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By Gwynne Dyer - Apr 14,2018
Presidents and prime ministers who start wars still do not go to jail, but in democratic countries it is getting common to see presidents facing jail for corruption.
By Gwynne Dyer - Apr 07,2018
Lots of countries have two or more official languages: Canada (two), Belgium (three), Switzerland (four), South Africa (eleven), India (twenty-three) and so on. They all have trouble balancing the competing demands of the various language groups.
By Gwynne Dyer - Apr 04,2018
We must speak with one voice in exposing the regime for what it is, a threat to the peace and security of the whole world,” said US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley last December, trying to drum up support for stronger international sanctions against Iran and maybe ev
By Gwynne Dyer - Mar 24,2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte once said that Ferdinand Marcos, who was overthrown by the first non-violent revolution “People Power” in 1986, would have been the Philippines’ best president “if he did not become a dictator”.
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 28,2018
As a passer-by in the upscale Johannesburg suburb of Saxonwold observed, the South African police would never have raided the enormous, high-walled compound of the Gupta family if President Jacob Zuma were not on the brink of removabl.
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 22,2018
On Sunday, it was revealed that the Syrian army has made a deal to help the Syrian Kurds, who are technically rebels, fight off the Turkish invasion of Afrin, a chunk of Syrian territory on the north-western border with Turkey that has been held by the Kurds since 2012.And the Ru
By Gwynne Dyer - Feb 10,2018
It began, as so many things do these days, with a Donald Trump tweet.
By Gwynne Dyer - Jan 20,2018
Poor Donald Trump. He was simply asking for information, and they are all over him as if he were a racist thug. His choice of words was unfortunate, but the angels rejoice when an ignorant person seeks enlightenment.
By Gwynne Dyer - Jan 13,2018
If you had a million dollars to spend (but not on yourself), where would it do the most good?
By Gwynne Dyer - Oct 05,2017
We have to face facts: there is no US federal government anymore in the normal sense of the word.Social security payments still get made and the 2.79 million federal civil servants still get paid, but there is no such thing as US government policy — especially foreign policy.Take

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