A DECLASSIFIED TOP SECRET CIA REPORT ON THE NAGORNO-KARABAKH CONFLICT
17.10.2019 \ 13:00 Reads: 1549
A 48-page Central Intelligence Agency Top Secret Report, prepared in August 1988 and made public in 2012 with some deletions, is titled “Unrest in the Caucasus and the Challenge of Nationalism.” Despite the passage of time, the Report includes an interesting analysis of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) conflict from the perspective of U.S. intelligence services.
JERUSALEM ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE’S LAWSUIT ADVANCES THROUGH TURKISH COURTS
17.10.2019 \ 12:46 Reads: 1641
While the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia based in Antelias, Lebanon, for the recovery of its former headquarters in Sis, Turkey, has received wide publicity, another just as important lawsuit against Turkey, is hardly known by the Armenian and international community.
WAR OF WORDS AT THE UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY BETWEEN ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN AND TURKEY
02.10.2019 \ 16:44 Reads: 1641
The United Nations’ General Assembly held its annual session Sept. 24-30, 2019 in New York City. The participants were heads of states and high-ranking officials of UN member countries, including Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov. Surprisingly, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev was absent -- a big mistake on his part!
AMERICA HAS NO RIGHT TO TELL ARMENIA NOT TO SEND A HUMANITARIAN SQUAD TO SYRIA
20.02.2019 \ 11:50 Reads: 2124
The US government recently created a new and unnecessary controversy, this time with the Republic of Armenia. It all started when the Armenian government decided to send a non-combat humanitarian squad of 83 doctors, sappers, and other servicemen to Syria to provide assistance to the important, but dwindling Armenian community in Aleppo. Armenia had previously sent four airlifts of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people.
CZECH REPUBLIC SELLS WEAPONS TO AZERBAIJAN ILLEGALLY VIA ISRAEL
26.04.2018 \ 16:52 Reads: 914
While the Azerbaijani army was showcasing its weapons on a promotional video during exercises on Sept. 18-22, 2017, observers noticed Czech-made military hardware, including DANA howitzer artillery pieces (11-mile range) and Rm-70 rocket launchers (12-mile range).
ERDOGAN’S GUARDS BEATING PROTESTERS REINFORCES ‘TERRIBLE TURK’ IMAGE
25.05.2017 \ 12:32 Reads: 1521
This vicious brawl has done more damage to the image of Turkey in the United States and around the world than any other brutality recently committed by Turkish soldiers, police or security guards inside Turkey. Turkish denialists constantly complain that Armenian ‘propaganda’ on the Armenian Genocide has stained the reputation of Turks worldwide, ignoring the fact that Turks have tarnished their own image by committing a mass heinous mass crime.
MALTA BANK EMPLOYEE REVEALS DOCUMENTS LINKING ALIYEVS TO BANK ACCOUNTS
17.05.2017 \ 22:42 Reads: 1197
Continuing the series of articles we published in the last two weeks about corruption in Azerbaijan, we wish now to reveal additional scandalous details about funds deposited in a Malta bank by family members of Azerbaijan’s President, Ilham Aliyev.
AZERBAIJAN ACCUSED OF GIVING MILLIONS IN BRIBES TO COUNCIL OF EUROPE
04.05.2017 \ 11:29 Reads: 1156
Arif Mammadov, a former Azerbaijani diplomat informed The Guardian that a PACE member was given over $30 million by the government of Azerbaijan to hand out as bribes to other PACE members. “Tobias Billström, a Swedish delegate to the assembly and former justice minister, said ‘very credible members’ had told him they had been offered bribes to vote in a certain way. He is one of 64 parliamentarians to have signed a resolution calling for an independent investigation into ‘serious and credible allegations of grave misconduct’ centered on an Azerbaijani vote,” The Guardian reported.
U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ARMENIA FACES CRITICISM AT GLENDALE APPEARANCE
20.03.2016 \ 23:48 Reads: 2690
Amb. Mills gave the following brief answer: “My only response will be to reiterate Pres. Obama’s goal which he set forth in his statement on April 24th: ‘We want full, frank and just acknowledgment of what happened from the Turkish government and Turkish people.’”
GENOCIDAIRE TALAAT’S LAST INTERVIEW SHORTLY BEFORE HIS ASSASSINATION
03.02.2016 \ 14:22 Reads: 2563
Forgetting his own claims of innocence in the massacres, Talaat justified the mass killings by accusing Armenians of stabbing his country in the back during the war. Contradicting himself again, Talaat declared his support for Armenians by claiming that “he was in favor of granting autonomy to minorities in the most extended form, and would gladly consider any proposition that was made to him.”
PORTRAIT OF A TURKISH-AMERICAN GENOCIDE DENIALIST
27.01.2016 \ 20:53 Reads: 2329
One such Turkish-American is Oya Bain who was described in a recent interview by the Turkish denialist website HistoryofTruth.com as “one of the most active names in the Turkish American Diaspora.” She is a Board Member of the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), a coalition of 60 Turkic associations in the United States.
TURKEY WAS FIRST COUNTRY TO RECOGNIZE THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE -- IN 1918
24.01.2016 \ 23:43 Reads: 3122
Garo Paylan, representing the Kurdish opposition HDP Party, then took the floor and also spoke about the Armenian Genocide: “One hundred years ago the Armenian people were uprooted and exterminated by a decision of the State. My family -- grandfather and his family -- also suffered from these events. My grandfather was orphaned, having lost both parents. I am from the generation of orphans and leftovers of the sword, living in this land. My race is massacred.”
AZERBAIJAN’S PARLIAMENT INTRODUCES OUTRAGEOUS ANTI-AMERICAN RESOLUTION
31.12.2015 \ 11:47 Reads: 1456
Given the joyful spirit of the holiday season, I wanted to dedicate my article to a cheerful subject. However, when I saw the text of the bizarre Resolution submitted to Azerbaijan’s Parliament on Christmas Eve, I knew that I could not pick a more disgustingly amusing topic.
ONLY 35% OF AMERICANS ARE AWARE THERE WAS AN ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
18.11.2015 \ 18:13 Reads: 1538
For the first time, a prestigious nationwide survey, conducted on November 9 by Zogby Analytics, reveals the extent of the American public’s knowledge and opinion on the Armenian Genocide and Artsakh (Karabagh). The survey results, made available exclusively to this writer, have a +/- 3.1% margin of error.
WHO SHOULD DEMAND ARMENIAN TERRITORIES FROM TURKEY?
14.10.2015 \ 21:26 Reads: 1605
If not read carefully, Pres. Sargsyan’s last answer could easily be misunderstood. He is neither saying that Armenia has territorial claims from Turkey nor that it does not! Armenia simply has not raised this issue officially because doing so could have serious national security implications given its powerful and hostile neighbor on the Western Front.
REFLECTIONS ON THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIA’S INDEPENDENCE
24.09.2015 \ 18:40 Reads: 1745
On the occasion of the 24th anniversary of Armenia’s independence, I had the honor of delivering the keynote address at the celebration organized by the Armenian Consulate in Glendale, California. Here are excerpts from my remarks reflecting on some of the accomplishments since independence, and the challenges that still lie ahead.
MOLOTOV COCKTAIL THROWN AT ARMENIAN CONSULATE IN GLENDALE
19.09.2015 \ 10:29 Reads: 1475
An unknown assailant threw a Molotov cocktail at the Armenian Consulate in Glendale, California, on August 10, an informed source who wished to remain anonymous told The California Courier.
TURKEY PAYS CIA DIRECTOR & LOBBYISTS TO MISREPRESENT ATTACKS ON KURDS & ISIS
21.08.2015 \ 14:51 Reads: 1596
Thousands of articles have been published worldwide in the recent weeks exposing Turkey’s strategic trickery -- using the pretext of fighting ISIS to carry out a genocidal bombing campaign against the Kurds who have courageously countered ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
TRUMP RISKS TARNISHING IMAGE FOR A FISTFUL OF AZERI DOLLARS
06.08.2015 \ 17:10 Reads: 1675
A few years ago when Trump agreed to lend his name to a hotel in Azerbaijan, he could not have predicted that associating with a notorious Baku oligarch would not only reflect negatively on his political ambitions, but also create a serious conflict of interest should he become President.
ERDOGAN IS PURSUING HIS SELF-INTERESTS, INSTEAD OF FIGHTING ISIS TERRORISTS
28.07.2015 \ 23:06 Reads: 1537
Using the excuse that a Turkish soldier was killed by a shot fired from Syria last week, Erdogan ordered a series of bombing raids by land and air in Northern Syria and Iraq, as well as rounding up over 1,000 individuals in Turkey suspected of being Kurdish fighters, leftist militants, and ISIS followers.