By Vahan Zanoyan In November 2019, when a bitter political controversy about education and culture was brewing in Yerevan, I published an article, in Armenian, entitled “Culture, Education, Statehood, Citizenship.” That was ten months[...]

By Dr. Talin Suciyan Herkan. She had one of those special names I had never heard before… It must be one of those old Armenian names, like the ones which I had only come across in the mid-19th century archival documents. She was the[...]

In an interconnected world of politics, no crisis can be considered solely local. Reverberations cross the boundaries of any country in question. We may consider Armenia’s current domestic crisis as a local squabble at our own peril,[...]

By Vahram Ayvazyan Preface by Dr. Arshavir Gundjian Post Artsakh war, Armenians everywhere, and more particularly in Armenia, anxiously look for novel ideas and undertakings that could inspire hope and confidence towards the future of the[...]

It looks like all around the globe, there are developments and transformations in many regions that are undergoing a reset. President Joe Biden reversed the foreign policy course set by his predecessor, Donald Trump, who led the US to[...]

By Gerald Papasian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – At the end of October last year, I left Yerevan and went to Paris for professional reasons. Television series shooting was allowed but theatres were closed along with shops,[...]

The first president of the independent Republic of Armenia, Levon Ter-Petrosian, maintains that it was the Karabakh Movement in Armenia that brought down the Berlin Wall. If there is some exaggeration in that statement, we can agree on the[...]

In his first speech at the State Department, President Joe Biden presented an outline of the new US foreign policy, beginning his speech with the following statement: “America is back, diplomacy is back at the center of our foreign[...]

Dear Editor: With utter bafflement, I read Jirair Libaridian’s response to my opinion piece of February 3. I could not imagine a more comprehensive and systematic distortion of my arguments. From the very first sentence, where Libaridian[...]

Dear Editor: I read with deep sadness Vahan Zanoyan’s article “Realism, Vision and Defeatism: Right and Wrong Lessons from the War” (Armenian Mirror-Spectator, February 3, 2021). Zanoyan argues that the first president Levon[...]

To the Editor: How did we get here? Individually we’re top notch professionals, businessmen/women but as a people we seem to go two steps forward and one step back. We’re victims of one crisis after another with no victories in sight[...]