The chapati is everywhere in Tunisia but no one knows how or why

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2015


  No one is able to accurately say how the chapati has come to be …

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In Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia bares its Sufi soul & anxiety about ISIL’s imprint

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2015


If there can be any measure of Tunisia’s anxiety about the extremist imprint, it came …

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On refugees, Angela Merkel has been nothing like that ugly new verb, Merkeln

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2015


The migration issue – and Germany’s remarkable response to it this week – means it …

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I say jalebi, Tunisia says z’labia. Could this Indian sweet really be Levantine?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2015


It was India’s ambassador in Tunisia, the charming, erudite and variously talented Nagma Malik who …

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Now it’s personal: fighting back can help defeat terror

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2015 / The National


Six unarmed men prevented “veritable carnage”, as France’s president put it, by tackling a Kalashnikov-wielding …

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Corbynomics & quantitive easing: ‘Twas Pat Moynihan who got there first

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2015


Indians of a certain age (or with excellent memories) will remember Daniel Patrick Moynihan mainly …

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Donald Trump’s nativist bandwagon: Would he throw someone like me off?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2015


Listen carefully to the Americans around you. The ones who are American by blood – …

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Why is everyone equating Jeremy Corbyn with Donald Trump?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2015


They are not two of a kind. Just being front-runners (for party nomination) on either …

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Corbyn-truths: We don’t have to wait for Chilcot to know Iraq was a mistake

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2015


You have to admire a man who doesn’t change his mind. Or, at least, you …

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Does #Hillary have some secret yoga move she wants to protect?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2015


So Hillary was always a winner but will she win this one? Should she? Eugene …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK