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Azeris Shoot Themselves in the Foot-By Blocking the Lachin Corridor
  • Politics
  • 2023-01-25 12:34:26

  120,000 Armenians in Artsakh are trying to survive in sub-zero temperatures without heat, food and medicines due to the blockade of the Lachin Corridor by Azeri eco-terrorists who are

How President Aliyev Became - The Corrupt Despot of Azerbaijan
  • Politics
  • 2023-01-19 15:48:55

  Journalist Fin Depencier wrote a lengthy exposé in the San Francisco-based Palladium Magazine, titled: “Ilham Aliyev and the Making of Azerbaijan.”   The article starts with Ilham Aliyev’s early years in

When Azerbaijan Opens Wide its Purse, Money-Grabbers Rush to Take Their Share
  • Politics
  • 2023-01-11 15:39:45

  Journalist Till Bruckner wrote a lengthy investigative article regarding Azerbaijan handing some of its vast petrodollars to politicians, businessmen, and universities around the world. Even prominent individuals and institutions

United Nations Security Council Internationalizes the Artsakh Issue
  • Politics
  • 2022-12-29 13:20:46

  Once again Armenians heard supportive words from the international community; this time from the United Nations Security Council. The discussion in the UN Security Council served to influence world public

Turkish National Jailed for Sending- U.S. Defense Data to Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2022-12-22 14:40:49

  I wrote an article in June 2021 about a Turkish man who was accused by the Justice Department of illegally sending U.S. Defense technical data to Turkey. Arif Ugur,

Washington Post Reveals Azerbaijan’s Hiring of Two Retired U.S. Generals
  • Politics
  • 2022-12-20 13:01:26

  The Washington Post published last week a lengthy investigative article titled: “Air Force feared generals' foreign consulting jobs would cause scandal” by journalists Craig Whitlock and Nate Jones. The

BBC Whitewashes Azerbaijan’s Crimes; By Airing Film Backed by BP & Aliyevs
  • Politics
  • 2022-11-30 11:39:38

  The openDemocracy.net website published a critical article about BBC’s airing of a two-part propaganda film funded by the UK oil and gas giant British Petroleum (BP) about Azerbaijan. Written

Armenians Need to Assess French Senate’s ;Positive Resolution Cool-Headedly
  • Politics
  • 2022-11-23 14:31:43

  Throughout their long history, Armenians have always expected that some foreign power would rescue them from their enemies. Over the centuries, they hoped for assistance from the Romans, Byzantines,

More Examples of Turkey Seeking ;To Extradite its Citizens from Overseas
  • Politics
  • 2022-11-17 12:53:06

  After my last week's article about Turkey kidnapping its dissident citizens from overseas, I came across several other examples of the Turkish government's attempts to bring back, under false

When Will the World Put a Stop- To Turkey’s Criminal Behavior?
  • Politics
  • 2022-11-10 11:45:01

  For many years, dozens of reports have been written about the Turkish government’s large-scale kidnapping of Turkish citizens from around the world for criticizing Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime.   Exiled

Presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan Split; The Loot of the 2020 Artsakh War
  • Politics
  • 2022-11-02 11:48:01

  While Armenia has been licking its wounds of the 2020 Artsakh War, the presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey wasted no time to get together and split with their families

‘Global Armenian Summit’ Divides Armenians, while Pretending to Unify Them
  • Politics
  • 2022-10-26 09:51:59

  In a few days, we will witness once again an unfortunate manifestation of Armenia’s leadership dividing the Armenian nation, while claiming to unify it.   The High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs

Aliyev vs. Pashinyan: War of Words - At CIS Summit in Kazakhstan
  • Politics
  • 2022-10-19 14:11:03

  Last week, the nine leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), composed of former Soviet Republics, met in Astana, Kazakhstan. In attendance were the President of Azerbaijan Ilham

Mayor of New York Eric Adams: ‘After I Retire, I’m going to live in Baku’
  • Politics
  • 2022-10-14 13:49:35

  The U.S. media in recent months published several articles covering New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ controversial statements, foreign travels, and fundraising activities.   Before becoming Mayor on January 1, 2022,

Turkish Denialists Cannot Defeat Armenians in California
  • Politics
  • 2022-10-05 15:43:14

  Turkish denialists found out last week that they can’t defeat Armenians in California.   Contrary to extensive Turkish lobbying efforts, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law on Sept. 29, 2022,

The Short-Lived Fake Republic of “West Azerbaijan Goycha-Zangezur”
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-28 13:15:25

  Last week, two Azeris arrogantly declared themselves to be the leaders of the fake “West Azerbaijan Goycha-Zangezur Republic,” which claimed to include Lake Sevan and the Syunik province of

Azerbaijan’s Massive Attack Puts the World’s Spotlight on Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-21 14:58:28

  During last week’s massive attack on Armenia’s eastern border by Azerbaijan’s military, over 200 Armenian soldiers and civilians were killed. In addition, the Republic of Armenia lost additional territories

California to Declare April 24, ‘Genocide Remembrance Day’ as State Holiday
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-19 13:41:57

  California State Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian has finally succeeded in passing a legislative bill (AB 1801) he had sponsored to declare April 24, Genocide Remembrance Day, a state holiday.   The bill

Azeri Consul General Departs from L.A., Leaving Behind a Trail of Deception
  • Politics
  • 2022-09-06 10:36:00

  The Consul General of Azerbaijan, Nasimi Aghayev, departed from Los Angeles at the end of August to become his country’s new Ambassador to Germany. Aghayev left behind a trail

Before Reconciling with Turks, Armenians- Need to Reconcile with Each Other
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-31 10:36:37

  Can’t the Armenian government do anything right? Not a day passes without additional bad news from Armenia and Artsakh! Rather than blaming our enemies, we need to look at

No Respect for the Living or the Dead- In Armenia; Case in point: Vahakn Dadrian
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-24 12:05:03

  I write this column with great sorrow and dismay.   Vahakn Dadrian, the preeminent expert on the Armenian Genocide, died in upstate New York on August 2, 2019, at the age

Armenia’s Leaders Continue -Capitulating to Azerbaijan
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-17 09:45:13

  Azerbaijan’s order to evacuate around 150 families from three Armenian villages in the Lachin Corridor, which connects Armenia to Artsakh, has alarmed Armenians worldwide.   As a result of Azerbaijan’s ultimatum,

U.S. Publicizes its Strategy on Armenia- Based Obviously on America’s Interests
  • Politics
  • 2022-08-09 13:46:29

  The United States Department of State posted on its website a lengthy document which described the American government’s strategy for relations with 175 countries, including, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey,