While Ukraine isn’t exactly “like Cyprus,” there are intriguing similarities that raise the possibility of a solution along similar lines.
- Leon Hadar
- The National Interest
Once upon a time, the leaders of a mighty military power, which was the successor to a great historic empire that had lost much of its territories after the end of an international war, were concerned that political instability and a regime change in a nearby country that had once been one of its provinces could threaten its ethnic brethren that resided in that lost domain.
Further, these leaders feared that a rival historic power with ties to the country’s other ethnic group would exploit the situation to attain a…