Cyprus: Greeks Bearing Gifts

The dire appeals from the blockaded Turkish Cypriots in the coastal village of Kokkina insisted that they were near starvation. As women and children huddled in caves, their gaunt menfolk stood guard in the trenches. Then last week, down the road from Nicosia came trucks loaded with nine tons of food donated by the very man who had ordered the blockade, Archbishop Makarios, President of Cyprus.

Instead of cheering, the Turkish Cypriots cursed. One shouted, "We are Turks, and we will die before we accept food from Makarios!" Another grumbled that the...

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