Resolving the Cyprus Conflict: Negotiating History by Michális Stavrou Michael (auth.)

By Michális Stavrou Michael (auth.)

By putting the clash in its ancient, ideological, ethno-political and geostrategic context, the e-book extends past traditional realist ways and lays naked these much less noticeable dimensions which are frequently neglected via analysts and policy-makers alike.

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Attempts by the British to find “moderate” Greek Cypriots with whom they could deal over the Radcliffe proposals proved elusive, and it became abundantly clear that no one but Makarios had the authority to negotiate on behalf of the Greek Cypriot community. Makarios’s absence from Cyprus had another profound effect: it provided Grivas with greater latitude for military action and consolidated his political authority over EOK A. In course of time, solidifying his political position, Grivas was elevated to coleader status of the entire enosist movement, and he became the principle agent and symbol of militant enosis.

24 Comparing both sets of documents, the gulf between the two communities is immediately apparent. In this first exchange, there was a clear division between the Greek Cypriot’s multiregional and the Turkish Cypriots’ bizonal federal model. In contrast to the Greek Cypriot side, Denktash made no proposal on the territorial question. While Clerides advocated a strong central government, Denktash pushed for a “loose” federation in which state rights superseded those of the federal government, based on a firm belief that the central government derived its power from the two communal administrations, and not the reverse, as attested by Clerides.

76 Another significant feature of the 1964 crisis was that it ushered in the direct involvement of the United States in the Cyprus conflict. An extension of the Truman doctrine to include Cyprus within its ambit saw the British relinquishing primacy to the Americans. S. foreign policy during the 1960s, award-winning journalists Edward Weintal and Charles Bartlett judged America’s first foray into the Cyprus conflict as an unmitigated success. S. S. policy did manage to keep the Soviets from gaining a foothold in a strategically placed East Mediterranean/Middle Eastern outpost; it deterred Turkey from invading the island;78 and it also averted intercommunal hostilities from spilling over into a broader Greco-Turkish war.

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