Sanders or not, the US Democratic Party is increasingly turned off by Netanyahu’s Israel

by Rashmee

Posted on March 6, 2020


Whatever happens with the two-man race that is now the Democratic presidential field, one thing …

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The ‘comeback grandpa’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 4, 2020


It’s nearly 40 years since Bill Clinton became “the comeback kid”, pulling off a second-place …

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How super will this Tuesday be?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2020


With voters in 14 US states and American Samoa casting their ballots in Democratic primaries, …

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Why a small American state can have a big impact on the world

by Rashmee

Posted on February 12, 2020 / The National


The battle for the US presidency gets properly under way with Tuesday’s election in New …

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Iowa: Not a farce, but an acutely embarrassing tech fail

by Rashmee

Posted on February 4, 2020


Much of the world expected to have woken on Tuesday morning (Feb. 4) to a …

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Today, Iowa caucuses. But to what end when winning is going out of fashion?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 3, 2020


Winning is going out of fashion, we learnt late last year. In early December, Britain’s …

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Iowa caucuses show Middle East issues matter

by Rashmee

Posted on February 2, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


After the results of all 99 counties are tabulated, the Iowa caucuses are supposed to …

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Iowa is still unsure who it will vote for - just like the rest of the US

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2020 / The National


The week before Iowa, a predominantly rural state in Midwestern United States, kicks off the …

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Trump may be the ‘Teflon president’ but there are limits even to non-stick surfaces

by Rashmee

Posted on November 22, 2019


Donald Trump took the politics of no-limits and no-shame into prime time. Until 2015, the …

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What happens in the Democratic contest is just as important for the US as the impeachment inquiry

by Rashmee

Posted on October 13, 2019 / The National


While the focus of the US Congress over the past few weeks has been on …

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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