The world expected too much from Obama. Now it expects too much of Kamala Harris

by Rashmee

Posted on August 18, 2020 / The Independent


When Joe Biden said of Kamala Harris, “Her story is America’s story”, it felt …

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Huffington Post Book Review: Pomegranate Peace

by Rashmee

Posted on July 13, 2020 / Huffington Post


Book Review: Pomegranate Peace PETER VAN BUREN Author, Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan, …

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Coronavirus and the prognosis for Afghanistan’s faux peace deal

by Rashmee

Posted on March 21, 2020


    Afghanistan is at a particularly unenviable moment as the coronavirus outbreak shuts down …

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The Taliban and the Nobel Peace Prize – the Malala connection

by Rashmee

Posted on February 29, 2020


Now that the Taliban has signed a deal with the US, making possible the final …

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Mr Trump’s proposed NATOME will be in the Middle East. That’s as ludicrous as the acronym

by Rashmee

Posted on February 14, 2020


It’s hard to see the rationale for Donald Trump’s call on the NATO alliance to …

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Peace in Afghanistan? It’s September all over again

by Rashmee

Posted on January 18, 2020


Going by the news, the Taliban might be closer than at any point in a …

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Biggest failure of the US-Taliban talks was the lack of preconditions

by Rashmee

Posted on September 10, 2019 / The National


Now that Donald Trump has peremptorily cancelled an unprecedented Camp David meeting with the Taliban, …

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In the new Afghanistan, the future of women must be protected

by Rashmee

Posted on July 16, 2019 / The National


In 2012, a novel titled The Taliban Cricket Club, by the writer Timeri N …

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In Bishkek, multi-polarity builds its brand. It’s called SCO

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2019


What should the world expect from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, which kicked off …

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A new era of pragmatic foreign policy appears to be emerging in Modi’s India 2.0

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2019 / The National


How will Narendra Modi’s India deal with the world now? Differently from his first term …

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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