Aliyev’s two personas – one for home, another for the West

In the latest edition of AliyevWatch, a CivilNet series that deconstructs Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s actions and statements, analyst Eric Hacopian unpacks the Baku international forum that took place in June, and Aliyev’s France24 interview during the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war. He discusses how Aliyev changes his tone and messaging depending on whether he is addressing a domestic audience or a Western audience.