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Basics of Persuasion

Reader comment on item: Forty Years after the Invasion of Cyprus

Submitted by Joel (United States), Jul 21, 2014 at 17:35

If you want to persuade people to oppose the status quo in Cyprus, explain Turkey's claim, and then explain why it's invalid. Don't just suppose that people will be against Turkey because you are.

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I accept no justification for 40 years of occupation and therefore did not see fit to reproduce the justification for it.

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