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BIO: Author, ‘Growing Pains: The Future of Democracy (and Work)’

DYER: Taiwan: The codger misspeaks again – or does he?

Biden did not actually promise to commit American forces to defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion.

DYER: Russia will not disappear

Russia is as unlikely to split up permanently as France or Japan.

DYER: Farewell neutrality: Sweden and Finland

They have no nuclear weapons, and the only way they can have their security guaranteed by a nuclear deterrent is to ...

DYER: What’s wrong with the Philippines?

The Philippines is a leading contender for the title of ‘world’s most populist country’.

DYER: China and Covid: The cost of infallibility

Chinese customers are shifting away from dependence on supply chains originating in China. The shift could be permanent.

Ukraine: Reversal of expectations

Excessive caution has given way to over-confidence.

DYER: Climate change hits Southern Africa

People say you can’t do anything about the weather, but it may actually be possible to weaken or even stop these storms.

DYER: What to do about Boris Johnson?

Following the decline of Rishi Sunak’s star, the Conservatives have no other candidate who will tickle the electorate’s ...

DYER: Russia's second offensive in Ukraine

Strict military logic would argue for postponing the Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine until then, but Putin ...

DYER: Ukraine: The impact of the atrocities

Everybody now knows exactly where [Moscow] stands, which means this war will go on until Ukraine is destroyed or Russia ...

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