The chapati is everywhere in Tunisia but no one knows how or why
Posted on August 31, 2015
No one is able to accurately say how the chapati has come to be one …Read More
In Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia bares its Sufi soul & anxiety about ISIL’s imprint
Posted on August 30, 2015
If there can be any measure of Tunisia’s anxiety about the extremist imprint, it came …Read More
On refugees, Angela Merkel has been nothing like that ugly new verb, Merkeln
Posted on August 29, 2015
The migration issue – and Germany’s remarkable response to it this week – means it …Read More
I say jalebi, Tunisia says z’labia. Could this Indian sweet really be Levantine?
Posted on August 28, 2015
It was India’s ambassador in Tunisia, the charming, erudite and variously talented Nagma Malik who …Read More
Now it’s personal: fighting back can help defeat terror
Posted on August 27, 2015 / The National
Six unarmed men prevented “veritable carnage”, as France’s president put it, by tackling a Kalashnikov-wielding …Read More
Corbynomics & quantitive easing: ‘Twas Pat Moynihan who got there first
Posted on August 26, 2015
Indians of a certain age (or with excellent memories) will remember Daniel Patrick Moynihan mainly …Read More
Donald Trump’s nativist bandwagon: Would he throw someone like me off?
Posted on August 25, 2015
Listen carefully to the Americans around you. The ones who are American by blood – …Read More
Why is everyone equating Jeremy Corbyn with Donald Trump?
Posted on August 24, 2015
They are not two of a kind. Just being front-runners (for party nomination) on either …Read More
Corbyn-truths: We don’t have to wait for Chilcot to know Iraq was a mistake
Posted on August 23, 2015
You have to admire a man who doesn’t change his mind. Or, at least, you …Read More
Does #Hillary have some secret yoga move she wants to protect?
Posted on August 22, 2015
So Hillary was always a winner but will she win this one? Should she? Eugene …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK