Harut Sassounian: Trump: A Coward on the Armenian Genocide Like Obama, Bush Jr., Clinton, and Bush Sr.

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Pres. Donald Trump issued last week his third April 24 statement “on Armenian Remembrance Day.” And for three years in a row he did not muster the courage to use the correct term — genocide — to describe the annihilation of 1.5 million innocent Armenian men, women, […]

By Denying the Armenian Genocide, Turkish Leaders Publicize it Even More

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com More than a century after the mass crime of Genocide against Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks, most Turks still feel self-conscious as April 24 approaches and whenever someone refers to their Crime Against Humanity! Many Turkish officials and journalists feel compelled to defend their country’s tarnished reputation by […]

Close interaction of Alans with Huns, Khazars and Kipchaks

Tracing the Alanian history, it is not difficult to notice that they cooperated most closely with Türks, at first with Sarmatians and Sarmatian people, Roxolans (in Türkish – Uraksy Alans, ‘Alans-farmers’), Siraks (i.e. Sary-ak people ‘white – yellow’, ancestors of Cumans), Aorses (Aor-Awar-Avars, -os is a Greek ending), Yazygs (Türks – Uzes). All historians admit […]

Pashinyan Passes First Political Test In the International Arena

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Last week, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan made his first appearance at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, France. Pashinyan gave an impressive speech to the representatives of 47 European countries. Even more impressive were the Prime Minister’s answers to their dozen […]

is Turkey and an armed system completely independent from the NATO possible?

Why should Turkey buy the S-400 and have an armed system independent from the USA? 6:16  April 1, 2019 2288 Experts: Mehmet Perincek Turkish-American relations have never been in such a crisis. The causes of this crisis are clear: – US support for Kurdish separatists and its plan for a great Kurdistan. – The role […]

Armenia’s Leaders Take Strong Positions Against US & Azerbaijan

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com The most noteworthy Armenian foreign policy development of the week was supposed to be the first negotiating session between Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev over the Artsakh conflict. But since there was no breakthrough in these negotiations, we shall focus our attention […]

Pres. Trump has no Right to Give The Syrian Golan Heights to Israel

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com Ever since Trump became President of the United States he has ignored both U.S. and international laws. A few months ago, National Security Adviser John Bolton surprisingly announced that if the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigated any wrongdoing by American soldiers in Afghanistan, the U.S. government would […]

Church Saves AGBU Center in Toronto In a Last Minute Financial Arrangement

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier www.TheCaliforniaCourier.com This week’s article is about a major controversy in the Armenian community of Toronto, Canada, which has been fortunately resolved for now. On October 30, 2018, the AGBU Toronto Chapter issued a statement, announcing that it could no longer afford to pay its Center’s operational cost which […]

Why Turkey’s export rise is hard to sustain

Article Summary A heavy reliance on imported inputs to manufacture goods for export casts a shadow on Turkey’s hype about headway in foreign trade. REUTERS/Nir Elias A truck is driven off a Turkish freighter, docked at Haifa port in northern Israel, Feb. 17, 2014. As Turkey’s March 31 local elections draw nearer, debates over the […]