Gwynne Dyer

COLUMN: Thailand: It’s quiet out there

It’s just over a month since the Thai army overthrew Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

COLUMN: Greenland’s race for modernity

Greenland has the highest suicide rate in the world: one in five Greenlanders tries to commit suicide at some point in their lives.

COLUMN: Geo-engineering is in trouble

It was already clear that we are very likely to break through all the “do not exceed” limits and go into runaway warming later this century.

COLUMN: Mandela: Right man at the right time

The Catholic Church consecrates saints with less pomp and sentimentality than was lavished on Nelson Mandela.

COLUMN: Central African Republic: A Genocide Forestalled

The Central African Republic (CAR) is one of the poorest and most inaccessible countries in the world.

COLUMN: Early warning of what could come

We’ve been telling the rest of the world we don’t want what’s happening to us to happen to everyone else.

COLUMN: Let’s just call it a good start — for now

Can it really be as easy as that? Get Rwanda to stop supporting the rebels in eastern Congo and the ware is over?

COLUMN: A truth-shaped hole for all to see

Politicians and government officials rarely tell outright lies; the cost of being caught out in a lie is too high.

Islamophobia in Europe

From the beginning of next month, it will be illegal for a Muslim woman in France to wear a full-face veil (niqab) in any public place.

Pakistan: A Deadly Silence

At least with a dictatorship, you know where you are — and if you know where you are, you may be able to find your way out.