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Gwynne Dyer: A cease-fire in Sri Lanka will cause more bloodshed in the long term
As the 26-year war in Sri Lanka nears its end, every busybody in the world is urging the Sri Lankan government to stop. Spare the poor civilians trapped in the combat zone;...
Gwynne Dyer: Avigdor Lieberman injects truth into Israeli foreign policy
The great virtue of a maverick like Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman is that there is none of the usual pussy-footing around. He says exactly what he thinks. In an...
Gwynne Dyer: Obama publishes torture memos rather than pursue Bush regime torturers
"I don't look like Halle Berry," said Whoopie Goldberg in a recent interview. "But chances are, she's going to end up looking like me." Barack Obama doesn't look much like...
Gwynne Dyer: Class warfare in Thailand
Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was humiliated last week when red-shirted protesters overran the summit of Asian leaders that he was hosting and forced him to evacuate...
Gwynne Dyer: South Africa can survive Jacob Zuma
In less than two weeks (April 22), Jacob Zuma will be elected as South Africa's new president. Many people see this as the beginning of the end for South African democracy, and...
Gwynne Dyer: Barack Obama's emission cuts are pragmatic suicide
"We want to be in (the new UN climate pact), we want to be pragmatic, we want to look at the science," said Jonathan Pershing, the head of the U.S. delegation, during the talks on...
Gwynne Dyer: After 60 years, NATO is choking on its own success
The French city of Strasbourg and the German town of Kehl, which face each other across the river Rhine, will be in lock-down this weekend as the grandees of NATO (the North...
Gwynne Dyer: Ehud Barak is Benjamin Netanyahu's fig leaf
"I am not afraid of Bibi (Netanyahu). I will not be anybody's fig-leaf," said Ehud Barak, leader of Israel's Labour Party, defending his decision to join the hard-right coalition...
Gwynne Dyer: It's about how awful Africa is
On March 29, the 180,00 people of the island of Mayotte will decide whether they would like to become the 101st department of France. They live on a tropical island in the Indian...
Gwynne Dyer: Obama needs to restart America's conversation with Iran, again
You have to admire U.S. President Barack Obama's attempt to re-open the lines of communication with Iran—but you don't have to admire it much. Iran's real leader, Ayatollah Ali...
VIFF 2014: Vancouver Asahi premiere features Japanese stars and special Nikkei guest
Satan statue with erect penis replaced by penguin with sunglasses
Pandemonium at Vancouver Asahi premiere
VIFF 2014: Vancouver Asahi's Kazuya Kamenashi on baseball, Nikkei, and shaving body hair
Vancouver animal-rights activists demand Winners stores go fur-free
Beers to drink this fall, including new Maiden Voyage, Thanksgiving saisons, and more
UBC professor Tsur Somerville suggests Vancouver landowners split lots
Gwynne Dyer: Xi Jinping's choice in Hong Kong
Richmond won’t rule out a local police force
Seeking advice on kinks and fetishes
I wanted to go for a walk; instead I got sexually harassed
Commodore legend Drew Burns dies in Vancouver
Vancouver taxi licence freeze in the works as Uber plots comeback
The real contest in this Vancouver election is over control of council, not who's elected mayor
Yet another bland street name is coming to Vancouver
Empty homes not the issue in Vancouver, Urban Futures think-tank says
Here's some Vision Vancouver spam that came into my in-box since Friday
Surrey crime linked to Vancouver and Burnaby social-service and police policies
The long road that will inevitably lead Stephen Harper to commiting Canada to the war against ISIS
Gurpreet Singh: Arrival of unwanted guest Narendra Modi reveals America's real priorities
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