Artin is a Champlain College graduate with a degree in Management and Innovation. He is a contributing writer for Grit Daily News where he focuses on public policy and international relations. Artin has interned at the Armenian Embassy in Washington, DC and has taught a summer course at the American University of Armenia.
With Russia and now Turkey having new footholds in the South Caucasus following the 2020 Artsakh War, will Washington under the Biden administration attempt to counter these new developments?
Given the growing sense of global multipolarity and the apparent twilight years of the American-anchored liberal international order, Armenia cannot solely rely on friends and allies around the globe to ensure its survival. A more realistic approach is necessary.
Armenia can either unify around a shared vision for the future or digress into internal political strife. Artin DerSimonian explores what a unified Armenian vision for the future could include if the country is to continue on the path of healthy socio-economic development.