Keghart.com Board Editorial, 4 May 2011
Diplomats, strategists, and journalists have been scratching their collective heads in the
past few years to explain the megalomaniacal political ambitions of Recep Erdogan’s and Ahmed Davutoglu’s Turkey. Yes, the country has experienced several years of economic halcyon times, but a bubbling economy is ephemeral: It can bite the dust in a shockingly short time.
So what is fueling the so-called Neo-Ottomanism of Erdogan and Co.? ....Read more >>
Judy Rebick, Transforming Power, 3 May 2011
It was an extraordinary election. Both Stephen Harper and Jack Layton got the results they were aiming for. Stephen Harper got his majority and Jack Layton replaced the Liberal Party not only as the Official Opposition but quite possibly as the only federal alternatives to the Harperites. Canada now looks like so many other countries with one party on the Right and one on the Left. So why do I feel so bad? ....Read more >>
Following Hon. Hranush Hakobyan’s announcement, in California, of a second "chamber”,
there has been renewed talk of Diaspora Armenian participation in RoA's legislative body. The idea goes back to the early days of the Third Republic. Prof. Osheen Keshishian of Los Angeles has been there from day one. In February he published, in The Armenian Observer, a two-part article on the topic. Posing valid questions, he describes why people are not embracing the initiative.--Editor
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