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To Hell with the Roses!

March 3, 2007

By Khatchig Mouradian

On March 8, women in Armenia will be expecting roses, gifts and other expressions of love from their husbands, fiancés or boyfriends. It is International Women’s Day (IWD), after all. It is the day they will feel celebrated.

But like every year, that atmosphere of celebration will conveniently ignore the political message of IWD. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Lebanon between Truth and Justice

July 24, 2006

By Khatchig Mouradian

 On July 12 2006, fighters from the armed wing of the Lebanese political party Hizbollah launched a cross-border attack on Israel killing and injuring a number of Israeli soldiers and capturing two. The operation was dubbed “True Promise”; months ago, Hizbollah had promised in public to capture Israeli soldiers to exchange them with Lebanese prisoners languishing in Israeli jails, some for more than 25 years. Read the rest of this entry ?