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Press Releases and News

ATAA Condemns Russian Aggression in Syria

Russian airstrikes in Syria which began in late September killed more civilians than Islamic State militants and took their biggest toll among rebel forces battling President Bashar Al-Assad. read

ATAA Expresses Urgency Regarding Growing Anger
and Violence Against Muslims in France

Following ISIS terror attacks in Paris last Friday, in which 132 were killed, violent extremists in the French nationalist movement took to the streets. The most recent attack occurred against a Turkish Restaurant, as three gunmen waving French flags from a vehicle, stopped in front, as one jumped out and shot the owner, a French-born Turkish man aged 30. read

. ATAA Celebrates the 32nd Anniversary of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
. ATAA Condemns Deadly Terror Attacks in Paris
. TASC's Open Letter to President Obama
. ATAA Remembers Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
ATAA Celebrates the 92nd Anniversary of the Turkish Republic 
ATAA Welcomes European Grand Chamber Decision on Armenian Allegation

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Professor Aziz Sancar
MD, PhD, Biochemistry and Biophysics,
UNC-Chapel Hill, Cancer Genetics

Dr. Aziz Sancar is Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He was born in Savur-Mardin, Turkey in 1946. He obtained his primary andsecondary education in Savur and Mardin and received an M.D. degree
in 1969 from Istanbul University School of Medicine. Continue

Former Starturks
| StarTurk: Goals and Policy

TSK Mehmetçik Vakfı'na Bağış Kampanyası

ATAA'nın Değerli Üyeleri, Türk Amerikalılar ve Türkiye'nin Dostları: Yoğun PKK terörünün yaşandığı Türkiye'mizin bölünmez bütünlüğünü birlik ve beraberliğini savunmak ve kollamak için canlarını hiçe sayarak bu uğurda Şehit olan evlatlarımıza Tanrı'dan rahmet,  gazilerimize acil şifalar diliyoruz. Bu vesile ile şehit ve gazilerimizin ailelerine  ve çocuklarına kısmen yardımcı olabilmek için sizleri TSK Mehmetçik Vakfı'na bağış yapmaya çağırıyoruz. devam

Outside the Box

Trouble Brewing for Turkey in US House of Representativesby Mark Meirowitz
Prof. Turkkay Ataov's Lecture on Armenian Revolt
Turkey's PM Speaks to Security Conference re Armenian Claims
Interview with ATAA President Ergun Kirlikovali by Mert Turkoglu
USLifeMag Interview with Ergun Kirlikovali
Maxime Gauin: The Convergent Analysis of Russian, British, French, and American Officials Regarding the Armenian Volunteers (1914-1922)
Past President Gunay Evinch: France is “criminalizing thought”
Maxime Gauin: ASALA’s Day In The French National Assembly
Mark Meirowitz: Genocide’ in Armenia is not for Israel to decide
Maxime Gauin: Resisting Nicolas Sarkozy
President Kirlikovali: France is sorry for causing Armenian blood to be spilled
Maxime Gauin: Mr. Sarkozy is Making a Miscalculation
Javid J. Huseynov: Christmas onslaught by ethnic interest groups in France
President-Elect Mehmet Celebi's interview on WBEZ 91.5
President-elect Mehmet Celebi's interview on Al Jazeera
Past President Gunay Evinch, Bloomberg HT interview

Reference Center


Dr. Şükrü Elekdağ: Tarihsel Gerçekler ve Uluslararası
Hukuk Işığında Ermeni Soykırımı İddiası

ATAA Armenian Terrorism Report [pdf]
The Case of Mourad Topallian and the JCAG Terror Group [read]

ATAA Armenian Research Committee, Position Paper 1,
Review of "A Shameful Act", Taner Akcam (ATAA, April 2007); [pdf]

Book Review by Yucel Guclu, Mediterranean Quarterly
(Summer 2007) "The Armenian Rebellion at Van", Justin McCarthy, Esat Arslan, CemalettinTaskiran, Omer Turan, (The University of Utah Press, 2006). [pdf]

Bernard Lewis Distinguishes Armenian Case from Holocaust
Video Statement By Prof. Bernard Lewis Of Princeton University:
No Armenian Genocide [video] [pdf]

  A group of multi-national intellectuals ranging from diverse backgrounds like medical doctors, engineers, lawyers, computer scientists, and historians from Europe, USA and Turkey have agreed on the dissemination of attached articles to set the record straight regarding the false Armenian allegations.

White Paper [pdf] | Misrepresentations [pdf]


• Drug Smuggling as Main Source of PKK Terrorism read
• The Armenian Allegation of Genocide: FACTS by ATAA [read]
• Armenian-Turkish Conflict by Prof. Justin McCarthy [read]
• An Armenian and Muslim Tragedy? by Bruce Fein [read]
• Pursuing the Just Cause of Their People by Michael M. Gunter [read]
• Anatolia 1915: Turks Died, Too by Justin McCarthy [read]
• ATAA Remembers the Victims of Armenian Terrorism [read]

• Armenian-Azerbaijan Conflict [more]
• Occupation of Azerbaijan [read]
• Khojali Tragedy Remembered [read]


Turkey's PM Speaks to Security Conference re Armenian Claims
Armenian Fabrications
Armenian Terror
The Genocide of Truth
Institute for Armenian Research
Tall Armenian Tale
Edward Tashji
Armenian Issue
American-Turkish Claims Settlement: Under Dec 24, 1923 Agreement


What is PKK?
PKK´s Involvement in Drug Trafficking
Is There A "Kurdish Question" in Turkey?

PKK: The Worst Enemy of Kurdish Interests by Maxime Gauin
Children of Terror: The Case of the PKK by Sedat Laçiner
Drug Smuggling as Main Source of PKK Terrorism by Sedat Laçiner

PKK- TAK: Blind Nihilist Terror by Ihsan Bal
PKK: The Worst Enemy of Kurdish Interests
Children of Terror: The Case of the PKK

• An Admission of Exclusion by Guler Koknar[read]
• ATAA Statement on Cyprus for European Subcommittee [read]
• Attempted Genocide... in Cyprus by Michael Stephen [read]

What's New
Take Action: Call Your Representative! - Urge Them to Cosponsor H.Res. 484
E-Newsletter-Oct. Issue

Useful info
Suggested Links
Şükrü Elekdağ: "Ermenistan bunu değerlendirmeli"
Armenian Allegations
and Historical Facts
A Brief Overview on Karabakh History from Past to Today
Osmanlı Hariciyesinde
Bir Ermeni Nazır: Gabriyel Noradunkyan Efendi

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