Yalincak, Hakan (2009): Understanding the Cyprus problem: a small chess piece on a huge board.
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The island of Cyprus, the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, has witnessed an intermittently-bloody conflict since the latter part of the twentieth century. This island has over the past fifty years turned into a battle ground between the Greek and Turkish ethnic groups. Consequently, hundreds have died and thousands have become refugees and despite various efforts by third-parties, no solution has been achieved to date. This paper examines both the external and internal history of Cyprus and argues that Cyprus has a history of being utilized as a pawn on a larger European chess board and that the present stalemate of Turkey-EU relations has more to do with internal EU politics than with the Cyprus per se.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Understanding the Cyprus problem: a small chess piece on a huge board|
|Keywords:||Hakan Yalincak; New York University; State University of New York; Cyprus; European Union; Cyprus Conflict; 2004 Re-unification Plan; United Nations|
|Subjects:||K - Law and Economics > K3 - Other Substantive Areas of Law > K33 - International Law
Z - Other Special Topics > Z0 - General > Z00 - General
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A19 - Other
|Depositing User:||Mr. Orhun Hakan Yalincak|
|Date Deposited:||19. Jul 2012 13:29|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:32|
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