Opinion

By Loris Chobanian Numerous University Scholars who have studied the scourge of Genocide and mass murder have come to the conclusion and discovered that whereas humans sympathize and have compassion for single individuals who have been[...]

In early August 2013, Islamic State managed to overcome Kurdish forces and conquer the town of Sinjar, near Mosul in northern Iraq, where one of the largest concentrations of Yazidis in the world was located. What happened next —[...]

By Raffi Elliot The Armenian capital has been rocked by two weeks of continued civil disobedience which began on July 17, as 30 armed veterans, calling themselves “Sasna Dzrer” after the Armenian epic of the same name, crashed a[...]

What follows is a reflection by Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, on the visit of Pope Francis to Armenia in June 2016. “I have greatly desired to visit this beloved land, your[...]

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[...]