By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Here we go again. Back in 2009, Pres. Serzh Sargsyan engaged in a misguided effort to sign an agreement with Turkey ostensibly to open the mutual border. Even though Armenians around the world strongly objected to the scheme, Pres. Sargsyan kept insisting that he was right and everyone… Okumaya devam et Pashinyan Should not Follow Sargsyan’s Mistaken Policy on Relations with Turkey
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Another appropriate title would have been, “Parliamentarians fiddle while Armenia burns,” which is my version of the well-known historic phrase, “Nero fiddles while Rome burns,” referring to Emperor Nero’s inaction during a massive fire in Rome. This is the tragic situation in Armenia. After losing a major portion of… Okumaya devam et Armenian Parliamentarians Brawl While the Barbarians are the Gates
AMERIKA TURK TOPLUMUNU TEMELDEN SARSAN DOGRU BIR KARAR From: Tulay Tashkent <firstname.lastname@example.org> Saygıdeğer Türk Toplumu,Değerli Büyüklerimiz ve Atatürk Okulu Ailemiz,Öncelikle 30 Ağustos Zafer Bayramı’mızın 99 . yıldönümü şimdiden kutlu olsun .Ay yıldızlı bayrağımız altında özgürce yaşamamızı kanları ve canları pahasına sağlayan başta cumhuriyetimizin kurucusu, Ulu Önder Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk olmak üzere kahraman gazilerimizi ve… Okumaya devam et TOPLUMU SARSAN KARAR
Candidate for Governor of Virginia,A Turkish Lobbyist, Should be DefeatedBy Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Washington Free Beacon online newspaper published on Aug. 20, 2021 an article by Chuck Ross, titled: “Turkey Paid McAuliffe’s Firm to Lobby US Against Recognition of Armenian Genocide.” Terry McAuliffe is the Democratic Party candidate for governor of the… Okumaya devam et Sassounian’s column of Aug. 26, 2021
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com I just became aware that the Government of Turkey banned Armenian aircraft from overflying its air space as of a year ago. This was disclosed earlier this month by Hetq.am website’s investigative reporter Vahe Sarukhanyan. I was surprised to hear this news. How could it be that the Turkish… Okumaya devam et Turkey Banned Armenian Overflights; Why Didn’t Armenia Reciprocate?
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The Armenian National Committee of Greece sent a letter to the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias complaining about the Greek Ambassador’s propaganda tour of occupied Shushi, orchestrated by the government of Azerbaijan. The Foreign Minister responded by making lame excuses for the Ambassador’s appalling behavior. Here is what the… Okumaya devam et Greek Foreign Minister Makes Excuses for Ambassador’s Propaganda Tour of Shushi
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated one of the largest mosques in the United States in April 2016. It is officially called the Diyanet Center of America (DCA), a massive complex that is located on 17 acres in Lanham, Maryland, just 15 miles from Washington, DC. Turkey’s Directorate of… Okumaya devam et Erdogan’s Huge Mosque Near WashingtonIs a Trojan Horse for Turkey’s Interests
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The U.S. Department of State declassified on March 24, 2021 a ‘secret’ government cable, under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The cable described the extensive efforts made by the Clinton administration in late October 2000 to block the vote in the House of Representatives on a resolution… Okumaya devam et Secret State Dept. Cable Reveals Shameful U.S. Pressure on Armenia’s Leaders
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier A scandalous propaganda tour was organized on July 9-10, 2021 by Azerbaijan’s despotic government to occupied Shushi and Hadrut to display “proudly” to foreign ambassadors its barbaric attack on the civilian population of Artsakh and partial destruction of one of its most sacred Armenian cathedrals. Before I present… Okumaya devam et Greece Must Recognize Artsakh to Atone For its Envoy’s PR Tour of Shushi
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Several Azeri websites claimed that Armenians in Azerbaijan sent last October, in the midst of the Artsakh War, an appeal to “Catholicos Karekin II, Armenians of the world, and Armenians in Karabagh.” One of the Azeri websites (Report News Agency) alleged that the “appeal was signed by a group… Okumaya devam et Exposing the Fake Appeal Allegedly Sent by Baku Armenians to Catholicos
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Michael Balestra, Special Agent of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, submitted a 16-page sworn affidavit on June 21, 2021 to Judge Jennifer Boal against Arif Ugur, a Turkish national, requesting that an arrest warrant be issued. Ugur was accused of: 1) Conspiring to export defense technical data… Okumaya devam et United States Arrests Turkish National For Exporting Defense Data to Turkey
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The snap parliamentary elections have been tumultuous. A lot has been written and said about the candidates in these elections as to who should lead Armenia in light of the recent devastating war, dismal condition of the people, and threats against the territorial integrity of Armenia and Artsakh. Nikol… Okumaya devam et The People in Armenia Have Spoken Whether we Like it or not!
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com On November 18, 2020, a few days after the end of the Artsakh War, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan published a roadmap of promised actions in the following six-months. The Prime Minister also promised that “In June 2021 I will deliver the performance report of this roadmap, and the public… Okumaya devam et Pashinyan’s Six-Month Roadmap of Promises:What Was Completed and What Was Not?
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Armenia’s current leaders blame previous leaders whenever something goes wrong in the country. After they lost the war, they blamed it on the previous presidents. They do not take any responsibility for their own shortcomings, even though they have been in power now for three years. While the previous… Okumaya devam et Armenia’s Leaders Ignored Investor’s OfferTo Build Military Vehicles Before the War
By Harut SassounianPublisher, The California Courierwww.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is completely ignorant about economics, met with the Chief Executive Officers of 26 major American companies and told them many falsehoods about the Turkish economy. The reality is that the Turkish economy is bankrupt and millions of Turkish citizens are on the verge of… Okumaya devam et Top Economist Exposes Erdogan’s Untrue Statements on Bankrupt Turkish Economy
By Harut SassounianPublisher,www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com It is commonly stated that politics is similar to prostitution. There is no morality, just interests. However, there is also something called hypocrisy. While it is true that individuals or nations can get away with any kind of unscrupulous behavior for a while, but eventually it catches up with them and they… Okumaya devam et Azerbaijan and Turkey on Opposite Sides Of İsraeli-Palestinian Conflict
By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com While it was widely publicized that Russia attempted to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, very little was reported about similar meddling by Turkey. The US National Intelligence Council (NIC) released on March 15, 2021 a declassified report which confirmed Turkish hackers’ cyber-attack in the 2020… Okumaya devam et Turkish Group Hacked Biden’s WebsiteTo Undermine His Presidential Election