Tag: Turkey-Armenia

  • Armenian “Settled History Syndrome”: An affliction that runs deep in the media

    So, I was a “Genocide denier,” and Armenian “genocide” was a settled history, the arbiter presumably being the all-knowing International Association of Genocide Scholars. Case shut. Opinions and facts brought forward by others will not change anything … The response was the embodiment of a frozen mind. Frozen in time, frozen in space. Here was another example of the “Settled History Syndrome.”

  • Open letter on Perinçek v. Switzerland case

    To wrap up, characterization of the 1915 events as “genocide” is incompatible with the definition of this term as prescribed in the 1948 U.N. Convention. “Genocide” is a legal construct, and should not be used to further political aims.

  • Istanbul to host conference on Armenia-Turkey relations

    PanARMENIAN.Net – On October 29-30, Istanbul will host a conference titled Normalization of Armenian-Turkish Relations: Revival Perspectives, according to Regional Studies Center (RSC) director. As Richard Giragosian told a news conference in Yerevan, the conference will focus on Armenia-Turkey rapprochement, prospects of furthering of bilateral ties, development dynamics of political situation in South Caucasus. The […]

  • Short-Term Politics Trumps US Strategy in the South Caucasus

    October 26, 2010 05:58 PM  Eurasia Daily Monitor, By: Vladimir Socor Center for American Progress President John Podesta in Turkey. (Daily News) A new study from the Center for American Progress, the think-tank closely linked with the Obama White House, urges the US government to adopt a new, “comprehensive policy” toward Georgia and the Russia-Georgia […]

  • One Year On, Turkey-Armenia Rapprochement Stalled

    Foreign Ministers Eduard Nalbandian of Armenia (L) and Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey sign landmark agreements to normalize Turkish-Armenian relations in Zurich. 11.10.2010 Tigran Avetisian, Suren Musayelyan One year ago, on October 10, 2009, Armenia and Turkey signed two protocols aimed at normalizing relations. The signing of what many political pundits termed a “historic” deal took […]