Thursday, 9 July , 2020

Makarios

Moscow-Cyprus Relations since the 1950s: A Schematic Introduction

 By Costas Melakopides, University of Cyprus 1 July 2019  Introduction Allowing for inevitable disagreements, stemming from political, ideological, and even psychological propensities and fixed ideas, it should...

Israel, Kissinger and the Invasion of Cyprus (1974)

CIA Document confirms Kissinger’s involvement in selling Cyprus for 30 silver pieces June 28, 2007 Most noteworthy is the involvement of Henry Kissinger in giving the green...

The Divisions of Cyprus, by Perry Anderson

24 April 2008 Enlargement, widely regarded as the greatest single achievement of the European Union since the end of the Cold War, and occasion...

Cyprus: USA and Israel vs. Greeks and Russia

An article by Brendan O'Malley   Anyone interested in the recent history of Cyprus and in the role played by foreign powers in the Cyprus problem...

The Divisions of Cyprus, by Perry Anderson

Firsta published at 24 April 2008 www.lrb.co.uk By Perry Anderson Enlargement, widely regarded as the greatest single achievement of the European Union since the end of the...

Killing a Republic – Kissinger and Cyprus

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos (*) First published: 6th January 2017 In July 1974 the US-controlled Athens military junta organized a coup d’état in Cyprus and an assassination...

The Illegal Treaties on Cyprus, by William Mallinson

The treaties of 1960 that allegedly established an allegedly independent Republic of Cyprus were never intended to allow a central government of Cyprus to...

Henry Kissinger’s role in the tragedy of Cyprus

By Kostas Sapardanis Original post date: 18 March 2016   The dichotomy of Cyprus constitutes a singularity within the western world as it is the spot with...

Obama, Kissinger and Nuland: Cyprus 1974 – Cyprus 2017

In 1974 Kissinger was able to prepare his Cyprus coup first by deceiving everybody about his real intentions, including the Greek dictator Ioannides, Archbishop Makarios and Soviet FM Gromyko (when he met both of them in Nicosia weeks before the coup), the British government and even his own President Richard Nixon, probably exploiting his serious troubles with Watergate.

A Comment On Kissinger And Cyprus: The Devil In The Detail

As yet another ‘High Noon’ looms over Cyprus, with the usual Western/NATO threats about this being the last chance for a solution, let us consider the rôle of Henry Kissinger, without whom it is highly unlikely that Turkey would have dared to invade and occupy Cyprus in the first place. Before we specify how he procrastinated and slithered to allow Turkey the space it needed to invade, we need some brief background to illustrate his obsession with Cyprus, and his delaying tactics following the Turkish invasion.