Month: January 2024

Routine Rockets

21 January 2024 Routine Rockets By Gwynne Dyer Not all that long ago, attacking another country’s territory was still seen as a big deal. It was, in legal terms, an ‘act of war’, liable to have unpleasant and potentially unlimited consequences including full-scale war. Very powerful countries occasionally made small, one-off attacks on very weak …

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The Trouble with Events

17 January 2024 The Trouble with Events By Gwynne Dyer Harold Macmillan, British prime minister about half a century ago, was once asked what was the greatest challenge for a political leader. “Events, dear boy, events,” he replied. The same is true in this presidential election year in the United States. The event most likely …

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