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The United States Must Officially Recognize the Armenian Genocide

H. A. Goodman | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The United States must official recognize the Armenian Genocide. Our next president must utilize the word that Raphael Lemkin created, after studying and researching the plight of the Armenian people during the Ottoman empire.

"We Are Seen as Infidels and Traitors, for Hundred Years Now"

Nuri Kino | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Nuri Kino

They look similar to everyone else in the audience at the auditorium at Paderborn University. Three, modernly dressed and clean-shaven men. Suddenly, they stand up and start screaming out their hatred against us.

On the Pursuit of Happiness

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Yara Zgheib

Life is ephemeral. Liberty is fickle. And without the first two, all the wealth in the world does not amount to much. But happiness is not dictated by external circumstances; it is guided by inner purpose. It is not luck; it is a choice.

100 Years Later, It's Time to Honor the Memory of the Armenian Genocide

Rep. John Sarbanes | Posted 06.23.2015 | Politics
Rep. John Sarbanes

On April 24, the arc of the moral universe will intersect with the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Many will bear witness to that intersection, but official recognition of the genocide by the United States government will be sadly and conspicuously absent.

An Open Letter to President Obama on the Armenian Genocide

Lori Janjigian | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Lori Janjigian

The Ottoman Turks kicked off their plans to wipe out the Armenians on April 24, 1915 by rounding up intellectuals and hanging them. Soon after, the mass killings began. This was a systematic, well-organized effort with just one goal: to annihilate the Armenians.

Open Letter to President Obama. Or Was Hitler Right?

Roza Selimyan | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Roza Selimyan

As a scholar in the biomedical field and a three-time cancer survivor, I genuinely believe that the world urgently needs more peace and healing. This will not happen unless we end oppression. Oppression will not end unless we stand by correct principles.

The United States Should Remember Raphael Lemkin's Words and Formally Recognize the Armenian Genocide

H. A. Goodman | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

If the man who coined the term "genocide" is on tape stating verbatim that it happened "to the Armenians," why on Earth can't the United States formally recognize the Armenian Genocide?

Another Critical Barrier Down Between Turks and Armenians

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Yavuz Baydar

As the social awakening in Turkey proceeds below the surface about the crimes of humanity at the end of the Ottoman Empire, with the immense tragedy that brutally wiped out massive proportions of its Armenian subjects from Anatolia, so do the activities to help raise the awareness.

'Never Before' vs. 'Never Again': The Unrecognized Armenian Genocide

Sumit Galhotra | Posted 06.24.2012 | Religion
Sumit Galhotra

Each year on April 24, Nalbandian and hundreds of other Armenians living in Israel gather at the St. James cathedral to commemorate the Armenian genocide. Currently, however, only 21 countries recognize the genocide.

Paris's Folly

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 03.27.2012 | World
Yavuz Baydar

The French Senate's passing of the bill which criminalizes the denial of the mass deportations and massacres of the Ottoman Armenians in 1915 is simply an act of folly.

On the Armenian Genocide: The Response of a Handful of Historians

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Beginning in 1915, the Armenians were the victims of a methodic attempt at annihilation. No serious historian casts doubt upon this reality or denies it. It is the negationist revisionists who, up until now, have hampered the work of historians.

Turkey's Answer to the Armenian Question

Elmira Bayrasli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elmira Bayrasli

Turkey dodged yet another bullet in the U.S. House of Representatives when a resolution "recognizing" the Armenian "genocide" failed to reach the floor for a vote.

Turkey Threatens Armenians With Exile

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's prime minister has threatened to expel thousands of illegal Armenian immigrants after U.S. and Swedish lawmakers passed vo...

Why the Armenian Genocide Matters

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robbie Gennet

Turkey won't allow the US to label the Armenian genocide as such or acknowledge it in any way. Here is why: land.

Reassessing the Genocide Resolution

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Who Made U.S. Judge and Jury of Armenian Genocide?

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Hughes

Categorizing the 1915 killings of Armenians as "genocide" is certainly justifiable, but it is also fair to wonder why the U.S. gets to determine this, considering America is guilty of its own similar crimes.

Lies, Damn Lies, and Armenian Deaths

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Fein

After statehood was lost, Armenians turned to their genocide playbook exploiting Christian bigotries and contempt for Ottoman Muslims.

Et Tu Obama? Letter from a Former Admirer

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Mr. President, we are now terribly disappointed because you acted not much differently than your predecessors on the Armenian Genocide issue.

Turkey Could be Major Political Loser in Israel-Gaza Conflict

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

It is high time that both Arabs and Israelis realize that Turkey is a friend of neither side. When a ceasefire is finally established in Gaza, Turkey could end up as a major political loser.

Turks Create False Impressions To Block Obama's Promises

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Informed that Obama intends to carry out his promises, the Turkish government is anxious to conclude an agreement to block Congress from taking a stand on the Armenian Genocide.

Turkey Condemns Armenian Genocide Bill

Associated Press | C. ONUR ANT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkey swiftly condemned a House panel's approval of a bill describing the World War I-era mass killings of Armenians as genocide, and newspapers blas...