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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 105–110.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Ross Wilson Moves to resume the United Nations-led Cyprus peace talks in 2014 have given hope of an end to the island’s long-lived division. Factors that shape the prospects for progress now include the February 2013 election of a new, prosettlement Cypriot government and the discovery of offshore...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Theodoros Tsakiris Optimism arose about the discovery of Cypriot and Israeli gas reserves and how they might help resolve the Cyprus question, but the prospective monetization of these reserves has not modified Turkish or Turkish-Cypriot behavior vis-à-vis the Republic of Cyprus, despite Greek...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 83–106.
Published: 01 December 2012
... of sovereignty as well as the com- petence of the “other” to respect the “sacred” — the very existence of the land and the ethnic pride of those residing in it. For Cyprus, the decade of the 1950s involved battles in the United Nations for independence, an anticolonial struggle of the Greek Cypriots...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 6–21.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Tozun Bahcheli Turkey achieved major gains through its military intervention in Cyprus following the Greek junta’s coup against Cypriot president Archbishop Makarios in July 1974. Yet Turkey has been repeatedly frustrated by its inability to capitalize on its military accomplishment and to achieve...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 20–30.
Published: 01 June 2011
... later. It was disappointing, but not surprising, that Turkish-­Cypriot “leaders” were absent from the independence celebrations in Nicosia. Their absence was one more indication of their contempt toward the Republic of Cyprus and of their plans to replace this internationally recognized state...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (3): 1–16.
Published: 01 September 2005
... future. Both Cypriot communities demand the peaceful reunifi cation of their country under a bicommunal, bizonal, federal roof, so that they may all col- lectively enjoy, at long last, a peaceful, stable, and promising life for them- selves and for their children as European citizens. Most...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (1): 42–66.
Published: 01 March 2003
... as guarantor powers. Internally, the Cypriots had to labor under an imposed and unworkable constitution, which in effect provided for administrative federation and/or a consociational arrangement, which con- tained the seeds of discord and division.3 At the time of independence, Cyprus was a poor...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 22–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
... efforts to achieve recognition for a separate Turkish-­Cypriot state. Within the context of this Cypriot policy, and through the strong support of the government of Greece,9 an EU decision on 6 March 1995 ended the Greek opposition to the implementation of the EU-­Turkey customs union in exchange...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 52–68.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to the international community only twice: in 1958, prior to the conclusion of the agreements for Cypriot independence, and in 2004, when the Annan Plan was rejected by the Greek-Cypriot community. This failure of the Greek side should be attributed to a combination of maximalism, lack of accurate assessments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (2): 60–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Despina Michael New hopes for a final settlement in Cyprus have recently been raised because of the high-powered talks between President Demetrios Christofias of the Republic of Cyprus and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat. This essay considers how a reunified Cyprus might deal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Given the insignificant size of the Cypriot economy for the eurozone as a whole, the Cyprus case was treated more as a political exercise and held up as an example for other eurozone members rather than seen as a serious economic threat, while little attention was given to its potential as a precedent...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (3): 105–134.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Pavlos I. Koktsidis; Menelaos Apostolou Negotiations for the settlement of the Cyprus question have resumed amid a pressing geopolitical and economic reality. Greek and Turkish Cypriots adopt distinct interpretations of the United Nations–designated recipe for a bicommunal and bizonal federation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and his government, which included members of the Turkish-­Cypriot minority, including the vice president, Dr. Fazıl Kucuk. The 1960 constitution of Cyprus was based heavily on the ethnic composition of the island: a Greek-­Cypriot president and a Turkish-­ Cypriot vice president—who held equal...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 73–101.
Published: 01 March 2006
... pressures. While the plan’s rejec- tion by the Greek Cypriots on 24 April 2004 was their inalienable right, its exercise was followed by the orchestrated undermining of President Tas- sos Papadopoulos and further unconscionable pressures, tantamount to the “punishment” of the Republic of Cyprus...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 12–20.
Published: 01 March 2002
... more intransigent Turkish Cypriot leader, Rauf Denktash. The Turkish deputy for- eign minister, Faruk Logodlu, on several recent occasions has stated that the reason the Cyprus problem is not solved yet is that Greek Cypriots concen- trate on accession rather than on the Cyprus problem.2...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
...George C. Georgiou This essay analyzes the economic consequences of the proposed reunification of Cyprus and concludes that, based on the framework presently being negotiated, the much-publicized economic peace dividend will not materialize for the majority of Cypriots. The economic costs...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (3): 98–127.
Published: 01 September 2001
... on the grounds of protecting the island’s Turkish Cypriot minority (around 18 percent of the total population) from the “Greeks’ campaign of terror.”1 The humiliated Greek junta resigned, and democracy was restored in Greece and Cyprus under the leaderships...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 107–134.
Published: 01 December 2012
... has been self-­consciously and persistently protecting the legal and moral rights of the Republic of Cyprus. While 37 percent of Cypriot territory remains, since 1974, under Turkey’s military occupation, Russia refuses to condone this state of affairs and forcefully resists its legitimization...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of Cyprus. Used with permission. presented unique challenges. Today, Greek Cypriots make up approximately 77 percent, Turkish Cypriots 18 percent, and others 5 percent of the island’s population, which is estimated at 1.16 million people.2 The associated eth- nic divisions, along with the relative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2007
... community, led by United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan, made a serious effort to promote a solution. The so-called Annan Plan, introduced in late 2002, pro- posed to “reunite” the Greek- and Turkish-Cypriot communities on the island through a complex confederation between them, subject...