Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer

Khashoggi death: Worse than a crime

Khashoggi death: Worse than a crime

Thursday, 18 October 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

The killing of the Saudi journalist was definitely a blunder. Mohammed bin Salman thinks he can make foreigners shut up but his very own family can probably bring him down If Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), did really send a hit team to Turkey to...

Corbyn, Palestinians and Brexit

Corbyn, Palestinians and Brexit

Monday, 20 August 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

It is plausible to think that Jeremy Corbyn might lose the leadership as it is becoming clear that he is the main reason labour doesn’t enjoy a big lead in the opinion polls It sounds like a tempest in a teapot but it could bring down Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of...

It's a long-term strategy

It's a long-term strategy

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

The ICC wasn’t created to overthrow people like Duterte. Its real function is to provide a legal way for punishing members of a criminal regime after it has collapsed Here’s the good news. last February, the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague opened an inquiry into alleged crimes against humanity...

Our future: Hothouse earth

Our future: Hothouse earth

Friday, 10 August 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

The scientific word is out: We have already passed the point where a return to the stable climate of the past 14,000 years is possible and we are on course for ‘hothouse earth’ It would be churlish to ask what took them so long. let us be grateful instead that the...

Arduous path to democracy

Arduous path to democracy

Monday, 06 August 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

The general direction of travel in South-East Asia and elsewhere is still towards democracy, but it’s a longer journey than it looks A quarter-century before the Arab Spring of 2011, there was a democratic spring in South-East Asia: The Philippines in 1986, Burma in 1988, Thailand in 1992 and Indonesia in...

Where will it all endij

Where will it all endij

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

Vagaries of climate change are such that it’s going to get worse before it gets better. When dealing with the future, you can only deal in probabilities; and even those are very dodgy This is Armageddon Summer in the northern hemisphere: Out-of-control wildfires all around the Arctic Circle (not to mention...

Zimbabwe goes to polls in showdown vote

Saturday, 28 July 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

Zimbabwe’s first free elections are set to change the nation’s course but it’s difficult to tell who’s best to save the economy: New blood or old tyrantIJ I am as soft as wool. I am a very soft person in life,” Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa told the BBC in a recent interview,...

Changing Syria's demography

Monday, 23 July 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

Syria is no place to be if you are in the bad books of the regime. With the fall of Deraa, the end of Syria’s civil war is within sight. What will the victorious Ba'ath Party doIJ With the fall of Deraa, the end of Syria’s civil war is within sight....

State Editions

Pb CM to meet Israeli Prez on October 23

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Hry to form State Bench of GST Appellate Tribunal

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

In brief

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Hry Police focusing on stress mgmt at workplace

19 October 2018 | PNS | Chandigarh

Sunday Edition

OddlyEnough

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

'Ganesh vandana made on a lark with tune in mind'

14 October 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Happiness in your hands

14 October 2018 | Dr Meenal Sharma Jagtap | Agenda

WeeklyNatter

14 October 2018 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Sky is the limit

14 October 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Briefly Speaking

14 October 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda