By Dalia Karpel (Haaretz daily (Weekend Issue), Jerusalem January 23, 1998) Half a year ago historian Bernard Lewis incurred a huge insult in Israel. The Tel Aviv municipality changed its mind to bestow on him honorary citizenship because of his statements in the French paper "Le Monde" which were interpreted as denial of the Armenian genocide [...]
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By Ambassador (Ret.) Bilal N. Simsir (From Proceedings of Symposium on Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey(1912-1926), Bogazici University Publications, Istanbul, 1984, pp. 26-41) Immediately following the First World War, when the Allied armies occupied Istanbul and other key parts of the Ottoman Empire, several hundred prominent Turks were arrested. Then, one night in May [...]
By Ayhan Ozer* To validate a spurious genocide allegations, the Armenians curry favor with the Jewish people, and manipulate the Holocaust tragedy to gain some undeserved recognition from this uniquely Jewish experience. Historical evidences point to a devious Armenian collusion with Hitler to exterminate the Jews during WW II. Today, no matter how much the Armenians [...]
By Ayhan Ozer* Armenian Terrorism On 27 January 1973, the Armenians in the United States as well as around the world launched a brutal terrorism campaign against the Turks and the Turkish institutions to validate forcibly a mythical genocide believed only by themselves. through boold-shed and violence. That day, an old Armenian man by the name [...]
By Ayhan Ozer* On 27 January 1973, the Armenians in the United States as well as around the world launched a brutal terrorism campaign against the Turks and the Turkish institutions to validate forcibly a mythical genocide believed only by themselves through blood-shed and violence. That day, an old Armenian man by the name Yanikian invited [...]
By Ayhan Ozer* In 1919, British officials deported some 140 Turks to Malta to be tried on various charges of war crimes. The following article explains the proceedings until all deportees were returned to their homeland upon lack of evidence. During the years of 1919-1920, when victorious British armies occupied the Ottoman capital Istanbul, hundreds of [...]
By Professor Malcolm E. Yapp* The following are excerpts from his commentary on The History of the Armenian Genocide by Vahakn N. Dadrian. "...The key issue, Dadrian contends is the genocidal nature of the massacres and this issue supersedes all others. The book is therefore a further contribution to the campaign waged by Armenian writers in [...]
By Professor Justin McCarthy (First Presented During A Conference at Yeditepe University, Istanbul) Historians should love the truth. A historian has a duty to try to write only the truth. Before historians write they must look at all relevant sources. They must examine their own prejudices, then do all they can to insure that those prejudices [...]
By Professor Justin McCarthy (Turkish Grand National Assembly, March 24, 2005) THE HISTORY Ottoman Provinces Conflict between the Turks and the Armenians was not inevitable. The two peoples should have been friends. When World War I began, the Armenians and Turks had been living together for 800 years. The Armenians of Anatolia and Europe had been [...]
By Professor Justin McCarthy (First presented during a conference at the Atatürk University, Erzurum - September 2002) I am very pleased to be in Erzurum today. I am especially glad to be among my colleagues, the professors of Atatürk Üniversitesi, who have done so much to investigate the massacres of the Turks of Erzurum and to [...]