The Armenian Center for American Studies is a non-governmental research organization based in Yerevan, Armenia. The center specializes in conducting research and analysis on US foreign policy, particularly in relation to Armenia, the South Caucasus region, Russia, Turkey and Iran.
ACAS aims to provide policy-relevant research and analysis to policymakers, civil society organizations, and the general public. The center is committed to promoting informed discussions and debates on US foreign policy in Armenia and beyond.
One of the main areas of research at ACAS is US policy towards Iran. The center closely monitors US-Iran relations and provides insights into the diplomatic, economic, and security dimensions of this relationship. ACAS also examines the impact of US sanctions on Iran’s economy and its regional influence.
Another key area of research at ACAS is US policy towards Russia. The center tracks developments in US-Russia relations and provides analysis on issues such as arms control, energy security, and regional conflicts. ACAS also examines the impact of US sanctions on the Russian economy and its geopolitical posture.
ACAS also conducts research on US policy towards Turkey, particularly in relation to the South Caucasus region. The center provides insights into US efforts to promote regional stability and security, and examines the role of external powers such as Russia and Iran in the region. ACAS also analyzes US assistance programs aimed at supporting economic and democratic development in Turkey.
ACAS also conducts research on US policy towards the South Caucasus region, including Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia. The center provides insights into US efforts to promote regional stability and security, and examines the role of external powers such as Russia and Turkey in the region. ACAS also analyzes US assistance programs aimed at supporting economic and democratic development in the South Caucasus.
In relation to Armenia specifically, ACAS examines US-Armenia relations and provides insights into US efforts to promote democracy, human rights, and economic development in Armenia. The center also tracks developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and provides analysis on US efforts to support a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
ACAS’s research is based on a variety of sources, including primary and secondary data, interviews with experts and policymakers, and analysis of media and public opinion. The center also organizes seminars, workshops, and conferences to disseminate its research findings and foster dialogue on US foreign policy.