What? So India has graduated from poor-country club but won’t let go of aid?
Posted on May 31, 2016
The other day I read about the extent to which India had graduated from the …Read More
Collective punishment leads to radicalisation
Posted on May 29, 2016 / The Arab Weekly
News that the brother of a Brussels suicide bomber will represent Belgium at the Summer …Read More
Can Congress ever be relevant in India again?
Posted on May 26, 2016 / The National
Yet again, and crucially for the second time in two years, a political obituary is …Read More
Germany’s backhanded compliment to Maghreb countries
Posted on May 22, 2016 / The Arab Weekly
Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco have received a backhanded compliment from Germany, Europe’s most industrialised and …Read More
Halal food, Hui Muslims & Yinchuan. Beijing says this is Chinese Islam
Posted on May 21, 2016
What do you think of when I say the words “Chinese Islam”? The Uighurs probably, …Read More
In our age of distrust, who do you have faith in?
Posted on May 19, 2016 / The National
In this age of distrust, amateurism and automation are supposed to be the only things …Read More
Is the Japanese concept of Komorebi (see pic) really culturally untranslatable?
Posted on May 18, 2016
Someone posted a blog that listed “11 beautiful Japanese words that don’t exist in English’, …Read More
In 21st cent, politics, protest and story-telling as usual is no longer possible
Posted on May 17, 2016
Politics as usual is no longer possible in the 21st century, The Economist recently …Read More
BRICS really should have been Cribs. That would have been more realistic
Posted on May 16, 2016
How far we have come from that day in November when news came that Goldman …Read More
Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric is affecting the United States
Posted on May 15, 2016 / The Arab Weekly
Sadiq Khan, London’s newly elected mayor, used the first 24 hours after his win to …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK