Posts Tagged ‘Armenia’

What a Difference a Title Makes : Obama on Armenia, From GENOCIDE to ‘Great Calamity’

In 2008 as a Presidential candidate, then Senator Barack Hussein Obama referred outright to the 1915 ethnic cleansing of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide: “There was a genocide that did take place against the Armenian people“ As President however, Obama has carried out the Presidential tradition of never once uttering the word ‘genocide’ next […]

Clinton to Armenia : Democracy Nothing Without Pluralism

Speaking in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton and current U.S. Ambassador Armenia, Marie L. Yovanovitch, spoke about the importance of civil society in democracy formation. Most specifically, Secretary Clinton spoke out against a law that would limit the rollout of digital television and radio throughout Armenia. Under the law, […]

Barack Obama Admits Muslim Family Ties : U.S. Not at War With Islam

Speaking from Ankara Turkey today, United States President, Barack Hussein Obama worked hard to move past the “with us or against us” mentality of the past 8 years of United States foreign policy. Obama even went so far as to acknowledge his Muslim father, something that seemed unthinkable during his historic bid for the presidency: […]