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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

Navalny Murder

18 February 2024 Navalny Murder By Gwynne Dyer Vladimir Putin’s regime had been assassinating Chechen warlords, defectors from the Russian intelligence services and sundry wayward oligarchs for years, but its first political murder was the hit on high-profile journalist Anna Politkovskaya, who was gunned down in her Moscow apartment in

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Indonesia: A Curious Outcome

14 February 2024 Indonesia: A Curious Outcome By Gwynne Dyer Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo concluded his second five-year term on Tuesday with a national election in which his chosen successors won a convincing victory. ‘Jokowi’, as everybody calls him, still enjoys 70% public approval and he has every right to

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Ukraine: The Generals Are Not The Problem

10 February 2024 Ukraine: The Generals Are Not The Problem By Gwynne Dyer ‘God is usually on the side of the big battalions’, Voltaire allegedly said. Not always, but ‘usually’. So how much do you want to bet? Coming up to the second anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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Turning Japanese

7 February 2024 Turning Japanese By Gwynne Dyer It did not end well for Karolina Shiino, the young woman who won the title of Miss Japan two weeks ago. She has just handed her crown back after a scandal-mongering magazine revealed that she has been having an affair with a

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Pakistan Election 2024

4 February 2024 Pakistan Election 2024 By Gwynne Dyer Pakistan’s former prime minister, former cricket superstar and latter-day populist politician Imran Khan was having a quiet week in jail, six months into his three-year sentence for corruption, and suddenly all hell broke loose. Last Tuesday he was given another 10-year

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Iran-US: A Man’s Gotta Do What a Man’s Gotta Do

30 January 2024 Iran-US: A Man’s Gotta Do What a Man’s Gotta Do By Gwynne Dyer In the immediate aftermath of the massacre of 1,140 Israeli civilians by Hamas terrorists last October, US President Joe Biden went to Israel and gave Israeli Prime Minister some good advice. “While you feel

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