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Ah, welcome to Cyprus, home to a generation of people who grew up under colonialist rule. It's only 40 odd years later, and they haven't quite gotten with the program yet.
by Upstate NY on Wed Feb 15th, 2006 at 10:31:29 AM EST
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>>A<< Generation? Prior to 1960 when was the last time Cyprus was independant? 314 BC?
by messy on Thu Feb 16th, 2006 at 02:52:20 PM EST
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Good question. I was just assuming that anyone older than the current generation of rulers (who all grew up under colonialism and would now qualify as political dinosaurs) is dead.

Unfortunately, the only people with happy memories of peaceful coexistence between Greeks and Turks are also of that generation.

by Upstate NY on Fri Feb 17th, 2006 at 12:22:48 AM EST
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