Germany just conquered this island nation, seizing a crucial, strategic piece of real estate.
The government of Cyprus no longer rules its own country. In March, the world watched in shock as the Cypriot government prepared to obey the Germans and raid the bank accounts of its own citizens.
Why Cyprus Matters
Cyprus is a powerful watch-post for anybody who wants to survey events in the Middle East. This is precisely what Germany and Rome are interested in. Continue reading