The Byzantine emperor, crusaders and Armenian nobility were statesmen, not theologians: their geopolitical situations guided their decision-making more than theological considerations.
Alexander J. MiguelAugust 11, 2022
While a minor event in the annals of Iran, the Battle of Avarayr continues to be one of the most defining episodes in Armenian history.
Van Der MegerdichianApril 16, 2021
The story of Kurdish Christians and all other religious minorities in the Middle East is one of great suffering, but it is also a story of survival and great resilience. Fortunately, there is time to save northeast Syria as a refuge for these communities, but only if the international community offers immediate support.
Nadine Maenza & David AltonOctober 12, 2020
Ninety-five years have passed since the Pontian Genocide, but the Turkish government continues to erase the few remaining Christian religious and cultural artifacts in the region.
Uzay BulutMarch 30, 2018
As daunting as it may be, closing the God gap is a necessary step to improving communication with Russia and other important actors in international affairs.
Gordon R. MiddletonMarch 2, 2018
The international human rights community should protest the arbitrary imprisonment of the Aksu couple rigorously since they are descendants of a people who have been historically persecuted, violated, and subject to genocide.
Uzay BulutDecember 4, 2017
While Turkey’s government turns former churches like Hagia Sophia Trebizond into mosques, Byzantium’s Other Empire: Trebizond helps preserve the past rather than obliterate it.
Richard TadaSeptember 13, 2017