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Building a Fence or Encouraging Aggression? Ghukasyan's Insights on National Security
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-23 14:46:53

  In a recent discussion on Noyan Tapan, analyst Andrias Ghukasyan, the chairman of the Armenian Constructive Party, highlighted critical issues surrounding Armenia's defense. Ghukasyan emphasizes that recent casualties are

A Russian-Azerbaijani special operation in Armenia? The response of the military police should also be investigated
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-23 14:43:06

  In a thought-provoking discussion hosted by Noyan Tapan, renowned analyst Hovsep Khurshudyan serves as the distinguished guest. The backdrop for this interview is the recently concluded Munich Security Conference

A Russian-Azerbaijani special operation in Armenia? The response of the military police should also be investigated
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-22 12:23:24

  In a thought-provoking discussion hosted by Noyan Tapan, renowned analyst Hovsep Khurshudyan serves as the distinguished guest. The backdrop for this interview is the recently concluded Munich Security Conference

Despite His Denials, Aliyev is Upset By International Criticism of Azerbaijan
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-21 13:35:38

Pres. Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan repeatedly states that he ignores all international criticisms regarding his violations of the human rights of his own citizens, war crimes by his soldiers,

Scoring Victories: Armenia Pushes Back Against Baku in PACE
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-09 14:40:16

  Insights with Eric Hacopian, a political analyst, look at the main events of the week in and around Armenia. (CivilNet) Welcome to this week's episode of Insights. During this week's

Fake Names on List of Donors to Pashinyan’s Candidate for Yerevan Mayor
  • Politics
  • 2024-02-07 14:10:58

  Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan has boasted for five years about his political party’s fair conduct in elections, blaming the former leaders of carrying out fraudulent elections. As

Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe Voted 76-10 to Kick Azerbaijan Out
  • Politics
  • 2024-01-31 14:42:31

  With each passing day, the noose is tightening around Pres. Ilham Aliyev's neck. The European Union’s Chief of Foreign Policy Josep Borrell warned Azerbaijan on January 22 that there

During 2.5-Hour-Interview, Pres. Aliyev Made Existential Threats to Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2024-01-25 11:28:03

  Pres. Ilham Aliyev, the dictator of Baku, gave a 2.5-hour-long press conference to Azeri journalists on January 10, 2024, during which he spewed not only his usual lies, but

Israel’s Foreign Minister Tweets the Term Armenian Genocide: 'Too little, Too Late'
  • Politics
  • 2024-01-17 11:37:02

  Israel’s Foreign Minister Israel Katz reminded Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Armenian Genocide after the Turkish leader supported South Africa’s complaint with the International Court of Justice (World

Pres. Aliyev’s Son-in-Law Evacuates An entire village for His Business
  • Politics
  • 2024-01-05 11:34:20

  There are endless scandals involving the Aliyev clan in Azerbaijan. President Ilham Aliyev, who has ruled the country with an iron fist since 2003, took over from his father

Court Convicts Pashinyan Critic After His Death...
  • Politics
  • 2023-12-29 12:41:59

  This week’s commentary is a lesson for all those who naively believe what they hear or read and then pass on unsubstantiated stories to others. By doing so, they

Armenia Could have Gotten a Better Deal In the Prisoner Exchange with Azerbaijan
  • Politics
  • 2023-12-20 15:37:35

  Thirty two Armenian prisoners of war, languishing in a Baku jail for a long time, were finally freed and returned back to their overjoyed families. I will analyze the

Armenian Government Adds Unnecessary Burdens on Already Suffering Artsakhtsis
  • Politics
  • 2023-12-13 14:35:06

As if the problems of displaced Artsakh Armenians were not bad enough, given their forced departure from their native land and the subsequent hardships faced by lack of housing,

Azerbaijan Plans Takeover of Armenia To Create ‘Western Azerbaijan’
  • Politics
  • 2023-12-09 11:00:38

  While Armenians are dealing with the dispossession of Artsakh and trying to cope with its tragic consequences, Azerbaijan is escalating its demands by launching a campaign claiming that the

Azeri Paper Attacks Sassounian for Saying that Azerbaijan Wastes billions on Lobbying
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-29 11:45:54

  Last week, I was asked by Alpha News TV to comment on the U.S. Senate’s decision, by a unanimous vote of 100 to 0, to suspend for two years

After Scrutinizing NYC Mayor’s Campaign, FBI is Delving into his Links to Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-15 13:19:57

  The FBI has now expanded its investigation of the alleged illegal fundraising links between New York City Mayor Eric Adams’ campaign and Turkish officials and individuals.   I reported last week

FBI Investigates Links Between NYC Mayor’s Campaign and Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-10 15:56:44

  Mayor of New York City Eric Adams seems to have a special affinity for Azerbaijan and Turkey. We will soon find out if that special relationship has overstepped the

Armenia Artsakh Fund Delivers $486,000 of Medicines for Artsakh Armenians in Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-10 14:00:19

  Glendale -- The Armenia Artsakh Fund (AAF) in partnership with Direct Relief of Santa Barbara delivered $486,000 of emergency aid to Artsakh Armenians this week by an air shipment.   This

Azerbaijani Gaza Hostage Wrongly Added In Letter to Biden Signed by Celebrities
  • Politics
  • 2023-11-01 10:46:23

  We are all following the heartbreaking events that are taking place in Israel and Gaza where thousands of innocent people are killed, and hundreds have been taken hostage by

Pashinyan Boasts About Armenia’s Fake Democracy at European Parliament
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-25 11:32:24

  Regardless of whether I like Armenia’s Prime Minister or not, I want to be fair to him. I praise him when he does something right and criticize him when

After the Loss of Artsakh, Pashinyan Should Declare 2020 Agreement Null & Void
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-11 12:04:14

  On Nov. 10, 2020, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a ceasefire agreement in the Artsakh War.   Ceasefires

Biden’s Inaction on Artsakh Disappoints Armenian-Americans
  • Politics
  • 2023-10-04 12:27:17

  There are many justified complaints about Russia’s shameful role in the loss of Artsakh and inaction in coming to the defense of Armenia’s borders. However, there is also a

Artsakh is Lost After Being Abandoned By Armenia, Russia and the West
  • Politics
  • 2023-09-27 10:41:59

  Last week, Armenians worldwide experienced one of the biggest tragedies of their lives after Azerbaijan occupied Artsakh.   120,000 Artsakh Armenians -- men, women and children -- were attacked in their

Righteous Jews Urge Pro-Azeri Rabbis To Cancel Planned Conference in Baku
  • Politics
  • 2023-09-22 12:34:29

  Shortly after I wrote a column two weeks ago condemning European pro-Azerbaijan Rabbis for planning to hold their conference in Baku, I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email