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Gwynne Dyer: Middle East Christians are going, going, gone
Two high-profile incidents last week, at opposite ends of the Arab world, tell the story. In northern Iraq, recently conquered by the zealots of the newly proclaimed “Islamic...
Gwynne Dyer: American spies are completely out of control
The question to bear in mind, when reading this whole sorry tale, is this: If Americans are, on average, no stupider than Germans, then why are their intelligence services so...
Gwynne Dyer: It’s pretty obvious who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
“...and once the TAR (Target Acquisition Radar) has lock-on, this light will go green. Then just push this button here, and the rest’s automatic. Good luck! Oh, and make sure...
Gwynne Dyer: The origins of war
The 59 skeletons were found in 1964, lying together in a gravesite beside the Nile near what is now the Egyptian-Sudanese border. They died between 13,000 and 14,000 years ago,...
Gwynne Dyer: The latest "Gaza War"
Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said something cryptic last Friday (July 11), shortly after the Israelis began their latest round of attacks on the Gaza...
Gwynne Dyer: Ukraine's end game?
As the Russian-backed rebels abandoned almost all their positions in eastern Ukraine apart from the two regional capital cities, Donetsk and Luhansk, the various players made...
Gwynne Dyer: The Indonesian presidential election
Only a very bad novelist would dare to write a scenario as simplistic as the current presidential election in Indonesia. A young, attractive, squeaky-clean man of the people...
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...
Evan Goldberg wonders if the Sony hack was an inside job
Your horoscope from December 18 to 24, 2014
Demand for meat destroys Brazil's "underground forest"
20 years ago: Steve Dawson and Jesse Zubot blast on to the Vancouver music scene with the Spirit Merchants
Top eight things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, December 21
John Thomas: Leftist zombies steal Powell River municipal election
Conservative MP Nina Grewal’s son seeks nomination in Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon
Assaults in B.C. Corrections institutions on the rise: report
Celebrate New Year's Eve at these Vancouver restaurants and hotels
2014: What a wonderful year for women!
Jeff O’Neil Show criticized for “misogynist BS” over Justin Trudeau questions
COPE failed to disclose real-estate firm’s donation before election
Gwynne Dyer: Climate change's impossible deal
Jeff O’Neil Show and CFOX sorry for “F, kill, or marry” segment that was in “tremendously poor taste”
Justin Trudeau targets Conservative voters in B.C. while still advancing marijuana legalization
Shawn Vulliez: Don’t let The Pirate Bay die
Here's our review of The Interview anyway
The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies completes the Tolkien trilogy, finally
Province says transit plebiscite will be on “Metro Vancouver Congestion Improvement Tax”
Trinity Western University takes B.C. law society to court over Christian law school
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