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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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Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

22 November 2023 Israel-Hamas Ceasefire By Gwynne Dyer There are really three parties to the ‘pause’ – nobody is officially using the word ‘ceasefire’ – that brings at least a temporary end to the fighting in the Gaza Strip. Two of the three parties, Hamas and the United States, would very much like it to

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