Highs and lows of Palestinian exceptionalism

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2022


On April 22, Israeli forces entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem and …

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The PLO’s situation is darker but that doesn’t represent Palestinian prospects

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2022


As the situation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories deteriorates, it’s worth looking at the …

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Arafat and Palestinian exceptionalism

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2022


We are considering the history of Palestinian exceptionalism against a dark backdrop in Israel, the …

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Arafat’s PLO and the high point of Palestinian distinctiveness

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2022


At the fifth session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) in February 1969, there were …

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The PLO broadens, deepens and becomes truly representative

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2022


Some days ago, we examined nationhood and nationalism in the context of Ukraine and Palestine.…

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All change with the PLO

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2022


Some say that there hasn’t been quite such a moment again in the Palestinian national …

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Nasser and post-Nakba Palestinian nationalism

by Rashmee

Posted on March 25, 2022


Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks high in the great man school of history in the sense …

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Palestine and the two types of nationalism

by Rashmee

Posted on March 23, 2022


In his 2013 paper titled ‘Palestinian Nationalism: An Overview’, Haifa university Professor As’ad …

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Countries, nations and states. Where does Palestine fit in?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2022


Going by American anthropologist Clifford Geertz’s definition, Ukraine is a nation, a state, a country, …

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Why parse world’s reaction? To get the truth, not what you wish were the truth

by Rashmee

Posted on March 14, 2022


On the very day that Ethiopia was flying the flag for Russia so to speak, …

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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