Tagged: World War I

Armenian “genocide” vote riles Turks

The Turkish government says there’ll be negative diplomatic consequences for the Obama administration if the U.S. Congress approves a committee-passed resolution labeling as “genocide” the World War I-era killing of Armenians by Turks.  History Professor Simon Payaslian, chair of Modern Armenian History and Literature who teaches a course on the genocide, says the resolution’s significance goes […]