Cyprus: Radically Changed Situation

Like their ancient forebears at the siege of Troy, Greek soldiers slipped quietly aboard troop ships in a Cyprus harbor last week and sailed for home.

They left behind nothing resembling a Trojan horse as a symbol of Greek cunning, but only anger and disappointment. After relying for seven years on the troops to ensure its dominance over the Turks, the Greek Cypriot majority was furious at Greece's military rulers for buckling under to Turkish demands for a withdrawal of the great bulk of them. Said Synagromos, a leading Greek Cypriot newspaper: "The...

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