The war has destroyed Armenia’s morale. People are grieving their losses and the entire country is licking its wounds. Seventy-five percent of the territory of Karabakh is lost and Armenia’s southern region, Syunik, is under[...]

By Cristopher Patvakanian, Roupen Minassian, and Manana Hakobyan BOSTON/YEREVAN/SYDNEY (DataPoint Armenia) – A war between Armenia and Azerbaijan was reignited after Azerbaijani attacks on Artsakh in September 2020, but the fighting[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenia declared its independence along with the other Soviet republics. At the dawn of the new independence, journalists in Armenia held a panel discussion to which I was invited. Perhaps that was[...]

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, when Armenia became independent, it considered its borders to be secure as a result of its military alliance with Russia. And Moscow, indeed, inspired confidence in its allies in the “near[...]

By Michael Rubin WASHINGTON (Washington Examiner) – Samantha Power rose to prominence as the author of Problem from Hell, a study of the US response to genocide. She wrote the book against the backdrop not only of the slaughter in[...]

As the June 20 parliamentary elections approach, the parties have been digging up dirt on each other. But what Michael Minasyan recently divulged went beyond the limits of the election campaign and dealt directly with some existential[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The spectacle we have been witnessing in Armenia is a collective suicide. It is shameful and something that insults our intelligence and dignity. The risk of losing an independent[...]

Make no mistake: Armenia is facing a real existential threat. The 44-day war has not ended yet. At best, a tenuous ceasefire is in place, as defined by the November 8 tripartite declaration. Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and[...]

By Nora Armani “Nora, we lost Nora.” Edmond’s email message was short, crisp, clear, yet characteristically poetic. Nora Ipekian-Azadian, my namesake, my friend, my inspiration, my ex-mother-in-law, and my now-mother, was no more. It[...]

Armenia’s snap elections are scheduled to take place on June 20 and the constitution allows only 12 days of campaigning before that date. Howeever, the pre-election campaign has been shaping up for a long time and the opposition parties[...]

It has been a week now since US President Biden’s April 24, 2021 statement recognizing the Armenian Genocide. This was a long overdue acknowledgment by the US of an event that took place 106 years ago, about which there is already[...]