Bipolar: Orban speaks to the state of the world

by Rashmee

Posted on May 20, 2022


On May 20, Hungarian leader Viktor Orban told a special meeting of US conservatives that …

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What you need to know about Solomon Islands

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2022 / open Democracy


A new world order is coming into being in Oceania, it seems, with Solomon Islands …

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The Rohingyas, like India’s Muslims, seem to be a second-string hard luck cause

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2022


As with Muslims in India, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims are denied the luxury afforded by the …

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The West looks carefully away from the situation of Muslims in India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2022


As previously noted, the Indian authorities have conspicuously ignored physical and psychological assaults on Muslims …

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The West suffers selective myopia and amnesia over India’s Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2022


Here’s a good example of the way the Indian authorities ignore physical assaults on Muslims …

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The West sheds still more crocodile tears for Xinjiang

by Rashmee

Posted on April 14, 2022


On April 8, a Christian Chinese national who spent 10 months in a Xinjiang detention …

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Gagarin very nearly didn’t become the first man to successfully return from space

by Rashmee

Posted on April 13, 2022


The exploits of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space 61 years ago, are worth …

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61 years ago, Gagarin became the first man in space. It’s still worth celebrating

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2022


These days, it’s thought to be in bad taste to praise Russia or Russians for …

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Ukraine showed there are things worse than American power: Russian power

by Rashmee

Posted on April 4, 2022


The Russian invasion of Ukraine has marked a separation between old and new ways of …

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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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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK