Donald Rumsfeld’s epitaph was written long ago — and it’s full of known knowns

by Rashmee

Posted on August 27, 2021


I didn’t realise until a day or so ago that Donald Rumsfeld was buried this …

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How will Taliban 2.0 interpret Sharia law in Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2021 / The New European


As the world waits to see the extent to which the Taliban’s victory will see …

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Hissene Habre’s death in prison is a reminder that his western counterparts go scot free

by Rashmee

Posted on August 24, 2021


  News of former Chadian president Hissene Habre’s death (on August 24) made me think …

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The Golden Arches theory of conflict prevention is so yesterday. Make way for B2B

by Rashmee

Posted on July 22, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Once upon a time, people actually believed in the “Golden …

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The Israeli Arab dentist drilling down to the basics of what it means to be human

by Rashmee

Posted on June 12, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… On Sunday (June 13), if things go as planned, Israel will enter …

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Yasser Arafat is arrested in India for pro-Palestinian FB post. Go figure

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Here’s a quite remarkable story. In India, a 32-year-old man posted a pro-Palestine …

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Trump’s accords were smoke and mirrors

by Rashmee

Posted on May 18, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Like almost everything else Donald Trump did, the Abraham Accords were …

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How to pandemic-proof a Hindu (or any other) pilgrimage

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of my grandmothers died after contracting small pox at the Kumbh …

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What links the late Idriss Deby’s Chad to Egypt and India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA The death of Idriss Deby, president of Chad for …

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That Dutch election inspired hope…but not because of who won outright

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… It seems awfully long ago (April 2 actually) that Dutch prime minister …

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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