Los “griegos” eran ciudadanos de Turquía de religión cristiana ortodoxa. Los norteamericanos miraron para otro lado:
Many Greeks compare the events of September 1955 with the atrocities that accompanied the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. The primary difference is that the horrors of the later period — in which Greek Churches and their sacred chalices and Icons were profaned in unspeakable ways, and priests and Bishops were set on fire and beaten to death — occurred in a country that was a member of the NATO alliance and the recipient of American economic and military assistance.
Ahora acaban de meter a Albania en la alianza. Con esos precedentes, no es de extrañar que cada vez más europeos se pregunten si no estaremos más seguros bajo el paraguas ruso.