Could a pirate ever become poster boy for US government?
Posted on January 29, 2013
Foreign Policy’s daily Situation Report offers a droll story that illustrates the growing respect for …Read More
Aung San Suu Kyi’s iPod playlist? Not really
Posted on January 27, 2013
It says something about Aung San Suu Kyi’s restraint and self-effacement that she personally picked …Read More
India, China, Bhutan: Himalayan Trio’s Strategic Shimmy
Posted on January 26, 2013
A busy, mind-bender of a week for the Bhutanese King.Or is it? Jigme Khesar Namgyel …Read More
Drones and UN peacekeeping?
Posted on January 16, 2013
The excellent Baobab offers prescient insight into the way things might change in the United …Read More
Why should Latvia say Hindu prayers?
Posted on January 9, 2013
The strangest, most self-righteous email in a long time has to be the one about …Read More
Pakistan Needs A Malala Effect From Education To Sex
Posted on January 4, 2013
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot at by the Taliban in October, was …Read More
Don’t ask where best to be born but where best to live?
Posted on January 2, 2013
One cannot but be struck by title of The Economist blog “Where to be born …Read More
India: Still waiting for the sexual revolution
Posted on December 21, 2012
The brutal gangrape in Delhi of a 23-year-old woman has set off a particularly vicious …Read More
Can’t ban guns? Tax ammo through the roof
Posted on December 20, 2012
If you can’t ban guns, at least raise taxes on ammunition. By 100 per cent …Read More
Chavez successor Venezuela’s Uriah Heep?
Posted on December 13, 2012
So the Venezuelan vice-president Nicolas Maduro is pleading with President Chavez to return to Caracas …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK