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Religious Extremism and Genocide

Religious Extremism and Genocide

Religious extremism has been in the forefront of the news lately because of the unfolding events in the Middle East and the failure of peace initiatives in the region. Armenians in the Middle East have not been immune from the devastation that has engulfed major cities, towns, and other smaller isolated communities.

January 22nd, 2015

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In Op-Ed, US Envoy to Turkey Praises MLK, Dink ‘Dream’

In Op-Ed, US Envoy to Turkey Praises MLK, Dink ‘Dream’

Hurriyet Daily News published an op-ed on Wednesday by US Ambassador to Turkey Jon Bass, entitled “Martin Luther King Jr. and Hrant Dink: They had a dream,” in which the envoy praises both men for advocating for equal rights

January 21st, 2015

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Forgive? Not I!

Forgive? Not I!

She crushed the cigarette butt with her heel in the bitter wind outside Srebrenica’s town hall and said “never, I shall never forgive him. His apology is not even worth the little finger on my son’s dead body.”

January 21st, 2015

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World Jewry Cannot Become A Tool in the Hands of Anti-Armenian Propagators

World Jewry Cannot Become A Tool in the Hands of Anti-Armenian Propagators

On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, when civilized humanity stands together with Armenia and the Armenian people, honors the memory of one and a half million innocent victims, killed in the Ottoman Empire, Turkish-Azerbaijani propaganda has become more aggressive.

January 14th, 2015

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ANCA’s Hamparian Points Out ‘Particularly Vicious’ Trend

ANCA’s Hamparian Points Out ‘Particularly Vicious’ Trend

It’s particularly vicious to hear people preaching that Armenians should only be working for change from within Turkey.

December 23rd, 2014

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Thomas de Waal’s Futile Attempt at Trivializing the Armenian Genocide

Thomas de Waal’s Futile Attempt at Trivializing the Armenian Genocide

Thomas de Waal is a Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

December 23rd, 2014

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Javakhk Armenians Eagerly Awaiting Their Piece of the Georgian Dream

Javakhk Armenians Eagerly Awaiting Their Piece of the Georgian Dream

The Georgian Dream Party (GDP) dramatically came to power on the back of a popular message. The GDP claimed that Mikhail Saakashvili’s United National Movement (UNM) had become authoritarian and lost touch with the people.

December 15th, 2014

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Russia-Turkey Axis Should Have Given Pause to Armenia’s Mad-Dash to Join Eurasian Union

Russia-Turkey Axis Should Have Given Pause to Armenia’s Mad-Dash to Join Eurasian Union

The announcement on Monday by Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country was abandoning the South Stream gas project in favor of a massive partnership with Turkey at the very least should have given pause to Armenia’s mad-dash to join the European Economic Union.

December 4th, 2014

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Azeri Money Aims to Manipulate Academic Discourse on Artsakh

Azeri Money Aims to Manipulate Academic Discourse on Artsakh

Increasingly, academia is being bought out in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as Azerbaijan aggressively funds anti-Armenian discourse disguised as scholarship and objective research. The latest fruits of such “investments” are observable at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

November 25th, 2014

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Armenian-Kurdish Relations Is A Strategic Necessity

Armenian-Kurdish Relations Is A Strategic Necessity

Inadvertent avoidance of the obvious in a country’s external affairs is sheer incompetence.

November 17th, 2014

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Causes and Consequences of the Helicopter Attack, and Baku’s Motives for Escalation

Causes and Consequences of the Helicopter Attack, and Baku’s Motives for Escalation

The continuous state-sponsored terrorism campaign of the Republic of Azerbaijan against the Republics of Artsakh and Armenia recently culminated in a shooting of an unarmed helicopter belonging to the Air Force of the Republic of Artsakh.

November 14th, 2014

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A Hero’s Tale

A Hero’s Tale

As Azerbaijan once again escalates its aggression against Armenia and Artsakh, we are reminded of the bravery of Major Sergey Sahakyan and the two soldiers who perished in Wednesday’s helicopter attack, as well as all the soldiers who stand guard on the front lines defending the Homeland.

November 13th, 2014

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Mahchupyan’s Appointment: A New Step in Genocide Denial Policy?

Mahchupyan’s Appointment: A New Step in Genocide Denial Policy?

Turkish Sabah newspaper, which has come to be considered in recent years as the mouthpiece of the ruling Justice and Development Party, announced the appointment of Etienne Mahchupyan as Chief Advisor to Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on October 25.

October 28th, 2014

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Turkey Unmasked … Again

Turkey Unmasked … Again

For over three years, Turkey has armed, trained and then allowed Islamist terrorists to cross the Turkish border into northern Syria. These terrorists, who now constitute the base of the so-called Islamist State (IS), plan to carve out an Islamic Caliphate within the territorial boundaries of Syria and Iraq.

October 24th, 2014

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