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Former House Majority Leader Sells His Soul for Fistful of Dollars

Former House Majority Leader Sells His Soul for Fistful of Dollars

Washington has long-suffered from unethical politicians, but the prize for the top hypocrite on an Armenian issue goes to former Cong. Richard Gephardt who served as House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003.

August 19th, 2014

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Turkic Groups Fund Questionable Congressional Trips to Azerbaijan

Turkic Groups Fund Questionable Congressional Trips to Azerbaijan

The international media is replete these days with scandalous stories about European and American politicians being wined and dined in Azerbaijan and Turkey, for self-serving ulterior motives.

August 12th, 2014

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Turkish Vice Prime Minister Ridiculed for Telling Women Not to Laugh in Public

Turkish Vice Prime Minister Ridiculed for Telling Women Not to Laugh in Public

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc is the latest government official to put his foot in his mouth.

August 5th, 2014

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Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

The Turkish Sabah newspaper published last week the following disturbing news: “Australian FM: Armenian Case not Genocide.”

July 29th, 2014

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Now That the Lawsuits Are Settled, Let’s Build the Genocide Memorial

Now That the Lawsuits Are Settled, Let’s Build the Genocide Memorial

On July 15, a Federal Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s 2011 decision, ordering the return to the Cafesjian Family Foundation (CFF) the properties intended for the construction of an Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial in Washington, D.C.

July 22nd, 2014

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Turkish Counter-Efforts Help Publicize Genocide Centennial

Turkish Counter-Efforts Help Publicize Genocide Centennial

Armenians in the US and around the world were needlessly alarmed by a recent article in the Turkish Hurriyet newspaper, titled: “Turkish Americans prepare ‘master plan’ for 2015.”

July 15th, 2014

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Turkey’s Declining Support in Congress after Blunders at Home and Abroad

Turkey’s Declining Support in Congress after Blunders at Home and Abroad

Due to Prime Minister Erdogan’s widespread human rights abuses of his own citizens and foreign policy blunders vis-a-vis Armenia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, and Syria, Turkey has lost much of the support it once enjoyed in the United States, and indeed, around the world.

July 1st, 2014

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Author of UN Report Confirming the Armenian Genocide Passes Away

Author of UN Report Confirming the Armenian Genocide Passes Away

Benjamin Whitaker, author of a United Nations report qualifying the Armenian mass killings as genocide, passed away earlier this month at the age of 79 in London.

June 25th, 2014

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Turkish Denialists Fail to Block Genocide Speech at Australian Parliament

Turkish Denialists Fail to Block Genocide Speech at Australian Parliament

The Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee of Australia had invited this writer to speak at commemorative events in Sydney and Melbourne, and deliver a formal address at the New South Wales Parliament during the week of April 24.

June 17th, 2014

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Turkey and United States Conspire to Issue April 24 Statements

Turkey and United States Conspire to Issue April 24 Statements

While it is not surprising to learn that Turkey and the United States have coordinated their official declarations on the Armenian Genocide, recent revelations have confirmed their shameful behind-the-scenes schemes.

June 10th, 2014

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Armenia Helps Coordinate Worldwide Genocide Centennial Activities

Armenia Helps Coordinate Worldwide Genocide Centennial Activities

Two important conferences took place in Yerevan last week in preparation for next year’s Armenian Genocide Centennial.

June 3rd, 2014

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Why Turks Were Able to Exterminate Armenians, But Not Jews

Why Turks Were Able to Exterminate Armenians, But Not Jews

This is the second and final part of a column I wrote last month, analyzing why the Young Turks were able to exterminate the Armenians, but could not carry out their simultaneous plan to eliminate the Jewish settlers of Palestine.

May 27th, 2014

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Turkey Becomes a Rogue State by Rejecting European Court’s Verdict

Turkey Becomes a Rogue State by Rejecting European Court’s Verdict

The European Court on Human Rights (ECHR) issued on May 12 its largest judgment ever against any country, ruling that Turkey had to pay $123 million as compensation to relatives of missing Greek Cypriots and residents of a Greek enclave in Northern Cyprus.

May 20th, 2014

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Obama Listens to Repeated References to Armenian Genocide at Shoah Gala

Obama Listens to Repeated References to Armenian Genocide at Shoah Gala

On May 7, I attended a very impressive benefit gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel in Los Angeles, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the USC Shoah Foundation which archives the testimonies of survivors and witnesses of the Jewish Holocaust, the Armenian, Cambodian and Rwandan genocides, and the 1937 Nanjing Massacre.

May 13th, 2014

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