 October 2020

Last week in Central Asia and the Caucasus, clashes between the military forces of Armenia, Azerbaijan and the de facto Artsakh Republic continued despite a second humanitarian ceasefire. In Afghanistan, a massive Taliban offensive in Helmand province was the highlight of the week, as the ongoing violence led the US to reconsider its policy about Taliban attacks in the country.…