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Armenian Genocide


While the political and diplomatic debate about the Armenian Genocide rages in Congress, two articles from the Middle East Quarterly look at the historical debate. They do not question that a million deaths occur, but address some of the concerns that both the Turkish government and historians like Bernard Lewis , Guenter Lewy, and Stanford Shaw have had with the popular narrative (which, for example, expunges the role of the Kurds):

Here and here. Correspondence taking issue with the articles, here .

A young Turkish author looks at how modern Turkish literature is coming to terms with both what happened to the Armenians and the excesses of Turkish nationalism, here .


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