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Gwynne Dyer: ISIS returns the caliphate to the Middle East
“Listen to your caliph and obey him. Support your state, which grows every day,” said Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, announcing the rebirth of the Caliphate in the broad territory between...
Gwynne Dyer: The Hong Kong referendum
“The oppositions in Hong Kong should understand and accept that Hong Kong is not an independent country. They should not think that they have the ability to turn Hong Kong into...
Gwynne Dyer: It's a little too quiet in Thailand
“It’s quiet out there. Too quiet.” In the old Hollywood movies, that’s the line that one of the intrepid explorers utters just before all hell breaks loose in the jungle. But the...
Gwynne Dyer: How do you get to be an ally of the United States?
“The Polish-American alliance is worthless, even harmful, as it gives Poland a false sense of security. It's bullshit.”—Polish Foreign Minister Radoslav Sikorski, secretly taped...
Gwynne Dyer: Time for Iraq to take a tranquillizer
It’s time for everybody in Iraq to take a tranquillizer. The media will go on fizzing with apocalyptic speculations for a week or so, because that kind of talk always sells, but...
Gwynne Dyer: Tony Blair talks ISIS and the Middle East
Whatever else you may say about the “young war criminal” (as British journalist Alan Watkins used to call former prime minister Tony Blair), he certainly fights his corner with...
Gwynne Dyer: Kurdistan’s big chance lies with Peshmerga
Every disaster creates opportunities for somebody. If the Kurds of Iraq play their cards right, they could finally end up with the borders they want, fully recognised by a...
Gwynne Dyer: ISIS rises in Iraq
The Iraqi army will have to destroy Mosul in order to save it—and it’s not clear whether it can do the job even then. It isn’t so much an army as a vast system of patronage...
Gwynne Dyer: Redemption in Kosovo
“The signs of collusion between the criminal class and the highest political and institutional office holders are too numerous and too serious to be ignored,” concluded the report...
Gwynne Dyer: The irony of Vladimir Putin's visit to Normandy
The presence of President Vladimir Putin on the Normandy beaches on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings was planned long before the current conflict over Ukraine, but it is...
Your horoscope from November 27 to December 3, 2014
Kim Cattrall among Whistler Film Festival honorees
Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin remains a major force in B.C. economy
Canada's new prostitution law won’t change policing priorities in Vancouver
CUPE BC launches legal action against Kirk LaPointe and the NPA
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says he'll get arrested on Burnaby Mountain
John Cleese returns to the quiet source of his chaotic comedy
How Gregor Robertson and Linda Hepner can bring rapid transit to Vancouver and Surrey
BC Civil Liberties Association says many arrests on Burnaby Mountain may have been illegitimate
Your horoscope from November 20 to 26, 2014
Dramatic photos: Police arrest Kinder Morgan pipeline protesters on Burnaby Mountain
Mötley Crüe goes out in a brainless blaze of glory in Vancouver
Kirk LaPointe continues bashing Gregor Robertson
Homeless in Vancouver: Hey police…why so much killing?
Lawyer condemns arrests of Burnaby Mountain protesters while appeals are before courts
Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi stories generate plenty of party chatter and questions
RCMP continues arresting protesters against Kinder Morgan surveying on Burnaby Mountain
Lukes General Store puts down Gastown roots
Viveca Ellis: Child poverty in B.C. is a policy-failure crisis
Vision Vancouver commissioners vote to leave aquarium breeding ban decision to the NPA
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