Commentary on Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World
Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Bush Dimisses US Ambassador to Armenia, Confirming America's Complicity in Genocide Denial
US President Bush has confirmed the dismissal of John Evans, who has served as the ambassador to Armenia for the past two years. Rumors about Evans's dismissal had been circulating for several months. His "crime"? In a February 2006 speech in California, Evans referred to the Armenian genocide AS genociderather than "massacres."