The Politics Behind Clinton’s Armenian American Invite



ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian discusses Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s lopsided invitation to Armenian American groups for a February 9th discussion of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols and other issues of concern to the Armenian American Community. Hamparian told Horizon Armenian TV host Manoug Seraydarian that Armenian Americans should contact the State Department and the groups invited to the meeting to ensure a broader representation of community groups at the meeting.

ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian sent a letter to Secretary Clinton on January 12th urging her to expand the invitation list to include a broader spectrum of the community groups. To read the letter and learn more about the issue, read the editorial.

The interview was broadcast on Monday, January 12, 2010 on Horizon Armenian Television. Watch the ANCA segment on Horizon 180 every Monday evening, 8:30 to 9:00pm PST on

Key segments are also posted on the ANCA YouTube page:


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  1. Ara said:

    Too bad ANCA dropped the ball on grassroots.  The problem that plagues ANCA is that it has turned to a private clique members only; ignoring and rejecting grassroots efforts.  Sorry to say, Knights of Vartan is a better run organization than ANCA than its lame incompetent run chapters across the nation.

  2. Kiazer Souze said:

    A message from the Armenian Diaspora to president Obama and Clinton and all other politicians: “Payback is a bitch.”

    These prostitutes take our money, make promises and then flip to the Turkish proxy—the ADL (lobbying to prevent recognition of Armenian Genocide). 

    Coakly lost because of Independant voters. We need to sit on the fence and be independant to maintain power (and I mean absolute power).

    We need to send another message in Nevada and have Danny Tarkanian elected. We need to get rid of Lieberman and McCain as ancient prostitutes.

    Ayo girnank inel! To my Hyastansi friends, Ayo girnank sheenel!!!!