The international order itself is racially structured

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Some of the biggest arguments about power – who should …

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Gumbo diplomacy vs Swagger

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2020


In May 2018, US diplomacy was supposed to be all about “swagger”. That was the …

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Guess who’s holding a national election on Nov. 3. A republic with the world’s first nuclear-free constitution

by Rashmee

Posted on October 12, 2020


So who’s holding a general election on November 3? (Hint: It’s a democratic republic.) This …

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Climate refugees is not a new term but get used to hearing it more often

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2020 / The National


This is officially Climate Week and it’s brought to the world by the United Nations …

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The war for Libya is not what it seems

by Rashmee

Posted on July 15, 2020 / The Focus


The war for Libya is getting hot again. The country’s eastern-based parliament has said it …

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#UN75: It’s planning the big bash for the 100th

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2020 / The Focus


Exactly 75 years ago (June 26), in San Francisco, 50 countries signed the founding charter …

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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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Has the West lost it? A ‘3M’ strategy for the Asian century

by Rashmee

Posted on December 29, 2019


To prevent the West from losing it, the West needs to adopt a 3M strategy: …

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Hong Kong, Paris and Santiago are relatively rich but restive. A development economist explains why

by Rashmee

Posted on October 30, 2019


I’m rivetted by Jeffrey Sachs’ analysis of why rich cities rebel. Paris, Hong Kong and …

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From trade deals to climate change, middle powers are steadying the ship even as Donald Trump is rocking it

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2019 / The National


In the global jungle, is it possible for anyone but the biggest beasts to command …

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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