Turkey’s threat to turn on migrant tap is, like much of Erdogan’s words now, absolute nonsense

by Rashmee

Posted on March 18, 2017


Turkey’s irascible, intemperate and irrational president (now vying with America’s Donald Trump for the title …

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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 …

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What are the chances that Trump’s America will become like Erdogan’s Turkey?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 7, 2017


Joschka Fischer fears that it might. The former German foreign minister and vice chancellor asks …

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Will overreach undo the modern-day Caesars?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 9, 2017 / The National


An American political scientist recently told a rueful joke to explain how he felt about …

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Why Trump has fans in the Middle East

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


As election day in the United States fast approaches, it is worth remembering why Republican …

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Both Turkey & Japan want a baby boom. But Erdogan issued a faux fatwa

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2016


With Shinzo Abe’s July 10 election victory, Japan will be fighting the good fight 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