CPC - Caspian Policy Center
Nicholas Castillo is a Research Intern at the Caspian Policy Center. Currently, he is completing his B.A. at George Washington University, majoring in political science and international affairs. He focuses on the politics of East Europe and Eurasia, security politics, conflict studies, and the politics of nationalism and identity. Previously, Nicholas interned at the D.C. representative offices of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq.
Amid Challenges, Georgia’s European Dream Moves Forward
The Russians Want to Build a Super-State. It May Now Include Parts of Georgia.
Rhetoric around the formation of a Union State to include Georgia’s breakaway territories continues to come up among the Kremlin’s policymakers
Take Aways from Tbilisi’s Silk Road Forum: Caucasus Lean into Regional Connectivity
Over 2,000 representatives from over 60 countries gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia, over October 26-27 for the fourth Silk Road Forum. The forum, the first since
With Different Mediation Preferences, Armenia-Azerbaijan Talks Hit Impediments
With the reincorporation of Karabakh underway and hostilities in the region largely over, both Baku and Yerevan have pivoted
As Relations with Russia Falter, Armenia Tries Looking West
What might be described as one of the central Armenian foreign policy objectives of the last 30 years, the protection of some kind of Armenian polity
Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan Near a Border Agreement
In 2022, fighting over the Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border killed roughly 100 people, reigniting fears about the long-running border dispute.