Henry Morgenthau: Armenian Genocide

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Henry Morgenthau was the US Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during the Armenian Genocide. While stationed there he had a personal connection with Talaat Pasha (Minister of Interior and one of the leaders of Young Turks of the then Ottoman Empire). It can be held that Morgenthau is depicted as a prominent figure in this quest for the truth. When the news of the deportations/massacres came to the ears of the Ambassador he tried unsuccessfully to intervene. "I argued in all sorts of ways with him but he said that there was no use, that they had already disposed of three quarters of them, that there were none left in Bitlis, Van, Erzeroum, and that the hatred was so intense now that they have to finish it. He said they want to treat the Armenians

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