CYPRUS: Again, Violence

Violence was once again the word on Cyprus. Now that the first hopes of peace have been dashed, it has become clear that basic British policy on Cyprus has not so much toughened of late as it has been smoked out by events. The British simply do not want to reach a settlement with the exiled Cypriot leader Archbishop Makarios.

When E.O.K.A., the Greek Cypriots' underground, recently offered to call off its campaign of terrorism, Governor Sir John Harding replied by calling for what amounted to unconditional surrender. The assassins were on the run, he said, and the only reason...

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