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Armenia: Obama and the Genocide

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Middle East & North Africa, North America, Armenia, Turkey, U.S.A., History, International Relations, Migration & Immigration, Politics, War & Conflict

Onnik Krikorian in Armenia wonders whether U.S. President Barack Obama will fulfill his campaign promise to recognize the 1915 massacre and deportation of Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire as genocide. While many believe that he will, the blog examines the risk in doing so of damaging efforts to normalize relations between Armenia and Turkey [1].