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The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know

  title={The Cyprus Problem: What Everyone Needs to Know},
  author={James Ker-Lindsay},
For nearly 60 years--from its uprising against British rule in the 1950s, to the bloody civil war between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in the 1960s, the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in the 1970s, and the United Nation's ongoing 30-year effort to reunite the island--the tiny Mediterranean nation of Cyprus has taken a disproportionate share of the international spotlight. And while it has been often in the news, accurate and impartial information on the conflict has been nearly impossible to obtain… 

A Practitioner's Perspective

In his conclusion to his analysis of the “Cyprus Problem,” William Mallinson writes: “[T] he Cypriots can console themselves with the fact that there are other divided islands, such as Timor,

Defending Cyprus in the Early Postcolonial Era: Makarios, NATO, USSR and the NAM (1964–1967)

  • Sevki Kiralp
  • Political Science
    Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies
  • 2018
ABSTRACT This paper focuses on political developments regarding the Cyprus Conflict from 1964 to 1967 and argues that the ethnic conflict on the island was caused largely by the North Atlantic Treaty

Propaganda War During the Peak of the Enosis Campaign: The Case of the English Edition of Halkin Sesi

During the second half of the 1950s, the Greek Cypriot leadership, the British colonial administration and the Turkish Cypriot community contested for the right to decide the future of the island.

The Northern Cypriot Dream - Turkish Immigration 1974-1980

After the division of Cyprus in 1974 into a Greek Cypriot south and a Turkish Cypriot north, approximately 30,000 immigrants from Turkey moved to north Cyprus. The period between 1974 and 1980 is the

The Inter-Communal Talks and Political Life in Cyprus: 1974-1983

This paper conducts historical research on the inter-communal talks and the political life in the two communities of Cyprus from 1974 to 1983. The period covered by the research commenced with the

Turco-British relations, Cold War and reshaping the Middle East: Egypt, Greece and Cyprus (1954–1958)

This article tries to shed light on Turco-British relations in the early Cold War era. It focuses on the two states’ cooperation in Middle Eastern defence, as well as their interactions with Egypt

Deadlock and (Mis)Trust in Cyprus

The division of Cyprus, known as “the Cyprus problem,” has dominated Cypriot affairs since at least 1960 and especially since 1974. Cypriots are not moving toward a solution because their fundamental

Cyprus between Enosis, Partition and Independence: Domestic Politics, Diplomacy and External Interventions (1967–74)

Abstract This paper focuses on the domestic and international politics shaping the Cyprus Conflict between 1967 and 1974. Throughout the period investigated by this paper, Archbishop Makarios tried

A Historical Account of the Cyprus Problem and the Annan Plan: A Unique Opportunity or an Unwelcome Solution?

In this paper, we focus on the Cyprus problem, a thorny and multi-dimensional problem, and especially on the historic events in the years 1950-74 that led the island to the current stalemate and the

Is National Identity Learned?The Case of Turkish-Cypriot Young Adults in Cyprus

Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots lived apart from 1974 until 2003 as a result of nationalist conflict on the island. This phenomenological study aims to describe how Turkish-Cypriot young adults