Faked terrorist attacks are a dangerous development

by Rashmee

Posted on April 30, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


  From tragedy to sordid farce, terrorism is meta­morphosing before our eyes. Until recently, an …

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Spot the difference: Boris Johnson’s ‘mugwump’ & Trump’s ‘Crooked Hillary’-style insults

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2017


British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has excelled himself by referring to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, …

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In 100 days Trump shows he’s same scam artist he described in Art of the Deal

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2017


Today, on the 100th day of his presidency, consider Donald Trump’s accomplishments: : 30 …

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Doors begin to close on India’s tech diaspora

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2017 / The National


After nearly two decades of being welcomed as the geeks who could inherit the Earth …

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Is Mrs Merkel really silly enough to hint she only invited Ivanka as a strategic route to dad?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2017


If German chancellor Angela Merkel invited Ivanka Trump to Berlin’s women’s summit as a strategic …

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Bring on the burger diplomacy, Mr Trump. That’s the only way to deal with North Korea

by Rashmee

Posted on April 25, 2017


John Delury, an associate professor of Chinese studies in Seoul, just said something that I’ve …

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A French revolution? The election results shout that loud and clear

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2017


In the end, the figures didn’t matter. Was Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old upstart fronting a …

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Recep the Resolute, Turkey’s new sultan

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Orhan Pamuk, Nobel literature laureate and one of the greatest contempo­rary chroniclers of Istanbul, once …

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France might fear terrorism but why does it regard the burqini with trepidation?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2017


There’s terrorism and then there’s the burqini. Which does the French voter fear more? Does …

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Is Trump a pessimist or a prophet? In 2013, he was tweeting about World War III

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2017


“Be prepared,” warned Donald J Trump. “there is a small chance that our horrendous leadership …

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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