13 March 2017

3626) Armenian-Americans

By Maggie Lewis,
Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
NOVEMBER 20, 1980

"Kevork Donabedian, editor of the Armenian Weekly and a 30-year ARF member, sits at his desk in the Hairenik ("homeland") building in Boston behind two miniature crossed Armenian flags and states the party's aim simply: "to get a free, united, independent Armenia."

Ask about the cars that were blown up and the Turkish diplomats that were killed recently by terrorist groups demanding the same thing, and he replies, "As an Armenian, I never condone terrorism, but there must be a reason behind this." His reason is frustration with the Turkish government and other nations, none of which will acknowledge officially that the genocide happened. The ARF is not interested in having people settle down in the diaspora, and there was talk on Armenian Martyrs' Day of the "white genocide," or losing the Armenian culture to American homogeneity." . . .

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09 March 2017

3625) Armenia: Doomed To Be A Never-Ending Issue? : Interview with Prof Hakan Özoğlu

February 2017, Diplomaatia

Diplomaatia is the largest foreign and security policy monthly in the Baltics, where international relations and current events are analyzed by Estonia's best foreign policy analysts and leading international thinkers.

Armenia: Doomed to be a Never-ending Issue?
Hille Hanso

Hille Hanso interviews Professor Hakan Özoğlu, Ph.D, Professor of History and Director of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Central Florida. His research interests include the power struggle in the modern Republic of Turkey after WWI, US involvement in the Middle East through Turkey since the Great War, and Kurdish Nationalism in the Ottoman Empire. . . .

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16 February 2017

3624) ASALA In Occupied Azerbaijani Lands: Armenian Terrorist’s Confession

6 January 2017
The Armenian terrorist group known as the Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) has penetrated in Armenia’s security services and army, according to ASALA member Mardiros Jamgotchian.

Jamgotchian, who committed a terrorist attack in 1981 against an employee of the Turkish Consulate in Geneva, said in an interview with the Swiss magazine L'Hebdo that after 35 years, he still doesn’t regret committing his crime.

He enthusiastically and in detail described his crime in his interview.

The ASALA member doesn’t conceal the fact that after being released from a Geneva prison and coming back to Armenia, he began to maintain close relations with Armenian security services.
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12 February 2017

3623) Inside Story: How British Foreign Office Instigated "The Armenian Massacre" Of 1915 To Promote Its Great War

Roger Casement on how the British Foreign Office instigated "the Armenian massacre" of 1915 to promote its Great War.
Casement, who worked with Sir Edward Grey, knew the inside story.
Pat Walsh

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