Armenia: Presidential Visit to Russia Sparks Speculation on Turkish-Armenian Relations

Haroutiun Khachatrian’ The venue for Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s first official visit abroad — Moscow — came as no surprise. But, in a potential sign of a fresh Armenian foreign policy initiative, it was Turkey that stole the show. Sargsyan’s June 23-25 trip was designed to emphasize the importance of Armenia’s “strategic partnership’ with Russia. […]

Turkey-Armenia Relations and International Law

Nursen Mazici – Radikal The 1915 relocation was undoubtedly a great tragedy for Ottoman Armenians. But this tragedy was mutual. I hope that two Eastern nations, who slaughtered each other as a result of British imperialism and German militarism, will take a page from history and  will not sacrifice themselves once more in the 21st […]

Senator puts one-month hold on Bush’s nominee for Armenia

Umit Enginsoy, Washington Turkish Daily News Pro-Armenian Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer Tuesday placed a one-month hold on U.S. President George W. Bush’s pick for the ambassador to Yerevan, hinting that she or a like-minded senator may permanently block the nomination on grounds that the nominee is declining to characterize World War I-era killings of Armenians […]

Princeton University Scholar Lewis’ Rebuke of Armenian Allegations Supported by French Daily Le Petit Journal

  “That the massacre of the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire was the same as what happened to Jews in Nazi Germany is a downright falsehood.  What happened to the Armenians was the result of a massive Armenian armed rebellion against the Turks, which began even before war broke out, and continued on a larger […]

Turkey’s Jews unhappy with ADL move to acknowledge “Armenian genocide”

Ankara, The New Anatolian “We have difficulty in understanding why the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), one of the most important Jewish organizations in the USA, has changed stance and decided to acknowledge Armenian allegations regarding 1915 incidents,” Turkish Jewish Community announced on Wednesday. Releasing a statement, the Community regretted the change in ADL’s stance and recalled […]