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Posted inCaucasus, Regions

Aliev’s Ailing Health

25 April 2003 Over the past decade, Azerbaijan’s relative stability has rested on the foundation of President Heidar Aliev’s image of unchallenged authority. That image was seriously tarnished by the recent, public display of Aliev’s frail health. Now, members of Azerbaijan’s political and intellectual elite are raising concerns about Aliev’s ability to run the country. […]