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EDITORIAL: The Centennial Must Become A National Movement for Justice

EDITORIAL: The Centennial Must Become A National Movement for Justice

On April 24, 1965, the entire Armenian nation—for the first time our brethren in Soviet Armenia—rose up to demand justice and recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Such national solidarity reinvigorated the Armenian Cause and began a movement that today has resulted in widespread recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

April 25th, 2014

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EDITORIAL: Resolving to Advance the Armenian Cause

EDITORIAL: Resolving to Advance the Armenian Cause

2013 began and ends with conflict. Beginning with the election cycle in Armenia—presidential and municipal—which was marred, once again, with voter fraud and corruption to the Armenian government’s abrupt decision to join the Russia-led Customs Union, the ruling party in Armenia reinforced its grip on power by neglecting the population.
One of the key threats to [...]

December 31st, 2013

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EDITORIAL: The Long Road to Democracy

EDITORIAL: The Long Road to Democracy

It has been 22 years since that momentous day when Armenia freed itself from Soviet clutches and declared independence, knowing full-well that the road to sovereignty and true independence would be long and hard.

September 20th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: No US Attacks On Syria

EDITORIAL: No US Attacks On Syria

As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation, once again, on his intention to attack Syria, Armenian-Americans must unequivocally oppose the administration’s plans to engage in yet another war in the Middle East, keeping in mind the definitive impact such an attack will have on the Syrian-Armenian community.

September 6th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: Remembering the Heroes of Lisbon 5

EDITORIAL: Remembering the Heroes of Lisbon 5

It has been 30 years since that fateful day in July (27) of 1983 when five young Armenians set out to advance the Armenian Cause and through their ultimate sacrifice emboldened the entire Armenian Nation, but more important, elevated the demand for justice for the Armenian Genocide to new heights.

July 26th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: 95 Years

EDITORIAL: 95 Years

When Armenia declared independence 95 years ago on May 28, 1918, the Armenian nation was in the throes of Genocide and the population of the newly-independent state was facing poverty and famine.
The imperative—priority—to be independent of centuries of foreign rule and to resist brutal oppressors became the rallying cry for an entire nation, with Armenians [...]

May 28th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: Shoushi Stands Tall

EDITORIAL: Shoushi Stands Tall

The anticipation that had been building on May 8 turned into jubilant pandemonium on May 9. SHOUSHI WAS TRIUMPHANTLY LIBERATED.

May 8th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: Imperative for a National Agenda

EDITORIAL: Imperative for a National Agenda

The imperative to demonstrate collective strength as a nation to attain international recognition for the Armenian Genocide and advance our demands for reparations was highlighted last year in the editorial published in our annual Genocide Commemorative Issue.

April 24th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: In Solidarity with the People

EDITORIAL: In Solidarity with the People

The February 18 presidential elections this year coincided with an important milestone for the Armenian nation. Twenty five years earlier, almost to the day, hundreds of thousands Armenians took to the streets in Yerevan and Stepanakert to demand the reunification of Artsakh with Armenia and set in motion a series of events that can be attributed to the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and the emergence of our modern-day Republic of Armenia.

April 5th, 2013

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EDITORIAL: When Armenia Turned 21

EDITORIAL: When Armenia Turned 21

Armenia turned 21 in 2012. By American standards, turning 21 is a milestone that signifies adulthood. It is at 21 that we shed our adolescence and take stock of our future.

December 28th, 2012

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EDITORIAL: Independence Day

EDITORIAL: Independence Day

Armenia marked the 20th anniversary of the re-establishment of independence last year with an impressive military parade that showcased Armenia’s defense capabilities, as well as our nation’s Army—the guardians of our homeland.

September 21st, 2012

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EDITORIAL: Shoushi Stands Tall

EDITORIAL: Shoushi Stands Tall

The anticipation that had been building on May 8 turned into jubilant pandemonium on May 9. SHOUSHI WAS TRIUMPHANTLY LIBERATED.

May 9th, 2012

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EDITORIAL: In the Shadows of the Centennial

EDITORIAL: In the Shadows of the Centennial

The three years preceding the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide must be a time for the Armenian nation to redouble its efforts toward the realization of the Armenian Cause and the movement for the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide must be equally coupled with the pursuit of justice and demands for reparations and restitution for the Genocide.

April 25th, 2012

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EDITORIAL: 2012 Will be a Crucial Year for All Armenians

EDITORIAL: 2012 Will be a Crucial Year for All Armenians

Not in a long time have the stakes been so high for Armenians both in Armenia and across key communities of the Diaspora, including the United States.

December 30th, 2011

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