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100 Years Since Armenian Genocide

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by ethics, Apr 23, 2015.

  1. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    And our President is a p**sy.

    U.S. officials on Tuesday said President Barack Obama would stop short of labeling the 1915 bloodshed as genocide. On Friday, however, parliament in Germany—Turkey’s biggest trading partner and the home to its largest overseas community—is expected to recognize the Armenian genocide for the first time.

    Consequences of Mass Killings of Ethnic Armenians Still Reverberate - WSJ
     
  2. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    As usual!
     
  3. SixofNine

    SixofNine Jedi Sage Staff Member

    The man who invented the term "genocide" in 1943 used the slaughter of the Armenians as an example.

    Recognizing the Armenian genocide was a campaign promise by Senator Obama.

    Nice rundown of this spinelessness in The Daily Beast -- excerpts:

     
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  4. Allene

    Allene Registered User

    This was excellent.
     

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