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U.S. and Israel Should Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Turkey’s sensitivities have blocked the move long enough.

  • Zev Chafets
  • Bloomberg

Last week Turkey recalled its ambassadors to America and Israel.

That decision came in response to Israeli forces killing 60 Palestinian protestors attempting to cross the Gaza border.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during the state ceremony opening the events of Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day on April 11, 2018 at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The number of Jews around the world is lower than before World War II, Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics said ahead of the Jewish State's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during the state ceremony opening the events of Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day on April 11, 2018 at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.
The number of Jews around the world is lower than before World War II, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics said ahead of the Jewish State’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israeli actions a “genocide” on Turkish TV; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shot back on twitter: “I suggest that he not preach morality to us.”

Erdogan’s attack has opened an unanticipated window of opportunity, both in Washington and Jerusalem to break a…

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