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Turkey: Obama Trepidation

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Middle East & North Africa, Armenia, Turkey, Elections, History, International Relations, Politics, War & Conflict

Istanbul Calling says that the Turkish media has greeted the inauguration of Barack Obama as U.S. President with some trepidation. In particular, the blog says there are concerns that Obama will do what his predecessors have failed to follow through with in the past — fulfill campaign promises to recognize the massacre and deportation of ethnic Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide [1].