¿Por qué la Diáspora está en silencio?

In 2008, during the signing of the Armenian-Turkish protocols, the president of the day faced a great wave of discontent having turned to the opinion of the Diaspora. Thus, due to the political, regional and international conditions, Armenia withdrew that agreement, and the Diaspora had its say.Today, after the infamous announcement of November 9, Armenia’s […]

La supremacía de los intereses del Estado

The degradation of Armenia’s national security structure (as well as the crisis of political confidence) is often attributed to the defeat in the 44-day war; while the defeat contributed to both, it did not cause either. It exposed a problem which has much deeper roots. Almost all systemic and structural political and military weaknesses of […]

¿Podrá Armenia construir una sociedad mejor?

According to Daron Acemoglu, a world-renowned Armenian American economist and co-author of the famous book “Why nations fail”, the main question facing Armenia today is “whether Armenia will be able to build a better society”, the solution of which will allow the country overcome systemic political and economic problems. According to Acemoglu, a 54-year-old MIT […]

La historia puede repetirse

In the summer of 1942, Stalingrad, situated on the banks of the river Volga, was under siege. The German army was dropping fire and iron on the city. The destroyed and besieged city put up resistance with almost exhausted ammunition. At that point, the Soviets had no hope of resisting. The Nazis bombarded and destroyed […]

Superando los retos a los que nos enfrentamos

In response to Vahan Zanoyan’s article about the Armenian Constitution. These are extremely critical times for Armenia, and, unfortunately, much that is going on in the region is out of its control, and yet it will influence the country in a profound way. Many countries face regional developments which they did not start and they do not […]

Bombardeo por la paz - Perplejo y atormentado

We, humans, consider ourselves the most intelligent among the animal species. Yet, the question arises, are we intelligent at all? We are killing our brothers and destroying our own world, endangered by the climate change, with bombs, rockets and miles-long military vehicles… “Bombing for Peace” was back in 1999, when NATO forces were shelling Serbia […]

Crisis de liderazgo

Three Armenian community events took place last February in France that were supposed to be indicators of the vitality of the French Community. Yet, on the contrary, they demonstrated the deplorable state of its representative bodies. Sadly, the situation of the Armenian community in France reflects that of the Diaspora and the Nation as a […]

Legado del difunto embajador Rouben Shougarian

Writing after the Velvet Revolution but before the 2020 War, Ambassador Rouben Shougarian, who passed away at the young age of 57 in early 2020, wrote,“What Armenia had failed to fully accomplish before the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation with Russia was signed in 1997 can still be fulfilled, provided the same mistakes are not […]