The Cyprus dispute

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Describe the most influential author on the dispute
James Ker-Lindsey, the Cyprus Dispute: what everyone needs to know
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Describe how polemics changes discussion of this issue
Conflict around definitions of occassions, TRNC remembers 1974 as a 'peace operation' whereas Greek Cypriots call the TRNC the occupied territories
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What do both sides want in their constitution?
GC want a unified state, TRC would like a confederation or a formalised division. Thus the discussion of unification already begins with what JKL describes the 'most acceptable compromise solution'
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When was the Treaty of Guarantee and the new constitution and what did this change?
1960 Treaty of Guarantee and the new constitution, 1963 Makarios proposed 13 amendments (veto power a large problem) and then the island broke into violance
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How many died at the 'bloody Christmas' and when was it?
Between 21–31 December 1963 up to 133 Turkish Cypriots were killed by Greek Cypriots.[7] 364 Turkish Cypriots and 174 Greek Cypriots were killed in the next years. 18,667 Turkish Cypriots from 103 different villages abandoned their homes
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Which freedoms do the GC and the EU want?
1) freedom of movement 2) freedom of property 3) democratic
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What did Turkey do to prop up the TC's?
1983 recognised the TRNC's independence (only country to do this), gives $1000 per head and encouraged 40,000 settlers (Geneva Convention War Crime)
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What are the 'nightmare situations' on both sides and who originated this phrase?
David Hannay, British ambassador to Cyprus 1996-2003, TC fear outnumbering and domination (inc. economic domination), GC's fear that Turkey will call a referendum and leave the country
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Describe the issue of property
Loizidou v Turkey 1996, European Court of Human Rights, +$1mil for compensation, Turkey only paid in 2003, substantial need to move, Kyrenia>Nicosia initially. annan plan 1/3 prop, 1/3 govt. bvonds 1/3 financial, difficulties of GC's settling
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International context from Britain and US?
ToG, 1960, Britain's 99km of sov. bases, 2003 and 2005 considering relinquishing its claims. US- Cuba analogy. Sunset clause on the ToG?
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What do G&T potentially want and is this right?
Enosis and Taksim - but an overrated and larger fear than should be from both sides.
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Problematic intervention from G&T?
Greece - involvement in 1974 coup and missile crisis 1997-1998 (badly viewed by Coufoudakis)
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