Libya and Altruism

25 March 2011 Libya and Altruism by Gwynne Dyer They have committed themselves to a war, but they have no plans for what happens after tomorrow night. They swear that they will never put ground troops into Libya, so their strategy consists solely of hoping that air strikes on Colonel Gadaffy’s air defence systems (and […]

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Libya and Bahrain

21 February 2011 Libya and Bahrain by Gwynne Dyer Watching the extraordinarily rambling and repetitive speech by Colonel Moammar Gaddafi’s 38-year-old second son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, on Libyan television on Sunday night, I couldn’t help being struck by how ignorant the man was. According to Saif, the protests in Libya are the work of drunks,

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Nuclear Proliferation

29 January 2004 Nuclear Proliferation: It’s Not Always About You By Gwynne Dyer “We were all wrong,” David Kay told the US Senate Armed Forces Committee on 28 January, admitting that he no longer believes that Saddam Hussein had any ‘weapons of mass destruction’. But the arms inspector who led the Bush administration’s Iraq Survey

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