Armenian Issue Revisited

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The open letter which was addressed to His Holiness Pope Francis to reflect the realities

By Dr. Ömer Lütfi TAŞCIOĞLU PhD, Scientific Consultative Committee of ANKA Institute Introduction His  Holiness  Pope  Francis  addressed  in  his  Vatican  Liturgy  of  April  12,  2015  that  relocation  of  the Armenians under the Ottoman Empire regime was the first genocide of the 20th century. When information about the Pope’s possible speech started to appear in the [...]

The open letter which was addressed to His Holiness Pope Francis to reflect the realities2019-07-03T23:26:11-04:00

Research on the Issue of Christian, Hidden and/or Islamized Armenians in Turkey

Dr. Ömer Lütfi TAŞCIOĞLU PhD, Scientific Consultative Committee of ANKA Institute Introduction: A brief historical background on Armenian-Turkish relations should be investigated to understand why some converted Armenians changed their religion from Christianity to Islam. Contact between the Turks and Armenians began in the year 1026 with the arrival of Çağrı Bey into Anatolia. After the [...]

Research on the Issue of Christian, Hidden and/or Islamized Armenians in Turkey2019-07-03T23:26:18-04:00

An Analysis of the Montebello Statement of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation

Dr. Ömer Lütfi TAŞCIOĞLU PhD, Scientific Consultative Committee of ANKA Institute Introduction The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) branch in the Western United States adopted a series of decisions and demands with unanimous vote in their 49th Regional Convention that was held on June 22, 2014 in Montebello, California. The most striking aspect of the statement is [...]

An Analysis of the Montebello Statement of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation2019-07-03T23:26:41-04:00

Selected Bibliography on the Armenian Question

Commander Arthur Tremaine Chester, “Angora and the Turks,” The New York Times Current History Journal, February 1923. Rafael De Nogales, "Four Years Beneath the Crescent, Charles Scribner’s Sons", New York, 1926. John Dewey, “The Turkish Tragedy” The New Republic, Vol. 40, November 12, 1928. Edward J. Erickson, "Ottomans and Armenians: A Study in Counterinsurgency" Palgrave McMillan, [...]

Selected Bibliography on the Armenian Question2018-02-07T22:35:29-04:00

Şükrü Elekdağ: “Ermenistan bunu değerlendirmeli”

Dr. Şükrü M. Elekdağ Milliyet, 24 Nisan 2014 Bence, Başbakan Erdoğan tarafından “Ermeni sorunu” hakkında 23 Nisan’da yapılan açıklama akılcı, insani, barışçı ve uzlaşıcı bir yaklaşımı içeriyor. Aynı zamanda, Türkiye’nin gerçeklerden kaçmadığını ve tarihiyle yüzleşmekten korkmadığını ortaya koyuyor.  Açıklamadaki “Ö 20. Yüzyılın başındaki koşullarda hayatlarını kaybeden Ermenilerin huzur içinde yatmalarını diliyor, torunlarına taziyetlerimizi iletiyoruz. Aynı dönemde  [...]

Şükrü Elekdağ: “Ermenistan bunu değerlendirmeli”2019-06-13T15:05:30-04:00

Testimony by 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 years before World War [...]

Testimony by Justin McCarthy2017-12-11T02:45:48-04:00

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)2017-12-11T03:04:01-04:00

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)2017-12-11T02:58:30-04:00

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)2017-12-11T02:59:55-04:00

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. Currie2017-12-11T03:00:13-04:00