Gwynne Dyer

South Sudan is not Africa

This is not an article on South Sudan, which is just as well because the conflicts there are almost fractal in their complexity

North Korea not plotting its own demise

Here we go again. North Korea launched a ballistic missile of intercontinental range on Sunday (saying it was just putting up a satellite)

Trump vs Sanders – vs Bloomberg?

The outcome of the US presidential primaries was supposed to be Hillary Clinton

Seventy years pass by without a nuclear war

70th anniversary of the first use of a nuclear weapon on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.

Democracy stalls in Burma

There was supposed to be a referendum in Burma this month.

Legacy of First World War

β€œIt was not worth even one life,” said Harry Patch shortly before he died in 2009 at the age of 111

Perpetuating Gaza war

Mahmoud Abbas said something cryptic last Friday, shortly after the Israelis began their latest round of attacks

The dreams of Capt. Sanogo

Imagine that you are a junior officer in a West African army.