The question in Sirte #Libya is not whether ISIS will be defeated. What comes after?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2016


Sitting in Tunis, it’s hard not to pay particular heed to what’s happening over the …

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France vs France. Two views of burqini debate and what it might mean for the republic

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2016


Dominique Moisi, a professor at L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris and senior adviser at the …

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As Colombia’s peacetime starts, Norwegian who helped says he no longer wears a watch

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2016


From today, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) are officially …

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The politically shrewd option for French and German Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


If they know what is good for them, German Muslims should be stoutly, if silently, …

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Why did France stick with the hijab ban but found the one on burqinis hard-going?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2016


  You don’t have to be a lawyer to wonder why France made such a …

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#Trump, Farage: Supporters’ willful ignorance beyond #DunningKruger

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2016


I heard the former UKIP leader Nigel Farage’s speech to 15,000 devoted Donald Trump fans …

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Ignorance, fear and the burqini ban debacle

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2016 / The National


The alleged Islamification of Europe has become an occasionally absurd but critical political fault line, …

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Germany’s partial ban on the burqa: Is that a bit like being half-pregnant?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2016


Not quite but it does underline the fact that Germany is facing elections and that …

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Stephen King predicted Hillary Clinton would be president, but in conterfactual fiction

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2016


Look, I’m not saying the bestselling author was prescient. Or particularly wanted an HRC stint …

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Did Rio Olympics shine the light on why BRICS really should have been Cribs?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2016


It may not be too extreme to say that the Rio Olympics broadly showcased some …

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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