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
UNESCO defines literacy as :”the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create and communicate, using printed and written materials associated with varying contexts”. The historical and political context of adult literacy in TurkeyFevziye Sayilan &Ahmet Yildiz Abstract The aim of this article is to analyse the development of adult literacy education in Turkey in a historical… Okumaya devam et Adult literacy in Turkey
Joint Statement on Afghanistan Evacuation Travel AssurancesMEDIA NOTEOFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 29, 2021 The text of the following statement was released initially by the Governments of the United States of America, Albania, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the… Okumaya devam et Afghanistan Evacuation
Subject: 2021 UN HIGH LEVEL FORUM ON THE CULTURE OF PEACE on 7 September 2021.Date: 2021-08-31 21:53From: “ANWARUL K. CHOWDHURY” Dear co-activists — As you know, the President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly has convened this year’s UN High Level Forum onThe Culture of Peace on Tuesday 7 September 2021. It would consist of an in-person… Okumaya devam et THE CULTURE OF PEACE
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
With the rise of genetic studies of human history over the last two decades, criticism has arisen among the disciplines traditionally concerned with this subject, i.e. anthropology, archaeology and history. This criticism is concerned with the biological construct of historical communities – whether they be called tribes, (ethnic) groups, migrants or populations – that neglects… Okumaya devam et Genetic History and Identity: The Case of Turkey
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
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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
15 Time Guinness World Record Holder, Erden Eruç Charts New Territory On Epic Adventure – Westbound Rower For Immediate Release 15 Time Guinness World Record Holder,Erden Eruç Charts New Territory On Epic Adventure –Westbound Rower No Engine, No Sails, Just Raw Human Power. Gig Harbor, WA, June 19, 2021 – The first person to circumnavigate… Okumaya devam et Eruç Charts New Territory On Epic Adventure
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