Living in Armenia

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

Involvement and commitment are two words that are sometimes...

February 10 2014 / 54 comments / Read More »

By Any Means

Re-Independence at 23: A Lamentation

Re-Independence at 23: A Lamentation

Here we are, 23 years onղ Really, a quarter...

September 19 2014 / 5 comments / Read More »

My Turn

Armenia Supports Catholicosate’s Lawsuit Against Turkey

Armenia Supports Catholicosate’s Lawsuit Against Turkey

More than 1,000 attendees of the Armenia-Diaspora Conference in...

September 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Community Links

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Just posted: a review of Paul R. Ignatius’ book,...

July 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Critics' Forum

Questioning the Unquestionable: Marc Nichanian’s ‘Mourning Philology’

Questioning the Unquestionable: Marc Nichanian’s ‘Mourning Philology’

Have you ever felt that contemporary philosophy is useless?...

August 21 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Three Apples

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

It's Tuesday, and he’s on an Airbus, 32,972 feet...

June 19 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Heghinar's Corner

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

The man with a simple baton: but a great...

January 15 2014 / 4 comments / Read More »

Op-Ed

New York Times Betrays Its Own Investigation and Gets It Wrong on Karabakh

New York Times Betrays Its Own Investigation and Gets It Wrong on Karabakh

A mere two days after publishing an expansive and informative exposé about foreign powers buying influence with US-based think tanks...

September 11 2014 / 10 comments / Read More »
Armenians and Their Sherep: Some Thoughts

Armenians and Their Sherep: Some Thoughts

It was Thursday evening, the 24th of April. My foot and hands were driving me home while my head was...

September 4 2014 / 5 comments / Read More »
Armenia Must Prepare For Possibility of War

Armenia Must Prepare For Possibility of War

Given the events of the last three weeks, what the Prime Minister said is an understatement. A score of...

August 18 2014 / 88 comments / Read More »

Arts & Culture

‘Dear Armen’ By Kamee Abrahamian to Be Staged in San Francisco

‘Dear Armen’ By Kamee Abrahamian to Be Staged in San Francisco

Golden Thread Productions takes a radical turn this fall by introducing Bay Area audiences to two new irreverent performances that challenge expectations of Middle Eastern art and artists....

September 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi Mark Gyumri Music School’s First Anniversary

Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi Mark Gyumri Music School’s First Anniversary

Rock stars Ian Gillan (lead singer for Deep Purple) and Tony Iommi (guitarist for Black Sabbath) addressed students and teachers at Gyumri’s N6 Music School on Friday, marking the school’s first anniversary. ...

September 19 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Youth Corps Blog

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Overcoming the Language Barrier

During the first week of July I anxiously sat on my 16-hour...

September 3 2014 / 7 comments / Read More »

Why Renovate the Proshyan Youth Center?

Why Renovate the Proshyan Youth Center?

From the different regions we volunteered in this summer, Proshyan stood out...

August 28 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

The Boy in the Pilibos Polo

The Boy in the Pilibos Polo

I attended Rose and Alex Pilibos my entire life, so you can only imagine my excitement on our first day of jampar in Askeran, Artsakh, when a young boy came to camp in a Pilibos...

August 28 2014 / No comment / Read More »

International

UN Human Rights Body Stops Azerbaijan Visit Citing Official Obstruction

UN Human Rights Body Stops Azerbaijan Visit Citing Official Obstruction

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has decided to suspend its visit to Azerbaijan due to obstructions it encountered in carrying out...

September 17 2014 / 3 comments / Read More »

Azerbaijan Seeks New Security Options

Azerbaijan Seeks New Security Options

Heightened tensions with longtime foe Armenia over breakaway Nagorno Karabakh and mediator Russia’s Ukrainian adventure appear to be pushing Caspian-Sea energy power Azerbaijan ever more...

September 17 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »

Turkey Goes Against US in Campaign Against ISIS

Turkey Goes Against US in Campaign Against ISIS

Turkey will refuse to allow a US-led coalition to attack jihadists in neighboring Iraq and Syria from its air bases, nor will it take part in combat operations against militants,...

September 11 2014 / 25 comments / Read More »