Europe’s Turks should give up their voting rights in Turkey, sharpish. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on March 13, 2017


Let’s face it, that’s the only way Europe’s Turks can survive attempts by leaders like Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to use them in multiple ways – as a vote bank, a prop and a weapon against the governments of European countries. By survive, I mean, to pick a side – are they with Holland, … Continue reading “Europe’s Turks should give up their voting rights in Turkey, sharpish. Here’s why”

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The human connection in India’s scramble for Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on July 14, 2016 / The National


  Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, left, and his host Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli, right, beat drums at the entrance of State House during an official welcome ceremony for Modi in Dar es Salaam. Khalfan Said / AP Photo When Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ended his first visit to Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and … Continue reading “The human connection in India’s scramble for Africa”

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#BobbyJindalisSoWhite He’s a coconut, brown on the outside & pale within

by Rashmee

Posted on June 27, 2015


Bobby Jindal is such a brainy man, you have to wonder why he says and does such silly things. No, really. He is so clever that he is probably one of the few people in the world who was admitted to both Harvard Medical School and Yale Law School but turned them down to attend … Continue reading “#BobbyJindalisSoWhite He’s a coconut, brown on the outside & pale within”

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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