Historians estimate that up to 1.5 million Armenians were killed by Ottoman Turks around the time of World War I, an event widely viewed by scholars as the first genocide of the 20th century. Turkey denies that the deaths constituted genocide, saying the toll has been inflated and those killed were victims of civil war and unrest.
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Shouldn't truth outweigh relations?
U.S. may vote on Armenian genocide measure: Measure could damage relations with critical ally Turkey