|Republic of Azerbaijan|
Azerbaijan is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. It is a nation with a majority Turkic and Shi‘ite Muslim population, is a secular and unitary republic. The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was the first successful attempt to establish a democratic and secular republic in the Muslim world.
In Tom Clancy's UniverseEdit
In 2004 Azerbaijan's neighboring country of Georgia attempted to seize control of its petroleum resources by ethnically cleansing its Muslim population. The United States government intervened and protected the nation from attack.