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Yes we owe it to the victims of the Turks, be it the Greeks or the Armenians

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), May 15, 2007 at 13:38

Hi , Dhimmi no more !

Thanks a lot for your kind post.

> The sad thing is the Turks committed so many crimes against humanity and got away with them. Are you aware that there was a bill in the House here in the US to recognize the Armenian genocide as a genocide and not as has been called by the NYT as _the_"killings" and _the_"massacres"! and Ms Rice herself had to urge the House to stop debating such declaration as it could affect our relationship with Turkey!

The explanation is simple - corruption . The Turks have chosen the right persons to bribe and so far it has worked excellently .

> What is most sad is that the Turks fund any one who wishes to sell his soul and tell the fools of the world that there is no such a thing as the Armenian genocide. It speaks volumes of the status of learning here in the US. Just amazing. The Turks got away with murder again

It's sickening .

What is a bit paradoxical is that it is the US consuls across Anatolia that gathered and dispatched the fullest and most reliable reports during the Armenian genocide on what the Turks were perpetrating almost under their eyes as the US remained neutral until April 1917 . Besides , they had access to other sources the Entente agents were denied. In any serious study of the Armenian genocide you'll find plenty of quotes from the diplomatic reports and testimonies from the US archives . You don't have to travel to Erivan or Moscow. You don't have to hire any special interpreters . It's all there - in English , easily available. And still American learning has failed to uncloak and successfully counter the perverted and ignorant American policy on that subject .

Or to put it in a harsher form - the Armenians had nothing to offer except the truth . The Turks had no truth to offer but they had a few vague promises and the air base in Incirlik to offer in exchange for America's promise not to care about the truth .

> But you know what? If Turkey is to join the EU, they will have to contend with the claims of both the Greeks and the Armenians to their homelands, and maybe in this case the Turks can go back to central Asia where they belong. Dreaming? Maybe!

We have the same dreams . ;)


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