Let’s begin by saying that we are proud to have a free and independent Armenia. That our country has been able to survive a brutal baptism, overcoming the devastating Spitak earthquake in 1988 during the waning days of the Soviet Union and the catastrophic collapse of its economy when the Bolshevi...Read More →
If anything, Raffi Hovanissian should be commended for entering the political wars again. Unfortunately, little has changed during the intervening months since the presidential election in February 2013. The opposition political parties are still committed to a let’s-wait-and-see-what-happens ...Read More →
Seldom does the Sarkisian Administration do anything that elicits a favorable comment. However, the apparent shift in President Sarkisian’s approach to reclaiming our historic Western Armenia lands was a distinct surprise, and long overdue. Evidently the prosecutor general of Armenia, Aghvan Hovse...Read More →
Well, Armen, you remember the election for president and the election for the city council that took place here in Yerevan. I do, medz hayrik [grandfather]. I walked with you to the polling place. That you did, my Armen. Well, we have gone through a sad and disappointing 10 weeks—70 days to be exa...Read More →
The Armenian Weekly April 2013 Magazine This year will mark the 98th anniversary of the genocide of the Armenian nation by the Ottoman-Turkish government. During the waning days of the Great War (World War I), this barbaric plan, which actually began in the fall of 1914, erupted on April 24, 1915 in...Read More →
Let’s see if we can view the situation in Armenia objectively. There can be no question that the three administrations that have governed Armenia since its independence in 1991 have failed to keep faith with the Armenian people. At the same time, let us not absolve any political party from its...Read More →
The reports from Armenia are both heartening and disappointing. How can it be both? Indications are that there is a palpable dissatisfaction on the part of the electorate that is rippling throughout the country. Only time will tell whether this can properly be referred to as a groundswell of voter d...Read More →
Lately a spate of articles have appeared lamenting the general malaise that has engulfed Armenia. Should we feign surprise or should we be honest and acknowledge the why of it all? An objective appraisal of what may be properly referred to as a political miasma can be laid at the feet of the politic...Read More →
The Feb. 18, 2013 Armenian presidential elections had only a handful of political parties willing or able to oppose the reelection of President Serge Sarkisian of the Republican Party. Some political parties had decided to sit out the election rather than have their campaign fall victim to the usual...Read More →
The recent visit to Armenia by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili of Georgia may indicate a new beginning for the Armenians of Javakhk (Georgia’s Samtskhe-Javakheti region). However, the Byzantine world of international politics is part reality and part illusion. Gauging intent from what polit...Read More →
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