For the foreseeable future, war between Armenia and Azerbaijan will be on the table, occasionally turning hot, just as it has in the last weeks. This conflict has no peaceful solution possible other than the one offered by Ludwig von Mises.
The Republic of Genoa provides an example of how a small "state" managed to defend itself against much larger states using military resources that were overwhelmingly owned and controlled by private parties.
Police have long shown a preference for enforcing petty laws against petty offenders. After all, real violent criminals fight back. The current COVID-19-induced crackdown on business owners has made things even worse.