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    Greece Royalist Foreign Policy Revisions
    Source: The Library of Congress Country Studies

    These developments brought several important consequences. First, royalists avenged the purges inflicted on them in 1917 by mounting counterpurges against Venizelists in the bureaucracy and the military, perpetuating the wounds of the National Schism. Second, the conservatives attempted to outdo the fervent nationalism of the Venizelists by adopting an even more aggressive position toward Turkey. Third, because many of the commitments made to Greece were personal ones between Allied leaders such as Lloyd George and Wilson--who themselves would soon fall from power--and Venizelos, the removal of the Cretan statesman from power considerably weakened those agreements. The result was that Allied support for Greek expansion waned.

    Data as of December 1994

    NOTE: The information regarding Greece on this page is re-published from The Library of Congress Country Studies. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Greece Royalist Foreign Policy Revisions information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece Royalist Foreign Policy Revisions should be addressed to the Library of Congress.

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