YEREVAN — It was my last day in Armenia. I had travelled there to report on the elevation of the Very Rev. Daniel Findikyan, the Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), to the rank of Bishop by Catholicos of[...]

By Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi Between 1894 and 1924, the number of Christians in Asia Minor fell from some 3-4 million to just tens of thousands — from 20 percent of the area’s population to under 2%. Turkey has long attributed[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s decision to block access to the courts of the Republic of Armenia, using as an excuse the necessary purge of the judiciary, is unconstitutional,[...]

Everyday a dramatic development takes place in Armenia’s domestic politics but all hell broke loose this weekend with the release of Robert Kocharyan, Armenia’s second president, who was incarcerated pending his trial. He stands[...]

The first anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in Armenia has triggered a flood of media commentaries and evaluations of the achievements of that salutary event. Although it is too early to expect any major changes in the lives of ordinary[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator One of the most controversial issues in the Armenian community in America is the use of the Armenian language. This very newspaper was founded in 1932 to cater to the English-speaking[...]

As US battleships are deployed closer to the Persian Gulf to escalate tensions with Iran, the Caucasus region has already become a powder keg because of regional rivalry as well as ancient scores yet unsettled. The Trump administration is[...]

By Robert H. Tembeckjian (Editor’s note: The following are the remarks that the author delivered at the Armenian Bar Association Dinner Honoring Public Servants, April 25, 2019, at the Yale Club in New York City, at an event he was being[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Facing official commemorations of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 2019 and new resolutions or political declarations of third-party countries (France, Italy, Portugal), Turkey adopted an aggressive tone and a[...]

For people who have not experienced the horrors of genocide or the loss of their ancestral homeland, it is easy to advocate to the Armenians the advice of “forgive and forget.” But the genocide has shaped the history and the future of[...]

By Michelle Ekizian Whether the recent grapevine gossip floating around in the Armenian press of the possible dismissal of conductor Constantine Orbelian from his dual post as artistic director and general manager of Yerevan’s Opera[...]