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Erdogan Strikes Nationalist Tone Ahead of Armenian Commemorations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the European Parliament and Pope Francis for describing the 1915 killings of Armenians at the hands of Turks as a genocide. With the centennial anniversary of the mass killings approaching, there is growing debate within Turkey’s small Armenian minority about Erdogan's ruling AK Party. The push in the West to build momentum for a broader recognition of "genocide" comes less than two months before parliamentary elections in...

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