The Chinese adage that crisis creates opportunity has given a new lease on life to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and Turkey itself. The dramatic decline of the Turkish economy and dimming of hopes for Erdogan’s[...]

Russia’s war rhetoric has been overtaken by the explosion of bombs as the country unleashes a full-scale war in Ukraine, although Moscow defines it as “special military operations.” The terminology makes little difference to the[...]

By Michael Rubin WASHINGTON (washingtonexaminer.com) — Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden famously said, “When people see a strong horse and a weak horse, by nature, they will like the strong horse.” To bin Laden, President[...]

By David Amiryan The 2020 war in Nagorno-Karabakh (NK) between Armenia and Azerbaijan that left thousands dead did not put an end to the longest conflict in region. Active hostilities have largely stopped, given the presence of Russian[...]

While the West views, sometimes with sarcasm and at other times with apprehension, the Kremlin’s efforts to revive the former Soviet Union in a different shape or form, it allows Turkey to continue its global plan to bring Turkic nations[...]

The new world order, following the fall of the Soviet Union, is still taking shape. That is why many aftershocks are continuing to shake up international relations. Amongst those aftershocks are the breakup of former Yugoslavia, the Arab[...]

By Hovel Chenorhokian Seda Aznavour sings (here): “There is fire in Paradise, in my Paradise, in Lebanon I wish the whole world loved my Paradise, my Lebanon But many were jealous of you, Lebanon My beloved Lebanon, you were the hearth[...]

By Avo Piroyan The relationship between the Armenian diaspora and Armenia has overall been disjointed for many years and has not improved in recent years. The charity-based model of diaspora participation does not and cannot guarantee[...]

During the Soviet period, Azerbaijan was the butt of many jokes. Such jokes were produced supposedly by the “Armenian Radio.” One such joke goes like this: A citizen calls the Armenian Radio to ask why Armenia does not have a Ministry[...]

By Vahan Zanoyan The resources of the entire Armenian nation are required to pull Armenia out of the severe crisis created by the defeat in the 44-day war. In fact, it is not difficult to imagine that had the resources of the entire[...]

By Souren A. Israelyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The Second Karabakh War and its aftermath left undeniably deep wounds for the Republic of Armenia and the Armenian nation spread throughout the world. The wounds have not fully healed[...]