By Edmond Y. Azadian   While Armenia is undergoing an internal political transformation, it has to preserve its international relations and project its voice and concerns in international forums. There is no peace on Armenia’s[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Erdogan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the Muslim minorities[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The US has been warning its Turkish ally to stop the carnage in Afrin, Syria, where Kurds are battling the invaders. The European Union has passed a resolution condemning Turkey’s actions in Syria. Germany has halted[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian   President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has extended his particular brand of “olive branch” to Syria. Since the days of Noah, the olive branch has been synonymous with peace, or a peace initiative. But that[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian     Sarkis Hatsbanian was a tragic hero. He was born in Turkey but he had a life full of adventure to avenge the Armenian Genocide. He combined his erudition with the spirit of a revolutionary and he[...]

By David Minie   Twice each year, my thoughts turn to the Armenian Genocide. On April 24, the anniversary date of the 1915 massacres orchestrated by the Turkish government. And on January 27, when 45 years ago Gourgen Yanikian[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Sarkis Hatsbanian, Karabakh war veteran, political commentator and activist, passed away last week in Lyon, France. He was only 55. Born in Adiyaman, southeastern Turkey and former Cilicia, he had left for France in 1980[...]

By Armine Hovhannissian I admire successful people. They inspire me. Everyone has their own definition of “success.” I define success as someone who has reached their full potential, or at least uncovered the need towards progress.[...]

  By Edmond Y. Azadian   The former president of the Committee of Cultural Relations with Armenians Abroad, Vartkes Hamazaspian, a historian in his own right, once said, “Look at the irony of destiny; the survivors of a once[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan A recent column in the Armenian Mirror-Spectator (“Intolerance Toward ‘the Other’” by Raffi Bedrosyan) reported on a   shocking event that happened in Turkey during the inhumation of a non-Turkish[...]