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Jun 14, 1921 - New York Times: British say they are officially neutral in war between Greeks and Kemal's Nationalist Turks#100yearsago 

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Jun 13, 1921 - New York Times: French worry that new Greek offensive against Turks will increase British influence in the Near East#100yearsago 

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After the dissolution of the Ottoman empire in 1920, Turkey's leader rejected the creation of an autonomous Kurdish state. Track a century of the Kurds' pursuit for independence with this timeline:

Jun 12, 1921 - New York Times: Greece's king sails for Asia Minor to lead new offensive against Kemal's Nationalist Turks#100yearsago 

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Jun 11, 1921 - King Constantine I of Greece departed from Athens to personally lead troops in a new offensive in Asia Minor against Kemal's Nationalist Turks#100yearsago 

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Jun 11, 1921 - New York Times: French express concern over planned Greek offensive against Turks#100yearsago 

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Biden infuriated Ankara by declaring that the Ottoman-era mass killing and deportations of Armenians was “genocide.”

No it’s not silly. This is the same manufactured doubt that helped the Turks deny the Armenian genocide. I’m sick of it.

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President Biden formally recognizes the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire as a genocide, signaling a commitment to global human rights

NEW: In a tense all-hands meeting, Cenk Uygur urged staff at The Young Turks not to form a union, arguing the progressive network couldn't sustain one. "The reality is we're in a precarious position," Cenk told me.

CNN: President Biden has officially marked anniversary of 1915 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as a genocide, fulfilling a campaign promise. Biden's predecessors had stopped short of using the word.

NEWS: Biden told Turkey’s Erdogan on today’s call that he intends to recognize the early-20th century massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces as a genocide, sources tell @AnkaraWonk  and me.

did the young turks change their name yet?

More than 100 years ago, the Ottoman Turks murdered 1.5 million Armenian men, women and children. Each year, we commemorate their memory on April 24. And this year will be the first since the Congress officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. We will never again be silenced.

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