The Syrian Refugees Coming Home to Armenia

A century ago, they fled to escape the genocide in the collapsing Ottoman Empire. Now these ethnically Armenian Syrians are trying to make a new home in their old country.

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Armenia Is Literally Joining Forces With Russia

The United States will pay for improved Armenian elections. That doesn't mean Armenia will rotate away from Russia.

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It seems that not everyone likes those tough-minded ‘Military History’ reviews

Remember last month I said how much I like the no-holds-barred reviews in The Journal of Military History? Well, it turns out that not everyone agrees — especially some of those getting reviewed.


What a Genocide 100 Years Ago Reveals About the War in Syria Today

2015 Global Thinkers Ara Oshagan, Levon Parian, and Vahagn Thomasian discuss how the world hasn’t changed since the slaughter of their Armenian ancestors.


The Recent Protests in Armenia Didn’t Address the Country’s Crippling Dependence on Moscow

The recent protests in Armenia didn’t address the country’s crippling dependence on Moscow. But sooner or later that will have to change.


Sentenced to Death from Thousands of Miles Away

On Tuesday, Muammar al-Qaddafi's son was sentenced to death in absentia. He's not the only one who's escaped a death sentence by not attending his own trial.


#ElectricYerevan Protesters Give Cops the Finger Amid Showdown Over Rate Hike

Despite a violent crackdown by police in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, protests over energy prices continue to grow.


The Tricky Politics of the South Caucasus Come to Eurovision

Glitter, glam, and ethnic nationalism: The tricky politics of the South Caucasus come to Eurovision.

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Ever Again

We know a lot about genocide. So why do we keep letting it happen?


Denial Keeps the Armenian Genocide Alive

Armenians can’t put the genocide behind them while Turks deny their responsibility — and the United States turns a blind eye.

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