Profile of Gwynne Dyer

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  • U.S. spies in Germany spell the end of trust

    After the most recent revelations about American spying in Germany, there was considerable speculation among members of the Bundestag ...

  • How things will unfold in Ukraine

    Newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said cautiously that this could be “the beginning of the turning point in the fight against ...

  • Hong Kong says yes to democracy

    Clearly, some important people in the Communist regime are very unhappy about the “civil referendum” on democracy that has just ended in Hong ...

  • Trouble brewing in Thailand

    It’s just over a month since the Thai army overthrew Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and took control of the country. The elected government, ...

  • The young war criminal speaks

    In a 3,000-word essay on his website, Tony Blair wrote about last week’s conquest of almost half Iraq’s territory by the fanatical fighters of ...

  • There can be redemption, even in Kosovo

    The name of Hashim Thaci, then prime minister of Kosovo and former leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), was mentioned 27 times in 27 ...

  • Egypt’s man of destiny — for awhile

    Not for Sisi the implausible margins of victory claimed by Men of Destiny in other Arab countries, like the 96.3 per cent that Egypt’s last ...

  • The price Putin will pay

    His own desire to avoid humiliation gets in the way of rapid disengagement from a losing battle, which why he waited until two days before the ...

  • China and India: the tortoise and the hare

    If he can avoid tripping over his own ideology, he might just succeed.“India’s century” is a misleading phrase, of course, because no country ...

  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    But are we really central to the scheme of things? That is a different question.Almost all the scientific discoveries of the past few centuries ...