Why cerebral political scientists read and write novels

by Rashmee

Posted on July 31, 2019


It was very interesting to read Joseph Nye explain what he learnt from novels. Not …

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It’s time we broke the spell of voodoo economics

by Rashmee

Posted on July 30, 2019 / The National


The idea of lowering taxes while creating a better society has deep roots in western …

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As the Cherokee Purple plants bear fruit, the question returns: is the tomato fruit or veg?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 29, 2019


  Today, I saw the first of what I hope will be an avalanche of …

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What will Boris Johnson’s Britain do about Iran?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 28, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Fears are running high in some quarters that Johnson would peel away from the European …

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Is the Booker buzz now about anticipation rather than just literary suspense?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 27, 2019


Three of the 13 books on the longlist for this year’s Booker prize are not …

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A secret Trump-Johnson hotline?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2019


I didn’t quite believe it when everyone said Boris Johnson and Donald Trump are very …

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What’s on BRICS’ collective mind?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2019


Today (July 25th) and tomorrow, foreign ministers of the BRICS countries meet in …

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#Mueller time, the movie and the audio book. An American story.

by Rashmee

Posted on July 24, 2019


Here’s the way the American media has been categorising Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before …

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The US should explore new frontiers, not revisit old space-race triumphs

by Rashmee

Posted on July 23, 2019 / The National


Space, the final frontier, is having a bit of a moment. This year marks the …

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Just like everyone else, Brexit Boris has the moon on his mind but Brexit is not Apollo 11

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2019


Just like everyone else, Boris Johnson has the moon on his mind. In his final …

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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