By Michalis S Michael
Since the collapse of the Annan Plan in 2008 – the contention being that its finality was rendered during Demetris Christofias presidency– we are able to visualise, more clearly, the contradictory trajectory of Cyprus’s peace talks.
By using the Burkean dictum that ‘those who ignore the past are condemned to repeat it’, as our guiding principle, we are also able to contemplate the potential consequences for Cyprus should the current peace talks fail to reach an amicable settlement.
Cyprus’ current dilemma between separatism and unification is expressed more tangibly in the new challenges posed by the doctrine of pre-emption.
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