Bling bling & bang bang for world’s toughest vehicle

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2013


Prepare to see the drug mafia, gun runners, dictators and oligarchs in every part of …

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Pots of gold: Why is Myanmar a better bet than Haiti?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 17, 2013


Haiti is not open for business, says Nigel Fisher, the United Nations’ voice – …

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Bye bye handshake diplomacy, hello namaste

by Rashmee

Posted on February 14, 2013


In the world of diplomacy, a handshake and a high-five can mean too much and …

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So hungry I could eat a horse, just not a Findus lassagne

by Rashmee

Posted on February 8, 2013


Whoa. Horses for courses. Not in England, you don’t, except if you race the noble …

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Chispa or Latin wit can’t disguise conundrum of anti-US body

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2013


A stiff, if substantial ‘family’ photo of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean (CELAC) …

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A ‘lean back’ chair for President Obama

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2013


You’ve got to hand it to foreign policy wonks. They’re able to mint new doctrines …

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Could a pirate ever become poster boy for US government?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2013


Foreign Policy’s daily Situation Report offers a droll story that illustrates the growing respect for …

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US needs to think foreign policy ABC – Aftermath, Blowback, Consequences

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2013


As French forces take “access points to Timbuktu” and the French foreign minister says “little …

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Why should Latvia say Hindu prayers?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2013


The strangest, most self-righteous email in a long time has to be the one about …

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Don’t ask where best to be born but where best to live?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 2, 2013


One cannot but be struck by title of The Economist blog “Where to be born …

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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