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

A Shocking Disclosure

8 January 2023 A Shocking Disclosure By Gwynne Dyer Where do you look when somebody says: “In the age of Apaches and laptops, everything I did in the course of two combat tours was recorded, time-stamped. I could always say precisely how many enemy combatants I’d killed. And I felt

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‘Geoengineering’ Scam

4 January 2023 ‘Geoengineering’ Scam By Gwynne Dyer It was the moral equivalent of a fart in a hurricane. The ‘hurricane’ was the explosion of the Mount Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines in 1991, which boosted 17 million tons of sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere. The sulfur dioxide didn’t hurt

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The Next Ukrainian Offensive

1 January 2023 The Next Ukrainian Offensive By Gwynne Dyer It’s still unseasonably warm in Ukraine, but there’s a chance of a hard freeze next weekend. By mid-month it should be reliably below zero almost all the time: the ground will be hard and the smaller streams will have frozen

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South Africa: The Overstuffed Couch

21 December 2022 South Africa: The Overstuffed Couch By Gwynne Dyer “Don’t have a couch stuffed with cash? Don’t worry, you can keep reading for free,” read the ad on the website of the ‘Daily Maverick’, a tough and sometimes very funny South African news site. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cash-stuffed

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Nuclear Fusion: IN and OUT

14 December 2022 Nuclear Fusion: IN and OUT By Gwynne Dyer Nuclear fusion, the ‘holy grail’ that would finally end all the world’s energy problems, has been receding into the future at the rate of about one year per year all my adult life – it was always “about thirty

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Two Coups (Failed) and Some Random Speculation

11 December 2022 Two Coups (Failed) and Some Random Speculation By Gwynne Dyer Could there be anything more ridiculous than last week’s failed coup attempt in Peru? Last Wednesday morning, President Pedro Castillo made an unscheduled broadcast announcing that he was dissolving Congress, suspending the constitution, and would rule the

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