For Love or Money

Scheiber, Noam
October 2000
New Republic;10/16/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 16, p22
Comments on the futility of the efforts of California Representative Jim Rogan to ask the U.S. Congress to officially recognize the genocide perpetrated against Armenians by the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1923. Citation of the contribution of the Armenian community to the political career of Rogan; Unwillingness of the Congress to create dispute between U.S. and Turkey over the genocide issue due to pressures from multinational corporations with investments in Turkey; Dilemma in the pledge made by House Speaker Dennis Hastert to bring the legislation on the genocide to vote; Reaction of Armenian-Americans to the failure of Rogan to get recognition to the genocide.


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