Topic: edmond azadian

By Edmond Y. Azadian On March 21, the occupation of the Armenian town of Kessab in Syria, by Al Nusra terrorists was simply another episode for the world media watchers. But for the 2,000 Armenian residents of the town who were evacuated[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian If anyone tries to convince you that the Cold War is over, take that statement with a grain of salt. The Cold War is continuing, if not intensifying. After the collapse of the Soviet Empire, the West rushed in to fill[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Spain is making amends to the Sephardic Jews expelled more than 500 years ago, during the height of the Spanish Inquisition. The Spanish parliament is about to approve a bill which will offer citizenship to anyone[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The Middle East and the Caucasus are in political flux; events are moving at a dizzying pace and those left behind these developments stand to be losers. Major powers certainly have their role in this calculated[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian During a recent trip to Armenia, President Vladimir Putin of Russia was met with hostile demonstrations by some groups who genuinely believe in Armenia’s adherence to Europe and by other groups acting as surrogates[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Many nations celebrate the glorious events of their history, Armenians tend to commemorate the more dismal pages of their past  — the fall of the city of Ani to Seljuks, the Genocide, the earthquake and other chains[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian “Am I the last poet? Am I the last singer of my country?” wondered the poet Vahan Teryan in the aftermath of the Genocide. It was a doomsday situation which led the poet to such a degree of desperation. Armenia[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian The presidential election in Georgia is not only significant for the Georgians, but also for its neighbors in Armenia and the entire region. Georgian Dream is a political coalition put together by the Georgian[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Serving as a geopolitical bridge of NATO structure between Europe and the Middle East, Turkey improved its economy and international image to a point where Ottomanist ambitions were resurrected once more. The duo of[...]

By Edmond Azadian It is a delightful autumn night in Yerevan. Streets are bustling with people. Families are strolling along boulevards and the city lights create an idyllic atmosphere. The illuminated city floats like a love boat in the[...]