Cyprus: Irrationality in Flower

The problem of Cyprus, where Greek and Turkish communities have been indulging in mutual slaughter, this week headed for the Security Council of the United Nations. The island's President, Archbishop Makarios, should certainly be a happy man, for that was where he has wanted the problem all along.

Bearded Ecclesiastic. Nearly everyone else concerned with Cyprus disagreed. U.S. Under Secretary of State George Ball made cautionary stops last week at London, Athens and Ankara. Then, armed with the backing of all three governments as well as his own, he flew on to...

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