Occupied Territories Redux | Cyprus, and a Crisis a Century in the Making

America’s tentative return to the battlefields of Iraq, however reminiscent it is of unfinished American business there, is also a deadly reminder that the Arab world is still trying to sort out the unfinished business of the Ottoman Empire, a century after it collapsed.

After World War I, the region’s Arabs were not allowed a proper foundation on which to build stable, functional nations. And in more recent decades, they have been largely unsuccessful in doing so on their own.

A Crisis a Century in the Making

On Cyprus, the World is Silent

CYPRUS

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