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Paul Saba: Lessons of the Armenian Genocide and Western Responsibility – Then and Now

The speed with which President Bush rushed to pressure Congress late last year to abandon a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide of 1915 was hardly a surprise. Maintaining good relations with Turkey – a key ally in the “war on terror” – means realpolitik will trump historical memory every time for this administration. What was Read more…

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Robert Fisk: Will Trump call Armenian genocide what it was?

There were thousands of eyewitness testimonies to these atrocities, including the burning of babies by Turkish gendarmes. And Trump, as we all know, cares very much about ‘beautiful babies’

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Robert Fisk: Turkey’s coup may have failed – but history shows that it won’t be long before another one succeeds

Too late did Erdogan realise the cost of the role he had chosen for his country – when you can no longer trust your army, there are serious issues that need to be addressed

Roxanne Dunbar-ortiz: Yes, Native Americans Were the Victims of Genocide

This paper, written under the title, “U.S. Settler-Colonialism and Genocide Policies,” was delivered at the Organization of American Historians 2015 Annual Meeting in St. Louis, MO on April 18, 2015. US policies and actions related to Indigenous peoples, though often termed “racist” or “discriminatory,” are rarely depicted as what they are: classic cases of imperialism Read more…

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Robert Fisk: If a US court acknowledges the Armenian genocide, the Government must follow suit

Incirlik is America’s forward air base in Turkey, take-off point for the US air battle against Isis. But in less than two months, a group of Armenians, all descendants of the 1915 genocide of one-and-a-half-million Christians massacred by Ottoman Turkey, will claim in a US court that the land on which America’s jets take off Read more…

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Robert Fisk: Of course Germany refused to deny the Armenian genocide

Notably Angela Merkel – who still prays that Erdogan will keep back the refugees from the EU – chose to stay absent from the vote

Joris Leverink: Armenian Heritage Under Threat: The Occupation of Camp Armen in Istanbul

As soon as the news broke that Camp Armen was under threat calls for solidarity were shared, leading to a Gezi-like occupation of the site

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Juan Cole: On How Everything Sam Harris Says about Islam is Wrong

If we take Europe over the past 20 years, separatist, right wing and leftist terrorist groups have carried out more actual terrorist operations than have Muslim or other religious groups in most years (2015 was a tragic exception)

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Robert Fisk: We Remember the Great War, While Palestinians Live It

For these refugees, still in their hovels and shacks as you read these words, the First World War never ended – not even now, today, on the hundredth anniversary of the “end” of the First World War

Gavin Lewis: Hijacking Victimhood and Demonizing Dissent

The Post 2014 Gaza Bombing Anti-Semitism Moral Panic – a Short History

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