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17 Nov
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17.11.2014 – Mahcupyan : “Armenian Diaspora’s description of Turkey does not match the reality”

ATA-A Media Release

17 November 2014

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Turkish Armenian Journalist Etyen Mahcupyan – “Armenian Diaspora’s description of Turkey does not match the reality”

Well known Turkish Armenian journalist and the chief advisor to the Turkish Prime Minister has dismissed assertions by Armenia Diaspora lobby groups that debate and opinion regarding the events of 1915 is somehow curtailed. “There is no truth to the claim that people are prohibited from expressing their opinions regarding what happened to the Armenians”,Mr Mahcupyan said. 

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11 Nov
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ASIO detected bomb plot by Armenian terrorists

by Brendan Nicholson

IN 1983, ASIO was trying to track down those responsible for a terrorist attack in Sydney when investigators discovered another atrocity was being planned.

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05 Nov
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How the US Government “nudges” its Armenians

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by Tal Buenos *

Who generates the accusation of genocide against Turkey? It is a misconception to think that Armenians have masterminded this long lasting anti-Turkish campaign. The Armenian polemic is primarily an American issue. The accusation against Turkey serves American interests in two main ways; it keeps some skeletons of the Anglo-American imperialist past in the closet and it functions as a big stick in the U.S.’s present dealings with Turkey. Turkey’s many spheres of influence are of high importance to the U.S., which throughout the latter half of the 20th century and to this day has often needed Turkish cooperation in regional affairs. However, because of Turkey’s unique cultural history, it is not perceived in the U.S. as a natural ally, like the U.K. or Australia, but rather as requiring a “carrot and stick” approach.

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25 Oct
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25.10.2014 – ATA-A Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism

On this day…

October 24, 1975 – Paris, France

Ismail Erez

Ismail Erez

Talip Yener

Talip Yener

An Armenian gunman assassinates the Turkish Ambassador to France, Ismail Erez, also killing the Ambassador’s chauffeur, Talip Yener.

Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) and Justice Commandos of Armenian Genocide (JCAG) publicly dispute which group deserves credit for the assassination.