Category Archives: Armenia

Two Reports On The End of Nagorno-Karabakh

#1- Gwynne Dyer-Armenia: Not a Genocide

Samvel Shahramanyan, the soon-to-be ex-president of the tiny, soon-to-be ex-country of Nagorno-Karabakh

It is a tragedy, but it is not a genocide. In a single week, almost all of the 120,000 Armenians who lived in the enclave in western Azerbaijan called Nagorno-Karabakh have fled across the border into Armenia. Most say they don’t expect ever to go home again.

By Gwynne Dyer — October 2, 2023

Yet there’s something odd about the scene at the border-crossing point. They arrive in their own cars, piled high with their belongings, and claim that they have been ethnically cleansed, but they don’t tell tales of horror and there’s nobody chasing them. Continue reading Two Reports On The End of Nagorno-Karabakh

Gwynne Dyer: Armenia in Trouble— USA to the Rescue??

Why it’s unlikely the US will help Armenia

The Armenians are a people of great antiquity — the first Armenian kingdom was in the 8th century B.C. — but they grew up in a tough neighborhood, and they have been in retreat for a very long time.

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