“There’s much to say about the American presence in Afghanistan… the US embassy there was essentially Ameristan”

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2022


By Neha Kirpal Former journalist, editor and author Rashmee Roshan Lall’s book, The Pomegranate Peace…

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Back to black: What Afghanistan’s new focus on coal tells us

by Rashmee

Posted on August 18, 2022 / open Democracy


Taliban-ruled Afghanistan’s new golden age of coal reveals a country that is going back to …

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India and Afghanistan now share an ‘independence day’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 15, 2022


India and Afghanistan now share an independence day. At least, according to the Taliban. August …

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Afghanistan, one year after the Taliban’s reconquest: Sunshine and showers?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 10, 2022


With less than a week to go before the Taliban mark the one-year anniversary of …

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Hazara diaspora asks the world to spare a thought for their people in Afghanistan

by Rashmee

Posted on August 9, 2022


I recently read a piece on the growing numbers in Australia of Hazara, who are …

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One year on, America is supposedly moving on from Afghanistan

by Rashmee

Posted on August 8, 2022


An Associated Press (AP) story from Washington recently reported that the CIA is moving on …

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Back to black: Afghanistan’s new golden age…of coal-mines

by Rashmee

Posted on August 7, 2022


It’s nearly one year since the Americans beat it from Kabul, giving way to the …

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Back to the future in Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 6, 2022


On October 7, 2001, a US-led coalition began an intense bombing campaign on Taliban-ruled Afghanistan. …

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America’s 20-year engagement with Afghanistan and the unrealised pomegranate peace

by Rashmee

Posted on August 5, 2022


The other day a US contractor, Dan Smock was on the radio from Texas. He …

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America’s resurrection and Dr Zawahiri’s multiple deaths

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2022


Ayman Al Zawahiri died many times over – in the headlines. But on August 1, …

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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