All Articles on Armenia

Retired police officer Genadiy Avanesyan, 73, searches for belongings in the remains of his house, which is said was destroyed by Azeri shelling, in the city of Stepanakert on October 10, 2020 Views
How Can Americans Support Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh?
The U.S. should support a ceasefire and a lasting and stable negotiated peace that respects the human rights and self-determination of all the people of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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Local opponents to the Amulsar gold mining project in Armenia have been protesting the operation and blockading access to the site. (Photo: TJ Chua / War on Want) Views
Battle for Amulsar: UK Mining Giant Using Corporate Courts to Attack Community Opposed to Massive Gold Mine
This is the sinister mechanism known as ISDS in action—holding a sovereign government to ransom until it betrays the desires and rights of its own people
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Palestinians Dare To Dream: Rejecting the "Prettier Face" of Apartheid
Gaza's March of Return protests go on: "Listen to us, screaming from beneath Israel’s bombs." SOPA/Getty Images Arguing "no one wants to party with apartheid" and mirroring the 1980s Sun City boycott of apartheid South Africa, rights advocates around the world are urging a boycott of the massive,...
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By dismantling accords that limit nuclear weapons, we bring the explosion steadily closer. Views
We’re Edging Closer to Nuclear War
Last month two nuclear-armed countries, India and Pakistan, came to the brink of war. Their border skirmish was a scary message from the future. If controls on nuclear weapons continue to weaken, more countries will probably develop those weapons. Each time one does, its rivals are likely to do the...
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10 Good Things About 2018
There is light at the end of the tunnel, and here are some rousing points of light from 2018, both domestic and international
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To Protect Asylum-Seeking Family From Deportation, Dutch Church Holds Round-the-Clock Services for 900 Hours and Counting
Taking advantage of a law barring authorities from entering a church during worship, a Protestant church has held services continuously since the family was given sanctuary there on October 26
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Tear gas is only the latest indignity visited upon the people waiting in Mexico for safe passage out of the horror that had become their lives. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
It’s a Borderful World
Globalization’s ardent supporters, like politicians and financiers, are powerful people. They cross borders with ease. Much easier to pick on the poorest and most disadvantaged people in the world
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Anthony Bourdain: The Last Gasp of CNN's Original Vision
There's a hunger among regular people in the U.S. for the unvarnished realities of the rest of the world, and major media are serving up precious little to feed it.
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"New Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s first order of business appears to be to sabotage the 2015 Iran deal in cahoots with Likud PM Binyamin Netanyahu and MbS." (Photo: Screenshot) Views
If the Leaders of the Two Koreas Can Meet, Why Can’t Those of Saudi Arabia and Iran?
“Meeting jaw to jaw is better than war.”
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The Internet Won’t Let Armenia Go Away
Here’s a different kind of story about media and politics. It demonstrates how the monstrosity of a crime a century old still divides and scorches the world. And it’s one more example of how digital technology is changing geopolitics at every level, from interfering with other nation’s elections to...
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