A New Wave of Violence in Karabakh

Despite a recent lull in tensions, the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh is tense once again. Azerbaijani forces have been firing at Armenian villages using mortars and grenade launchers, and the entire gas supply to Nagorno-Karabakh has been cut by Azerbaijan. So, why is Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev so intent on continuing these policies despite consistently maintaining that the conflict is over?

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