America Abroad: And Now For Some Good News

And Now For Some Good News

In a world where countries seem to be breaking down and falling apart, there is one that may actually be coming back together. It is Cyprus, whose very name has for more than 30 years been a synonym for tribal hatred, religious strife and diplomatic failure. Intensive negotiations at the United Nations this fall may finally yield a breakthrough.

Cyprus is a single island with two communities one Greek, Christian and fairly prosperous; the other Turkish, Muslim and relatively poor. The Greeks outnumber the Turks 4 to 1, and long before the island won its independence from Britain in 1960, many...

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