World View: Ukraine: The counter-offensive begins

“Some of them will and some of them won’t” is the standard assumption based on the past year’s fighting
By Gwynne Dyer Jun. 16, 2023

Earthquakes and the blame

 Strong concrete floors and vertical columns separating them, both steel-reinforced, cost a bit more, of course, but they keep your people alive. If you live in an earthquake zone, that’s what you do.
By Gwynne Dyer Feb. 17, 2023