OPINION: New Lobby in Town: The Greeks

Nonexistent a year ago, forged on the anvil of a single issue, one of the most effective lobbies in Washington today is that of Greek Americans. Their grievance is the Turkish occupation of Cyprus, and they have had remarkable success in helping persuade Congress to cut off military aid to Turkey because of its invasion of the Mediterranean island country. Greece and Turkey, of course, are NATO allies; in legitimate pursuit of their special concerns, the Greek Americans have complicated U.S. efforts to mediate an already complex situation on NATO's southern flank....

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