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When a new energy revolution makes the Russians nervous

Monica Crowley, Washington Times

Unlike in the United States and West where the left has made fossil fuels a dirty word, in Azerbaijan they are a point of pride because they are helping to lift a nation out of crushing socialist poverty and into economic prosperity. Given Turkey’s regressive shift to authoritarianism and Islamism, Azerbaijan is well-positioned to supplant it as the leading secular Muslim-majority nation. This locus of the new Silk Road seems tailor-made for that leadership role — and more than ready for it.

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