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  1. India's nuclear deal not likely to see light of day

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... That deal is all about circumventing the NPT so India (which has not signed the treaty) can keep its nuclear weapons, and still gets permission to buy nuclear materials and technology ... nuclear-armed countries, and it has been moderately successful. Nobody is going to take India's nuclear weapons away (or Pakistan's, or Israel's), but there is still value in trying ...

  2. A carrot for India that's hard to swallow

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... India should have had a permanent seat on the security council from the start, but unfortunately the UN was set up in 1945 and India did not get its independence from Britain until 1947. So, for 58 years, the second-most populous country on the planet has been frozen out of the world's highest council. Of course it must be India- but, in that case, why not say so? Is it possible ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A Mars launch today, a human colony tomorrow?

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 07:04pm by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Gwynne Dyer says India's Mars mission may be driven by nationalism but it is also part of the bigger human pursuit to extend life beyond earth Space to grow ... and so India seized the opportunity to be the first Asian country to go to Mars. Fifteen months after the decision was announced, India's Mangalyaan vehicle blasted off from the Satish ...

  4. Who needs America?

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... for the settlement of the boundary dispute.' But Indian National Security Adviser M. K. Narayanan's announcement on Sunday, during Premier Wen Jiabao's four-day visit to India, is good news for those who hope that their children or grandchildren will not die in a third world war. There will have to be further talks before India and China actually start demarcating their long Himalayan ...

  5. Postpone climate deal until US, China ready

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... they are the ones who created the current crisis by burning fossil fuels for 200 years. Rapidly developing countries like China, India and Brazil, on the other hand, have only recently begun to pump out ...

  6. There are no degrees of planetary oblivion

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... than now. There will be severe drying in Central America, on both sides of the Mediterranean, and in a broad band across the Middle East, northern India and Southeast Asia. So ...

  7. Hampered by glacial pace of climate action

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... countries of the G5 (China, India, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa) then called the rich countries' bluff by demanding that the G8 set an interim target for emissions cuts by 2020. Any leader ...

  8. Africa land grab not the answer to food security

    Posted May 12th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer In the past two years, various non-African countries- China, India, South Korea, Britain and the Arab Gulf states lead the pack- have been taking over huge tracts of farmland in Africa by lease or purchase, to produce food or biofuels for their own use. Critics call them 'neo-colonialists', but they will not be as successful as the old ones. The scale ...

  9. Set an example on nuclear disarmament

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Britain, France and China) has kept its side of the deal. In the circumstances, it's remarkable that only four more countries have developed nuclear weapons. Three of them (Israel, India ...

  10. Warming ties

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... that 'I run research projects in collaboration with government organisations, think-tanks, universities in China and India on climate change and what to do about it. What I can tell you ...



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