Gwynne Dyer





Gwynne Dyer


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in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
April 17, 1943

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Gwynne Dyer, OC is a London-based independent Canadian journalist, syndicated columnist and military historian.

Dyer was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (then the Dominion of Newfoundland) and joined the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve at the age of sixteen. While still in the naval reserve, he obtained a BA in history from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1963; an MA in military history from Rice University in Houston, Texas, in 1966; and a PhD in military and Middle Eastern history at King's College London in 1973. Dyer served in the Canadian, American and British naval reserves. He was employed as a senior lecturer in war studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, 1973–77. In 1973 he began writing articles for leadi
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“The most basic change necessary to our collective survival is underway: the last redefinition of humanity - gradually extending from family to tribe to nation to the human race.”
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“If there was no American prison in Iraq, there would be no Islamic State now.”
Gwynne Dyer, Don't Panic: ISIS, Terror and Today's Middle East

“What makes the Arabs suitable candidates for democracy is their heritage as human beings, not their specific cultural or historical antecedents.”
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