‘If Ukraine war grinds on, businesses should study UN’s Ruggie Principles’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2022


What should businesses do if the Ukraine war grinds on for a long time? What …

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Corporate moralism on Russia: Suspended between pragmatism and principle

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2022


Here’s a list of companies: Nestlé, Cargill, AstraZeneca, Oreo, Halliburton and Cloudflare. They span different …

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Corporate moral philosophy on Russia: Is there such a thing?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 6, 2022


In the early days and weeks of outrage at the February 24 invasion of Ukraine, …

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Ukraine

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2022


Three days after Britain launched its Home for Ukraine website on March 14, more than …

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Realism about Russia, great powers and greater self-interest

by Rashmee

Posted on April 1, 2022


India and China are proving the US president wrong. Joe Biden says Russia is “isolated …

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Perils and positives of the proxy war in Ukraine

by Rashmee

Posted on March 31, 2022


“The West has entered a proxy war,” writes Michael Ignatieff (paywall), professor of history at …

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A telling story about Putin’s state of mind from a European diplomat, formerly in Moscow

by Rashmee

Posted on March 30, 2022


With the US and Ukraine expressing scepticism about Russia’s pledge to “dramatically reduce” military activity …

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Zelensky’s ‘camouflage chic’, unrehearsed Churchillian oratory and what victory looks like for Ukraine

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2022


Three telling points emerged from Economist editor-in-chief Zanny Minton Beddoes’s interview with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr …

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What is a country if it’s not a nation?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 21, 2022


Novelist Marina Lewycka’s musings about the ancient nature or not of Ukraine made me think …

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Is Ukraine really an ancient state and what is a country if it’s not a nation?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2022


Vladimir Putin has somewhat contemptuously said that Ukraine is not an ancient state; it’s not …

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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