Opinion

By Raffi Elliot There is still no universal consensus on how to define the series of military actions between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces during the first week of April. Is it an escalation of a dormant hetero conflict? A spike in[...]

By Chris Bohjalian     Last Friday morning, Rep. Jim Costa placed a wreath in Fresno, California’s Masis Ararat Cemetery at the grave of an Armenian who died peacefully in San Francisco 56 years ago. Most Americans are more[...]

By Vito Nicastro     On April 23, in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, an historic event took place. There have been ecumenical services commemorating the Armenian Genocide before and that is good; this one was unique in the way[...]

By Jivan Meguerditchian On a rainy night last April, I remember going down to the garage and seeing my grandparents sitting on the edge of brown leather chairs watching the Armenian news channels in front of the extra television my family[...]

By Samuel Ramani In February, the Russian air force announced that MiG-29 fighters and other sophisticated aircraft were headed to Armenia, to a Russian base 25 miles from the Turkish border. Moscow promised Yerevan a $200 million weapons[...]

By David L. Phillips and Van Krikorian Violent conflict erupted in Nagorno-Karabagh (NK) on April 2, killing hundreds. Azerbaijan violated a cease-fire that had been in place since 1994. The situation remains extremely volatile, despite a[...]

By David L. Phillips and Van Krikorian Violent conflict erupted in Nagorno-Karabagh (NK) on April 2, killing hundreds. Azerbaijan violated a cease-fire that had been in place since 1994. The situation remains extremely volatile, despite a[...]

By Stephen Kurkjian For the Armenian people who have long had to suffer the world’s indifference to the attempt to extinguish them a century ago, there was a moment last April when all the frustrations and tribulations of that sad[...]

By Raffi Elliott Special to the Mirror-Spectator Recent media attention over a new wave of Syrian-Armenians leaving Armenia in for new beginnings in Canada has sparked renewed concern about the state’s ability to integrate its refugees[...]

By Stefan Ihrig One day in the winter of 1941, as he “walked through the streets of the Warsaw Ghetto,” Hermann Wygoda, “Ghetto smuggler,” tried to make sense of what was happening to him and the people around him: “I wondered[...]

By Christopher J. Walker Who were Prince Metternich and Viscount Castlereagh, and what part, if any, did they play in shaping the Armenian Genocide? They were the two men — one an Austrian prince-diplomat, and the other an Anglo-Irish[...]