Trump America’s new game on trade is ‘Risk’ without rules

by Rashmee

Posted on September 8, 2018


The world is beginning to understand the new economic “game” being played by Trump’s America, according to the always perceptive Mohamed A. El-Erian. The game is basically about two moves – a willingness to accept any level of risk including grave economic damage, and a streetfighter’s refusal to consider rules. Mr El-Erian writes that the … Continue reading “Trump America’s new game on trade is ‘Risk’ without rules”

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So Gazprom didn’t buy Britain’s biggest gas supplier in 2006. Good economic patriotism?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2018


In the context of soaring tensions between Britain and Russia, we might well look back on 2006 and shudder as we study a map of Ukraine. That’s what we might be, but for the grace of events. In 2006, Gazprom, Russia’s state-owned energy giant, had cut off gas supplies to Ukraine (some said to punish … Continue reading “So Gazprom didn’t buy Britain’s biggest gas supplier in 2006. Good economic patriotism?”

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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