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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan throws support behind Azerbaijan [Video]

Turkey’s leader Recep Erdogan is a problematic leader for both Russia and the United States. His country, Turkey is a NATO member. Yet Mr. Erdogan buys Russian weaponry against American wishes, and he is taking his country in an increasingly sectarian direction, recently getting the Hagia Sophia to restart services as a mosque (this is…

Azerbaijan – Armenia conflict has a long and terrible history [Video]

A fact little known in the West, and one that was largely unknown during the Soviet period, was that not all was peace, love and grooviness in that gigantic Communist empire. Two republics, Azerbaijan and Armenia, share a long and bloody history that in recent weeks has flared up again enough to make news reports…

Erdogan risks everything in conflict with Armenia (and Russia) as world condemns Azerbaijan

Via RT (https://www.rt.com/russia/501967-karabakh-conflict-russia-turkey-relations/) Azerbaijan has never forgotten its 1990s humiliation at the hands of Armenia. Now stronger than its sworn enemy, and emboldened by Turkish support, Baku’s assertiveness is creating a headache for Moscow. Russian president Vladimir Putin once complained that communist leader Vladimir Lenin had placed a ‘time bomb’ under Russia. He had in…

Armenia & Azerbaijan in state of war, “total military mobilization.” Lavrov calls for ceasefire

No immediate interest from Washington since it can’t easily parlay it into a NATO expansion but it’s probably whispering into Turkey’s ear. “Turkey has transferred ‘Syrian rebel’ units to join the fighting on Azerbaijan’s side.” Boy, they’re in for a surprise when they discover Azeris are 90% Shi’a. I wonder what stance Georgia will take,…

Erdogan transferring militants. Conflict erupts between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

ptd September 28, 2020 Erdogan has shown to be an inept fool who thinks he can play the big game by involving Turkey in Syria, Libya, Greece and now Azerbaijan. Meanwhile the Turkish economy is imploding and he thinks that somehow trying to turn the people attention with these wars is going to keep him in…

Mr. Pashinyan and his entourage

Two years ago the political regime in Armenia was changed as a result of protest actions. Among the reasons for the protests in 2018 were: corruption, low living standards, high unemployment, Serzh Sargsyan’s ineffective leadership of the country as President of Armenia and his subsequent promotion to the post of Prime Minister. The so-called “Velvet…

Turkey supports Azerbaijan to cause instability in the Caucasus

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… The conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia has become increasingly serious. Both countries claim the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and between the late 1980s and early 1990s there was a war between them to decide the control of…

The Armenian Genocide

Submitted by George Callaghan… It inspired Hitler. As the Nazi supremo said, ‘Who know remembers the Armenians?’. Der Fuhrer believed that as a large scale genocide had been committed and the perpetrators had gotten away it with the crime all but forgotten then he too could do likewise. It is the one genocide that is…

Congress ignores White House and Turkey’s objection by recognizing Armenian Genocide

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Sarah Abed, independent journalist, analyst… Over a century ago, the systematic mass extermination and expulsion of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians from the Ottoman Empire took place between 1914 and 1923 (some accounts state 1915-1922). For decades, Turkish and Israeli lobbies in Washington have successfully prevented the United States from recognizing the…

From killed Armenian priest in Syria to the roots of hatred and genocide

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Steven Sahiounie, political commentator… Father Hovsep Bedoyan, the head of the Armenian Catholic community in Qamishli, and the priest’s father, Abraham Bedoyan, were killed November 11, on the road leading from Qamishli to Deir Ez Zor, were they were headed to check on the rebuilding of the Forty Martyr’s Armenian Apostolic Church in Deir Ezzor,…
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