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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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