Welcome to Gwynne Dyer's Website

Welcome to the site of author Gwynne Dyer.

Gwynne Dyer is an historian and independent journalist, has published several books and has had his articles widely syndicated for many years. He is also available for university and corporate speaking engagements.

Gwynne Dyer

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Recent Articles

‘General Winter’ Missed the Bus

8 March 2023 ‘General Winter’ Missed the Bus By Gwynne Dyer “The cold is coming soon,” gloated former Russian president Dmitry Medvedev last June. He predicted that the citizens of the European Union, deprived of the Russian gas that normally supplied about 40% of their energy, would be freezing in

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Starmer and Gray: A Dastardly Plot?

5 March 2023 Starmer and Gray: A Dastardly Plot? By Gwynne Dyer At first, it just looked like dumb luck. Less than a year after he was driven from office by his own party, former British prime minister Boris Johnson was getting his final comeuppance. The cross-party Privileges Committee that

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Israeli Pogrom

1 March 2023 Israeli Pogrom By Gwynne Dyer The dictionary definition of ‘pogrom’ is “an organized massacre of a particular ethnic group, in particular that of Jewish people in Russia or eastern Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.” So there is something deeply strange about hearing ‘pogrom’

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Making Lethal Molecules

26 February 2023 Making Lethal Molecules By Gwynne Dyer “We are but one very small company (among) many hundreds of companies using AI software for drug discovery and de novo design. How many of them have…the know-how to find the pockets of chemical space that can be filled with molecules

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Nigerian Election

20 February 2023 Nigerian Election By Gwynne Dyer There is something wrong with Nigeria. It is Africa’s most populous country, with a fifth of the continent’s entire population (200 million). It is a major oil producer, pumping 1.5 million barrels a day. But its GDP per capita is slightly less

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Ukraine War and International Law

20 February 2023 Ukraine War and International Law By Gwynne Dyer Just before the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine (Friday, 24 February), France’s President Emmanuel Macron declared that he wanted to see Russia “defeated, but not crushed.” That is a very fine distinction, but an important one.

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