Gwynne Dyer has worked as a freelance journalist, columnist, author, broadcaster, and lecturer on international affairs for more than 20 years. Dyer has served in the Canadian, British, and American navies. He holds a PhD in war studies from the University of London, has taught at Sandhurst, and has served on the Board of Governors of Canada's Royal Military College. His twice-weekly column on international affairs is published by 175 newspapers in 45 countries, and is translated into more than a dozen languages. He is the author of several books, including War, Future: Tense, and The Mess They Made.