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Gwynne Dyer

How Obama's bin Laden win can get the U.S. out of Afghanistan more

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The decade was bookended by financial ruin in the U.S. more

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The Copenhagen talks on climate change are going badly, which doubtless pleases the federal government. It thinks a weak agreement or none at all will serve Canada's economic interests better. It is wrong.[rssbreak] more

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Copenhagen is turning into exactly the sort of shambles everybody feared it would be.[rssbreak] more

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Is Afghanistan really a base for terrorists? more

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The window of opportunity actually slammed shut in 2004, when Greek-Cypriot voters overwhelmingly rejected a United Nations plan to reunite the divided island of Cyprus. [rssbreak] more

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Earlier this year, the Pentagon committed $50 million to a study investigating why the suicide rate in the military is rising: it used to be below the suicide rate in comparable civilian groups, but now it's four times higher.[rssbreak] more

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There must be a better way to rig an election.[rssbreak] more

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My youngest daughter is seventeen, so she will have lived most of her life before the worst of the warming hits. But her later years will not be easy, and her kids will have it very hard from the start. As for their kids, I just don't know.[rs... more

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Early next week two German-owned container ships will arrive in Rotterdam from Vladivostok in the Russian Far East, having taken only one month to make the voyage. [rssbreak] more

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Some years ago, a political science professor at a Japanese university told me that he reckoned you could fit everybody who counted in Japan into one room.[rssbreak] more

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Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi was an intelligence agent. Since he worked for the Libyan government, he probably did some bad things. But he probably did not do the specific bad thing for which he was sentenced to 27 years in prison in Scotland.[rssbreak] more

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"They have the watches, but we have the time," say the Taliban commanders in Afghanistan, and it's perfectly true. The election on 20 August is not going to change that.[rssbreak] more

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Will charging for online news save dailies? more

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G8 carbon targets – the best a realist could hope for more

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US, Russia, Britain, France and China have all faltered with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty more

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It is 42 years since homosexual acts were legalised in Britain. A Labour government did that, of course, but now even the Conservatives have jumped on the bandwagon. The current Conservative leader, David Cameron, who will almost certainly be prim... more

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Coming 42 years after the British legalized homosexual acts, India follows suit more

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The rules for street demos are different in Iran. more

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It was a good speech by any measure, and it will go some way towards lessening the mistrust of the world's Muslims towards the United States. But when it comes to the core issue that has put Americans and Arabs on different sides of the fence over... more

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