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Tancredo's Armenian Genocide Denial

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Paul Sheldon Foote


September 30, 2007


The Europeans send professors to jail for denying the Jewish Holocaust during World War II.  In America, Congressman Tom Tancredo, a Republican candidate for President, has removed his name as a co-sponsor of an Armenian Genocide (1915 – 1917) resolution.  When will someone in the presidential debates ask all Democratic and Republican candidates to answer a question about which major events could be classified as genocides and which could not be classified as genocides?  For example, were there genocides in the Soviet Union, Communist China, Pol Pot’s Cambodia, and during the Iraq War?

“Tancredo withdraws support of Armenian bill”

Today’s Zaman, a major Turkish newspaper, has described “an alleged genocide of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks” in a September 29, 2007 article, “Tancredo withdraws support of Armenian bill”.  Today’s Zaman cited an announcement by the Armenian-American Political Action Committee (ARMENPAC) that Tancredo had withdrawn his name as the co-sponsor of resolutions without explanation.   This article noted also:


(a) The U.S. State Department reiterated on September 27, 2007 that the Bush administration is opposed to the use of resolutions on this issue.


(b) Eight former U.S. Secretaries of State have sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to ‘prevent the resolution from reaching the House’:  James Baker, Warren Christopher, Lawrence Eagleburger, Alexander Haig, Henry Kissinger, Colin Powell, and George Shultz.


(c) On September 27, 2007, in a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reiterated his strong opposition to the resolutions.

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After marriage to an Iranian lady in Tehran, Iran in 1968, I returned to Tehran in the summer of 1970 to work at the American Embassy. After earning an MBA from Harvard Business School, I (more...)

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