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Where Cyprus is, that is the question: Cyprus, ISIS & our willful blindness

Where Cyprus is, that is the question: Cyprus, ISIS & our willful blindness

By Argyro Nicolaou This past July, I submitted a proposal to the Commonwealth Writers for a commissioned piece on Cyprus and ISIS. Here is an excerpt from it: ”In January 2015, online videos showing ISIS jihadists in Syria driving pickup trucks with Cypriot license plates became a source of embarrassment for local law enforcement. Shrugged

The Public Debate on Cyprus Needs More Accurate Information

The last year was not one particularly full of good news in the eastern Mediterranean. The rise of ISIS, the economic crisis in Greece, the humanitarian catastrophe that is the refugee crisis, and political instability in Turkey are just few of the issues that make the region volatile. With this as a backdrop, the current

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