Raisina Dialogue 2020 is a nod to multi-alignment

by Rashmee

Posted on January 14, 2020 / The National


Today, exactly 11 days after the targeted US strike on Iran’s top general Qassem Suleimani, …

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How Suleimani’s death will affect India and Pakistan

by Rashmee

Posted on January 6, 2020 / The National


To properly consider the possible fallout of Friday’s targeted US strike on Qassem Suleimani, …

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Kimchi diplomacy: how national cuisine brings more than just food to the table

by Rashmee

Posted on December 23, 2019 / The National


As the season of festivities and end-of-year feasting approaches, here is a question worth asking: …

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It’s going to be a year of ‘conscious uncoupling’

by Rashmee

Posted on December 22, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


All bets are off on what lies ahead in 2020 but it probably won’t be …

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Why a reset on capitalism is a good idea

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2019 / The National


It has been 130 years since Andrew Carnegie wrote The Gospel of Wealth, an …

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Russia has fair-weather friends and allies in the Middle East

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2019


Former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben-Ami recently attempted to set everyone right on a crucial …

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Amid preparations for Nato’s 70th anniversary summit, no one seems sure about where Europe should be heading

by Rashmee

Posted on November 26, 2019 / The National


Tomorrow, European officials will vote to confirm the new European Commission. If all goes well, …

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Is democracy really dying a slow, agonising death?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 25, 2019


It’s fashionable these days for commentators to lament the lingering death of democracy. It’s being …

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US foreign policy has bipolar disorder

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


In validating the transgression of international law, the Trump administration is dismantling a crucial pillar …

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It really wasn’t Trump’s bin Laden moment

by Rashmee

Posted on November 1, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Dana Shell Smith, deputy assistant secretary of state for international media engagement at the time …

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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