25 years ago today, the Soviet Union disappeared. Watch what’s coming in its place

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2016


Today, 25 years ago, the Soviet Union officially became a relic of history. Its hammer …

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Thomas Mallon, Republican & novelist, says Hillary will be depressed if she wins

by Rashmee

Posted on October 28, 2016


Thomas Mallon matters – he’s a novelist who writes American historical fiction. Very well regarded …

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India may note: Russian nationalism about Ovcharka fighting dogs but ‘rotting West’ too

by Rashmee

Posted on October 15, 2016


India’s Narendra Modi meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin today. They share a great deal, not just …

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Donald Trump is a bigger ‘big man’ than Pecos Bill of Texas who could lasso the moon

by Rashmee

Posted on September 28, 2016


This is still true after Monday’s first presidential debate. “We have always been at war …

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Refugee Olympic Team helps debunk myths

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


  The Refugee Olympic Team is an inspired gimmick and, like any novelty item, it …

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Halal food, Hui Muslims & Yinchuan. Beijing says this is Chinese Islam

by Rashmee

Posted on May 21, 2016


What do you think of when I say the words “Chinese Islam”? The Uighurs probably, …

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“With Brazil’s Lula, fall some of our dreams about men of great principle”

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2016


It was hard not to feel sad reading Michael Reid’s Bello column on Brazil’s former …

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“Get real, Trump, Fortune magazine & get off the gripes-wagon on China trade “

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2016


Fortune’s analysis of Donald Trump’s trade gripes describes “the New York tycoon’s capacity for ignorance …

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“Ted Cruz is misguided to brag that America is the ‘Saudi Arabia of coal’”

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2016


The man who wants to be the next US president says “America is the Saudi …

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Hello world!

by Rashmee

Posted on April 13, 2016


Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!…

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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