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After a Century, Bankrupt Turkey Wasting -Huge Sums to Deny the Armenian Genocide
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-29 10:26:10

  Turkish government’s denial of the Armenian Genocide is as futile as a man who repeatedly hits his head against the wall, hoping the wall would give way.   For more than

Gallup Poll Shows 89% of Armenians -Oppose Placing Artsakh Under Azeri Rule
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-22 10:04:18

  In a May 26-28, 2022 Gallup International Association poll, 89.3% of Armenia’s surveyed citizens said it was unacceptable for them “if the population of Artsakh will be granted the

Azerbaijan Donated to Queen of England A ‘Karabagh’ Horse: An Obvious Bribe!
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-16 10:51:11

  A delegation led by President of the Equestrian Federation of Azerbaijan, Elchin Gulliyev, presented on May 16 ‘a rare Karabagh horse’ named ‘Shohrat’ (glory) to the Queen of England

Erdogan Expands Political Reach-To France and Throughout Europe
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-08 11:53:52

  I wrote last week about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans to collect votes from Turkish Americans for his reelection next year by opening an office in Washington for

Erdogan Hires his Cousin as Lobbyist -To Obtain Votes of Turkish Americans
  • Politics
  • 2022-06-03 10:30:23

  Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has been President since 2014, is planning to run for reelection in 2023. He previously served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2014. Before

Biden Wants to Sell Arms to Turkey- While Ankara is Undermining NATO
  • Politics
  • 2022-05-18 12:10:43

  With each passing day, the Armenian-American community is getting increasingly disappointed with Pres. Joe Biden’s anti-Armenian actions. He has done more harm than good to Armenia’s interests.   Last year, 24

Aliyev Accuses Armenians of Barbarism -While Talking about Making Peace
  • Politics
  • 2022-05-04 10:48:59

  Pres. Ilham Aliyev held an international conference titled, “South Caucasus: Development and Cooperation,” on April 29, 2022 in Baku, Azerbaijan, with 40 participants from 23 countries. The conference lasted

Turkey Disgraces Itself by Denying- The Genocide after Biden’s Acknowledgment
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-27 11:47:17

  Pres. Joe Biden issued a written statement on April 24, officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide for the second year in a row.   Here is an excerpt from Pres. Biden’s acknowledgment:

Pashinyan’s Trail of Destruction: First Artsakh; Then Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-20 11:05:11

  Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan delivered a very lengthy, rambling speech on April 13, 2022 to the Armenian Parliament on his government’s failures and achievements in 2021.   Ever since the

Turkey Evades Western Sanctions -By Welcoming Russian Oligarchs
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-13 10:21:19

  The dispute continues between those who want to reward Turkey and those who want to condemn it, because of its contradictory positions on the Russia-Ukraine war.   The Wall Street Journal

Paranoid Ottoman Sultans Murdered- Their Brothers to Secure their Throne
  • Politics
  • 2022-04-06 10:28:21

  We all know that the Ottoman army invaded many countries with utter savagery. We also know that the Ottoman Empire committed mass killings and genocide against millions of Armenians,

Turkey Can Fool Some People Some Time- But not All People, All the Time
  • Politics
  • 2022-03-30 11:53:02

  The Turkish government is continuing its duplicitous game of playing on both sides of the fence, pretending to be the friend of both Russia and Ukraine in order to

Only in Armenia: Nikol Pashinyan Sued - His own Country in European Court
  • Politics
  • 2022-03-23 12:49:36

  There might be heads of state who have sued their own governments after they were overthrown or their possessions confiscated, but, I am not aware of any leader in

Erdogan Exploits Ukraine War to Push for - Turkey’s Membership in European Union
  • Politics
  • 2022-03-16 10:50:06

  In the midst of the Ukraine-Russia War, a few leaders have made questionable statements to take advantage of the chaotic situation and push for their selfish agendas!   As soon as

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey: Caught Between Russia and the West
  • Politics
  • 2022-03-09 12:16:15

  As the war in Ukraine is continuing to cause more devastation and the loss of human life, countries around the world, particularly Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, had to make

Russia-Ukraine War: This is What Happens-When Compromise is not Achieved
  • Politics
  • 2022-03-02 11:53:19

  What is happening right now in Ukraine is the worst possible scenario for both sides, in fact all sides.   First of all, this is an enormous tragedy for the people

Statement of NAS RA on the Armenian Cultural Genocide Program implemented by Azerbaijan in Artsakh
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-25 16:21:32

  The official statement of the Minister of Culture of Azerbaijan of February 3, 2022 makes it clear that Azerbaijan, with well-planned actions, is consistently implementing the policy of eviction

Don’t Let Turks Buy Land in Armenia; Impose Tariffs on Turkish Imports
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-23 12:55:32

  The Armenian government must take two important steps prior to opening the border with Turkey: 1) Forbid Turkish citizens from buying real estate in Armenia; and 2) Place tariffs

Armenia Needs Better Counterintelligence-To Deter Foreign and Domestic Spies
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-16 10:47:38

  Last week, we were all shocked by the news that Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) arrested 19 members of the Armenian military on spying charges for Azerbaijan.   The NSS accused

Poll Finds More Armenians Feel Country-Is Going in the Wrong Direction
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-09 10:57:33

  The Washington-based International Republican Institute’s public opinion poll, conducted November 22-December 5, 2021, measured the Armenian population’s views on political, economic, and security issues. The survey was funded by

After Abandoning Artsakh, Pashinyan -Now Gives Up the Armenian Cause
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-07 11:33:21

  It is simply amazing that every time Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan opens his mouth, he makes a new and bigger blunder. To be convinced of this, all one has

After Abandoning Artsakh, Pashinyan; Now Gives Up the Armenian Cause
  • Politics
  • 2022-02-03 12:06:06

  It is simply amazing that every time Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan opens his mouth, he makes a new and bigger blunder. To be convinced of this, all one has

Armenian President Resigns: Another Setback for Armenia
  • Politics
  • 2022-01-26 11:51:30

  I woke up Sunday morning to the shocking, yet not unexpected, news that the President of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian, announced his resignation while abroad, most probably London, after nearly

Pashinyan is Losing His Prized Trump Card of Democratic Rule
  • Politics
  • 2022-01-19 12:09:20

  The Los Angeles Times published on January 11, 2022, an opinion column by Jonah Goldberg, titled: “Just meeting with Putin is a concession -- the U.S. should be wary

Pitfalls of Armenia’s Unnecessary Negotiations with Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2022-01-17 11:57:03

  I will attempt to provide a comprehensive analysis of the upcoming “Armenia-Turkey normalization talks” on January 14, 2022 in Moscow. Armenia may be bungling these negotiations once again!   -- To

Pitfalls of Armenia’s Unnecessary Negotiations with Turkey
  • Politics
  • 2022-01-11 15:55:27

  I will attempt to provide a comprehensive analysis of the upcoming “Armenia-Turkey normalization talks” on January 14, 2022 in Moscow. Armenia may be bungling these negotiations once again!   -- To