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

Ukraine Black Sea Corridor

20 July 2022 Ukraine Black Sea Corridor By Gwynne Dyer “Not all issues have yet been resolved, but the fact that there is movement is already good,” said Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran on Tuesday. “We feel that incrementally, there’s been a little bit more progress made, but there’s

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Iran Nukes: End of the Road

18 July 2022 Iran Nukes: End of the Road By Gwynne Dyer About six weeks ago Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), warned that the attempt to revive the 2015 deal that restricted Iran’s ability to enrich uranium was on the brink of collapse. Three

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South Africa: How Did Ramaphosa Get So Rich?

20 June 2022 South Africa: How Did Ramaphosa Get So Rich? By Gwynne Dyer Once upon a time (about four years ago) Cyril Ramaphosa was seen as South Africa’s last, best hope. Since the end of apartheid in 1994, the leadership of the country’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) had

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Latin America: The Pink Tide Is Rising

13 June 2022 Latin America: The Pink Tide Is Rising By Gwynne Dyer “Corruption isn’t fought with slogans on TikTok,” complained veteran Colombian presidential candidate Gustavo Petro. But social media can win elections, and a right-wing dark horse called Rodolfo Hernández, who calls himself the ‘King of TikTok’, may crush

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Boris Johnson: Dead Man Walking

8 June 2022 Boris Johnson: Dead Man Walking by Gwynne Dyer ‘Cad.’ ‘Scoundrel.’ ‘Rotter.’ The words that members of the British public used to describe Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the aftermath of last weekend’s failed attempt by parliamentary members of his own Conservative Party to remove him from office

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Jealous Gods

6 June 2022 Jealous Gods By Gwynne Dyer As everybody knows, the gods are thin-skinned, both the many gods of the classical pantheons (Greek, Roman, Hindu) and the jealous single gods of the monotheisms (Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Criticise them in any way, and they will punish you severely – or

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