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Turkey's historical amnesia

September 1, 2007

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NINETY-TWO years ago, the legal term "genocide" had yet to be adopted, but foreign missionaries and diplomats knew that a campaign of unprecedented savagery was destroying the Armenians of eastern Anatolia, in what was then the Ottoman empire. "The ultimate objective of the actions against the Armenians is complete annihilation," said Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, a German vice consul. "They're ... (Full article: 929 words)

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