On this week’s կենացդ հայեր Armenia Proud Podcast, Johno reviews the events of the week, particularly the renewed war with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. He gives a rousing tribute to the Armenians fighting on the front lines versus the invading Azerbaijanis, focusing on giving appropriate respect and honor to all those who continue this seemingly endless fight for freedom. He also discusses geopolitics in the area, as well as Armenian history. The show’s Armenia-based correspondent, Ani Carl Kalafian, gives a detailed overview of the situation, directly from Yerevan, emphasizing the unity and brotherhood of all Armenians dealing with these very difficult and dangerous times in the Armenian homeland.
The guest of the week, Arthur Kababjian, son of the Armenian ambassador to Artsakh, provides a unique perspective to events, straight from “the trenches.” He offers figures for the battle losses on both sides and gives analysis of the Azerbaijani offensive’s aims. Arthur describes the Armenian response, both militarily and civilian, plus gives an informed opinion about Vladimir Putin’s perspective and also makes predictions about the next phase of this terrible conflict.
Arthur tells about ways to help the Armenians fighting for their homeland and reiterates the need to honor the Armenians who made the ultimate sacrifice. He renders a great portrait of the indomitable spirit of the Armenian people and praises their unbreakable morale. Ani gives an inspiring plea for peace, while Johno offers a reminder of the perils of divulging secrets on social media. A great, emotional, informative show, guaranteed to make all Armenians, and those who sympathize with our plight, proud.