Is Costa Rica the centre of the emerging ‘West’?
Posted on July 31, 2018
Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, called it first. Mid-May, he wrote about how tiny …Read More
Is East really East and West really West? That’s what Herodotus wanted to find out
Posted on July 30, 2018
East is East and West is West. So goes Kipling’s Ballad, but is it really …Read More
An ALL-CAPS war on diplomacy
Posted on July 29, 2018 / The Arab Weekly
When the leader of a nuclear-armed nation lobs a tweet bomb at another country, the …Read More
Is ‘the West’ Trump-proof as it came into being in 480 BC?
Posted on July 28, 2018
Every other day, if not every single day, America’s 45th president is said to …Read More
How do Indians manage to keep their cool when it’s so hot over there?
Posted on July 27, 2018
How do people who live in hot climates manage to keep their cool? No, really, …Read More
Ethiopia, UAE and Bangladesh: Sanctuary from the heart?
Posted on July 26, 2018 / The Arab Weekly
Something quite remarkable with respect to refugees may be quietly under way in parts of …Read More
A dark narrative of violence runs alongside the shining India story
Posted on July 25, 2018 / The National
This is the week the Chinese president and Indian prime minister are abroad in Africa, …Read More
Can China’s renminbi challenge dollar & render Trump tweet bombs less lethal?
Posted on July 24, 2018
After the “tweet bomb”, as Drudge called it, thrown by Donald Trump at his Iranian …Read More
#Helsinki, #Trump and an age-old story, the parable of the drunken mystic
Posted on July 23, 2018
When Presidents Trump and Putin spoke to journalists in Helsinki exactly a week ago today, …Read More
Israel’s new law is an elegy for Palestinian rights
Posted on July 22, 2018 / The Arab Weekly
The howls of protest from Israeli Arabs, cold denunciation by prominent Palestinians and polite murmurs …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK