I re-read Dr Guenter Lewy’s book after learning that the 85-year-old Professor (born in 1923) would be making a presentation at the Springfield Public Library in NJ following the showing of Marty Callagan’s documentary “Armenian Revolt” on April 20, Sunday. This time, I also read the footnotes, over 1240, and...
April 13 – 19 is the “National Library Week” in the USA which was also celebrated in Turkey in early April. There were only a few articles about the event in Turkey, such as the assessment by Dogan Hizlan in Hurriyet, and, as far as the public is concerned,...
It seems that Turkey is up against the whole world in trying to convince them that the death of Armenians, following their rebellions before and during the First World War and their re-location in 1915, can not be labelled as genocide and that hundreds of thousands of Moslems and...
A Panel Presentation at Bilgi University, Istanbul.  Organized by the Human Rights Association of Istanbul  24 April 2008 A first was accomplished in Turkey today when Ara Sarafian, the President of the Gomidas Institue in England (1) and the main speaker at the Panel, told the audience that he was...
Genocide Recognition: Continuing a Flawed Political Strategy By Michael Mensoian Part I I want to believe that every Armenian hopes for the day when the Turkish leadership acknowledges that the uprooting and murder of some 1.5 million Armenians was a genocide. (1) Good men and women, highly motivated and...
Turkey is concerned that the Armenian genocide resolution which has been submitted to the US House of Representatives several times in the past will pass due to Nancy Pelosi, the new Democratic speaker of the House. However, I don't think there is any major significance if the law is passed...
Link for videos and replies: http://armenians-1915.blogspot.com/2011/05/3258-famous-turks-speaking-about.html AGHET   Part I : Subtitles & Comments by Sukru S. Aya  (For more refer to above link) Part 1: Diverse people, not all identified making statements) 00:00:07 The Turkish government is convinced that the Armenians never underwent a genocide R: What legal court’s verdict convinced you that...
UNESCO has declared 2008 as the Willam Saroyan Year in honour of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author on his 100th birthday which is being celebrated in California and other cities across the USA. The Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism has announced plans to open a museum in Bitlis where his...
This is a 702-page monumental book with everything that one may want to know about the alleged Armenian genocide and the Turkish-Armenian relations over the years, mostly based on non-Turkish sources. It is also a must reading for anyone who wants to write about this controversial issue and plans...
This is a book about World War II, which has been presented to the world as the West’s greatest triumph, between 1939 and 1945, lasting for six years. Niall Fergusson, however, presents the view that the war was actually the result of the fifty-year struggle between rival empires, waged...