The World: General v. Archbishop

In some ways, recent events on Cyprus have been reminiscent of the EOKA underground revolt of 1955, when General George Grivas led Greek Cypriot fighters in a struggle for enosis, or union with Greece. Bomb explosions have rocked the cities of Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos, police have used tear gas to dispense rioting pro-enosis students, and armed followers of the general have staged daring raids to obtain weapons and explosives. The big difference is that 17 years ago, Grivas' target was the British occupying power. Today it is his former ally, Archbishop Makarios,...

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