World history is full of precedents where armed conflict between the two countries has spiraled into multiparty conflict; this is how the two great wars were born. It is the fear under which the world breathes. Today once again, the world finds itself amidst a conflict. Conflict in the Caucasus between two former Soviet Republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region is making headlines. The extension of war to Turkey and Russia also depends on how Armenia and Azerbaijan fare in the battleground in the next few days.
Turkey’s assertive foreign policy towards the former sphere of influence has changed the balance of power in the region. Erdogan, reclaiming the country’s past glory and reviving his kind of Ottoman Empire, stated that their republic is a continuation of the Ottoman Empire.