America’s new game is Risk without rules
Posted on September 30, 2018 / The Arab Weekly
In 1957, an Academy Award-winning French film-maker named Albert Lamorisse invented a strategy board game …Read More
The FBI cannot investigate machismo and the US Senate can’t vote on it
Posted on September 29, 2018
In one week – so, by October 5 – the FBI is supposed to gather …Read More
After Senate hearing, there’s only one question: Would you want Kavanaugh to rule on your case?
Posted on September 28, 2018
Imagine you’re plaintiff or defendant and Judge Brett Kavanaugh is hearing your case. After his …Read More
Russia in the Middle East: Just choices between bad and worse
Posted on September 27, 2018
So now we know. Russia sees no good actors in the Middle East, just choices …Read More
Behind India and Pakistan’s sabre-rattling lies a chance for change
Posted on September 26, 2018 / The National
That India and Pakistan are talking of war yet again illustrates the competing truths about …Read More
Turkey’s Erdogan loves the Palestinians & some of them love him back
Posted on September 25, 2018
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan is quite the rock star in east Jerusalem. There, as …Read More
Anti-vaxxism can kill us all
Posted on September 24, 2018
Smallpox has been eradicated by vaccines, saving approximately five million lives annually but try telling …Read More
The ‘other’ is hounded in Germany. Sound familiar?
Posted on September 23, 2018 / The Arab Weekly
The sacking of a German domestic intelligence chief over his public comments on far-right unrest …Read More
Ever noticed how democracy is described as if it equals justice and virtue?
Posted on September 22, 2018
The other day a prominent columnist for an American newspaper bewailed “our current democratic travails” …Read More
Who fills that hole if US dollar is no longer dominant?
Posted on September 21, 2018
Everyone has their own theory, some better informed than others. Hardly anyone (except the Russians …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK