Denis Macshane

Denis Macshane

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London paralyzed by Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, Brexit in 2018

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If Wilson had understood Eastern Mediterranean politics in 1974 or if Callaghan had the same courage as Margaret Thatcher when the Argentinian junta invaded the Falklands in 1982, a thin trip-wire of British military could perhaps have stopped the full invasion and occupation of northern Cyprus.