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Turkish Diplomats Killed by Armenian Terrorists

Below are 27 attacks against Turkish diplomats by Armenian terrorists during 1980s. These events have been divided into four categories: The first are instances in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and the perpetrators were arrested, tried and convicted. The second category describes instances in which convictions were secured against perpetrators of attempted murders of Turkish [...]

Turkish Diplomats Killed by Armenian Terrorists2017-10-04T22:33:48+00:00

Who Burned Izmir?

In 1920 Izmir was given up to the Greeks by the Ottomans as part of a Peace agreement proposed by Churchill. Although intended as an allied occupation under the armistice terms, it was in fact a Greek occupation which quickly became an excuse to extend the boundaries of Greece across the Aegean in accordance with the [...]

Who Burned Izmir?2017-10-04T22:32:22+00:00

Let Historians Decide on So-called Genocide

By Professor Justin McCarthy (11 April 2001, Copyright © Turkish Daily News) Part I: Nationalists who use history have different goals. They use events from the past as weapons in their nations' battles. They have a purpose -- to triumph for their cause, and they will use anything to succeed in this goal Like other men [...]

Let Historians Decide on So-called Genocide2017-10-04T14:28:22+00:00

Dr. James L. Barton to Admiral Mark L. Bristol (1921)

Dr. Barton's reply to Ambassador Bristol. Dr. Barton talks about the Armenian lobby in the United States and their claims, which he believes are far from reality. Source: U.S. Library of Congress: 'Bristol Papers' General Correspondence Container #34. THE REPLY American Board of Commissioners For Foreign Missions Admiral Mark L. Bristol United States High Commissioner Constantinople, [...]

Dr. James L. Barton to Admiral Mark L. Bristol (1921)2017-10-04T23:09:57+00:00

Admiral Mark L. Bristol to Dr. James L. Barton (1921)

Rear Admiral Mark L. Bristol was the U.S. High Commissioner and then the first U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey between the years of 1920 and 1926. Below is his letter, dated 28 March 1921, to Dr. James L. Barton of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. As a U.S. diplomat living in [...]

Admiral Mark L. Bristol to Dr. James L. Barton (1921)2017-10-04T23:07:50+00:00

Testimony at the House International Committee by Professor Justin McCarthy

By Professor Justin McCarthy Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives. 104 Congress, 2nd Session May 15, 1996 The history of the Armenian Turkish conflict is complicated and contentious, impossible to describe accurately in statements of one-sided guilt such as the one presently before Congress. Ethnic conflict between Turks and Armenians actually began more than 100 [...]

Testimony at the House International Committee by Professor Justin McCarthy2017-10-04T23:25:39+00:00

Boghos Nubar Pasha to The Times of London (1919)

Boghos Nubar Pasha was the leader of the Armenian delegation in attendance at the Paris Peace Conference after World War I. In his letter to The Times of London, dated 30 January 1919, he openly acknowledges that it was the Armenian contributions to the allied war effort which led to their mistreatment by the Ottoman authorities. [...]

Boghos Nubar Pasha to The Times of London (1919)2017-10-04T23:05:32+00:00

British Consul R.W. Graves to Sir P. Currie

British Consul to Erzurum, R.W. Graves, talks about the three separate Armenian parties in his letter to Sir P. Currie, dated 28 January 1895. This letter reflects the beginnings of the activities of the Armenian revolutionary parties in Eastern Anatolia. No. 381 Consul Graves to Sir P. Currie ERZEROUM, January 28, 1895 (Received at the Foreign [...]

British Consul R.W. Graves to Sir P. Currie2017-10-04T23:29:45+00:00

Hampig Sassounian: An Archetypal Example of Contemporary Armenian Terrorism

By Maxime Gauin Turkish Weekly, September 6, 2011 The congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation of 1972, organized in Vienna, Austria, decided the return to terrorist methods and the creation of a terrorist branch, the so-called “Justice Commandos Against Armenian Terrorism,” later renamed the “Armenian Revolutionary Army.” Among the main targets of the JCAG/ARA were Turkish [...]

Hampig Sassounian: An Archetypal Example of Contemporary Armenian Terrorism2017-12-11T02:24:47+00:00

Sworn Statement of Albert J. Amateau

On this eleventh day of October in the year of 1989, there appeared before me, a notary public duly commissioned by the State of California, Albert J. Amateau, known to me. In my presence the said Albert J. Amateau duly took the required oath and affixed his signature to this instrument as well as to every [...]

Sworn Statement of Albert J. Amateau2017-10-04T22:30:32+00:00