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US Military Chief to Pay Landmark Visit to Turkey

The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, will begin a key visit to Turkey on Friday where he meet, with among others, Turkey’s new military chief, Gen. Isik Kosaner. “The purpose is to make a courtesy visit to Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Isik Kosaner,” US Embassy Spokesperson in Turkey, Deborah Guido, told Hurriyet.

Controversy Continues Over Obama’s Pick For Ambassador To Azerbaijan

With Congress on its summer recess, Washington’s political corridors are empty. But the debate surrounding U.S. President Barack Obama’s pick for ambassador to Azerbaijan is in full swing. This month, it landed on the editorial pages of two Washington newspapers, adding fuel to the controversy that began in May, when Matthew Bryza’s nomination was first announced.

Boxer’s Strong Record on Armenian Issues Has Long History

Sen. Barbara Boxer’s decision to delay Senate Foreign Relations Committee consideration of Matt Bryza’s controversial nomination as U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan is the latest chapter in a 20-year history to ensure a balanced U.S. policy toward the Caucasus region, which respects the right to self-determination of the people of Nagorno Karabakh.