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About Us

Azerbaijan Intelligence offers authoritative insight and opinion articles on news relating to Azerbaijan.

The majority of our news is provided by staff writers who are all experts in their respective fields. Other news is provided by news agencies and freelancers from across the United States.

All of our journalists are members of the Society of Professional Journalists. Several of our author have been honored for their outstanding work in Azerbaijan.

Content from Azerbaijan Intelligence is syndicated in several news papers and radio stations.

Meet the Team

All of our journalists are members of the Society of Professional Journalists. Several of our author have been honored for their outstanding reporting in Azerbaijan.

Zaur Ashurbeyli

Zaur Ashurbeyli

President

Zahra Kazimov

Zahra Kazimov

Reporter

Zahra Kazimov is an international freelance journalist. Kazimov is fluent in five languages and holds a Masters Degree in Foreign Affairs.

Leila Shatahtinskiy

Leila Shatahtinskiy

Vice President

Amin Hasanov

Amin Hasanov

Reporter

Amin Hasanov is an Azerbaijani investigative journalist based in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mr. Hasanov worked as energy research analyst for 12 years before joining Azerbaijan Intelligence.

Afiq Shikhlinskiy

Afiq Shikhlinskiy

Director of Media Relations

Emil Ahmadova

Abbas Mammadzada

Senior Policy Analyst

Abbas Mammadzada joined Azerbaijan Intelligence in September 2018 as a senior policy analyst based in the Washington, D.C. bureau.

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