Cyprus: Ready to Explode Again

Since the retaliatory bombing by Turkey's air force last August, Cyprus has dropped out of the headlines, thanks to the United Nations peace-keeping force, which has kept an uneasy truce between the warring factions. But the potential for renewed violence has been building up all the time.

For one thing, an estimated 5,000 soldiers of the Greek regular army have filtered into the island and have been enrolled in the National Guard under the command of hard-bitten General George Grivas, who led the guerrilla war against the British back in the 1950s. His...

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