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What's so hard about calling a genocide a genocide?
What's so hard about calling a genocide a genocide?

What two-word phrase is so fraught with history and undeniable truth that the leader of the most powerful nation on Earth dares not use it? Armenian genocide. President Obama's refusal yet again to see that historic and abhorrent event for what it was is an embarrassment to the nation and to the truth, as well as an insult to the victims, the survivors and their descendants. Remember, while a member of the U.S. Senate and as a presidential candidate, Obama backed using the word “genocide” to describe the killings of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a campaign of murder and expulsion that began 100 years ago this month. But the Turkish...

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