Women leaders and wholesome politics? Hmmm…Giorgia Meloni, Liz Truss

by Rashmee

Posted on July 30, 2022


Back to the question we considered a few days ago: Put a woman in charge …

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A woman in charge allows a country to breathe mindfully? Hmm…Liz Truss, Giorgia Meloni

by Rashmee

Posted on July 28, 2022


Having a woman in charge of a country doesn’t always mean the automatic application of …

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Should Tunisia be following the French model of doing business? Or not…

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2022


We are a pretty confused lot, it strikes me, as I think about two parallel …

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Boris boosterism and bluster won’t keep Brexit Britain’s reality hidden forever

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2022


Boris Johnson’s premiership epitomised a change in tone and apparent temperament for Britain. In the …

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Boris remade Britain’s image as a mussy-haired wannabe with a slippery sense of propriety

by Rashmee

Posted on July 8, 2022


A columnist recently noted that “in the end, Boris Johnson’s government resembled a Ponzi scheme …

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Some Americans say ‘our Taliban’ are handing down fatwas from the court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 30, 2022


“Our Taliban”, say some Americans, about the rulings  coming down thick and fast from the …

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The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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When it comes to hurling insults, Moscow is not a patch on Pyongyang

by Rashmee

Posted on June 18, 2022


When it comes to insults, the Russians could do worse than take classes  from the …

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Lift-off for Britain’s Rwanda outsourcing plan? Don’t bet on it

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2022


It’s been two months since Britain struck a deal with Rwanda to send asylum-seekers on …

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Paris emphatically did not have politics on its mind

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2022


On election day in Paris, there was little sign that people had politics on their …

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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