At first it was just a reference to governance in Hitler’s Germany as a positive example of the centralized presidential power Erdoğan seeks to establish in Turkey
Surely by now you’ve read about the two anti-Armenian PACE reports/resolutions, one of which passed and the other did not.
It seems we can’t get a long, solid run of good news for Armenians because often bad news intervenes, or, even “good” news has its “bad” aspects.
I doubt any serious person has doubts that the Republic of Armenia has serious problems. A few might not grasp that much of it stems from the system in place that is built on corruption
I had originally titled this piece “Identity, Trauma, Epigenetics, & Openings” but was told that might scare readers off, so I went with the esses.
It seems to me I may have just realized why, over the past year and a half or so, Azerbaijan’s bellicosity and acting on that impulse have risen, costing dozens of Armenians and Azeris their lives.
You wouldn’t think failure to signal when making a turn with your car would deserve a death sentence, but… that’s what happened, effectively, to Sandra Bland.
No, this is not about a dark-themed, three-decade old movie, but it does involve suffering of a different sort.
This piece is about setting the agenda, if not, to be realistic, calling the shots unilaterally.
Much is being said about the Russia-Turkey tiff over the latter’s shooting down of the former’s warplane which had supposedly crossed from Syrian airspace into a spit of “Turkish” territory