Born in Beirut in 1968, Ave Tavoukjian has been working in journalism for over two decades. He is the chief sub-editor for Lebanon’s The Daily Star, where he has been working since 2003, with written works covering topics that range from politics to technology. He is also the founder and editor-in-chief of www.fastmates.com, an online portal featuring a wide array of content that focuses on the latest trends and releases in the automotive industry. He has lived in several different countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States and Lebanon. Over the years, he has worked for, managed and produced a number of different publications, including The Middle East Educator, The Oxford Business Group, Executive Magazine and StarDrive.
As the hordes mass at Armenia’s gates, the U.S. and Europe, the supposed guardians of peace and justice, remain reluctant to intervene to halt the violence due to self-interest and capitulation to Turkish blackmail.
Even in Lebanon’s greatest time of need, officials corrupt democracy to entrench themselves in power rather than cater to the needs of the people.