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

We’re Screwed Again

We’re Screwed Again

You probably read that the United States Geological Survey...

August 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

My Turn

Justice Dept. Files Reveal Activities of Firms Lobbying for Turkey

Justice Dept. Files Reveal Activities of Firms Lobbying for Turkey

Last week, I described the terms of the $1.4...

August 26 2014 / 3 comments / 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 / 3 comments / Read More »

Op-Ed

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 / 75 comments / Read More »
Twitter Has Moral Responsibility to #StopAliyev

Twitter Has Moral Responsibility to #StopAliyev

Twitter -- the social network that allows 140-character posts from anyone, anywhere, about anything -- rose to public policy prominence...

August 8 2014 / 6 comments / Read More »
The Music of the Highlands

The Music of the Highlands

It’s the annual Armenian Independence Day celebration at the Orange County Center....

August 8 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Arts & Culture

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation (OMSF) will be hosting a special evening celebrating the life and work of Aram Gharabekian, on Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m., at The Colburn School, Zipper Hall, 200 S. Grand...

August 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Talinn Grigor’s Book on Contemporary Iranian Art to be Released

Talinn Grigor’s Book on Contemporary Iranian Art to be Released

Fine arts professor at Brendeis University Talinn Grigor has authored “Contemporary Iranian Art: From the Street to the Studio,” which will be released on October 3 from Reaktion Book and is being distributed by the...

August 20 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Youth Corps Blog

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 / No 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...

August 28 2014 / No comment / Read More »

How Youth Corps Changed My Life

How Youth Corps Changed My Life

If you were to tell me at the beginning of this year that I would have to spend almost all of my summer in a developing country, traveling on rocky dirt roads to remote villages...

August 26 2014 / No comment / Read More »

International

CSTO ‘Ready’ for Peacekeeping in Ukraine If Members Decide

CSTO ‘Ready’ for Peacekeeping in Ukraine If Members Decide

Peacekeeping forces of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) are prepared for any operations outside its territories, including in Ukraine, but a decision for a...

August 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Yazidi Activist Calls on Armenia to Help Save Iraq’s Yazidis

Yazidi Activist Calls on Armenia to Help Save Iraq’s Yazidis

On Aug. 3, Islamic State (IS) militants attacked and took over Sinjar, a Kurdish-controlled town historically home to a community of Yazidis....

August 22 2014 / 5 comments / Read More »

Erdogan Wins Presidential Election

Erdogan Wins Presidential Election

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, has won the country's first direct presidential election in the first round after taking more than 50 percent of the vote on Sunday, Al...

August 11 2014 / 7 comments / Read More »