Profile of Gwynne Dyer

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  • If you’re a dictator, you can go home again

    The real puzzle is why he ever left his comfortable exile in England in the first place. In theory, Musharraf, who seized power in Pakistan in ...

  • Documenting the blindingly obvious

    That’s the real message of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report on the impact of warming on human beings, released this ...

  • The framing of al-Megrahi

    Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, a Libyan airline official who was convicted of placing the bomb aboard the plane and sentenced to 27 years in prison by a ...

  • Ukraine: Putin’s choice

    But Vladimir Putin still has to decide what he does next.One option, of course, is to do nothing more. He has his little local triumph in Crimea, ...

  • Afghanistan: mission not accomplished

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper was equally upbeat when addressing Canadian troops just before they pulled out in 2011. Afghanistan no longer ...

  • India’s election is one to watch

    The BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party — Indian People’s Party) is a socially conservative, Hindu nationalist party that has only had one full term in ...

  • Corruption, meet Turkey

    But he didn’t deny that the voice on the recordings was his, nor that the other voice was that of his son Bilal. He explained the phone ...

  • Ukraine: this won’t end well for the president

    That was what the police said at 6 p.m. local time Tuesday in Kiev, as they launched their assault on the protesters who have occupied the main ...

  • Burma’s next president

    If she ran, she would surely win: she is to Burma what Nelson Mandela was to South Africa. However, as things now stand she is not legally ...

  • The Arab Spring three years on

    In many places the Arab revolutionaries had startlingly quick successes at first — Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen — just like the French, German and ...