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Azerbaijan Calls California Resolution On Artsakh a Mere Piece of Paper

Azerbaijan Calls California Resolution On Artsakh a Mere Piece of Paper

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry harshly condemned the California Legislature last week after the State Senate adopted resolution AJR 32 that “encourages and supports the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s continuing efforts to develop as a free and independent nation” and “urges the President and Congress of the United States to support the self-determination and democratic independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.”

September 2nd, 2014

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We’re Screwed Again

We’re Screwed Again

You probably read that the United States Geological Survey has come out with a report that says there might be a million barrels of oil and 6 billion cubic feet of natural gas recoverable from the innards of the current Republic of Armenia.

August 29th, 2014

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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 million contract signed by the Gephardt Group, the lobbying firm of former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt, to promote Turkey’s interests in Washington.

August 26th, 2014

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Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

In Ferguson, Missouri, “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” has become indignant citizens’ slogan.

August 22nd, 2014

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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? That you do not have the time to think about the intangible and unimportant questions that it asks?

August 21st, 2014

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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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Caliphate— A Century, Compact and Simple

Caliphate— A Century, Compact and Simple

We often forget that the Islamic Caliphate last resided in Constantinople in the person of the ruling Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. With Ataturk’s abolition of the Ottoman monarch and state, the caliphate, too, disappeared, only to “reappear” a few weeks ago in the proclamation of the (Sunni) “Islamic State” as the latter’s murderous minions swept out of the territories they had occupied in Syria and “conquered” a significant segment of Iraq.

August 15th, 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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Border Busting Baku Boneheads

Border Busting Baku Boneheads

With pup-Turk (Azeri) corpses piling up, the boneheads in Baku are probably scratching their heads as to what might be their next steps.

August 8th, 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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Comeuppance

Comeuppance

It’s interesting how news with disparate topics, time, and place is sometimes ironically related.

August 1st, 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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My Enemy’s Enemy’s Enemy’s…

My Enemy’s Enemy’s Enemy’s…

You’re of course familiar with the aphorism “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.”

July 25th, 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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