Is Europe toughening up at last?
Posted on August 1, 2020
In nearly 70 years of Europe’s union, member states have learnt a valuable lesson – …Read More
How much will the EU’s ‘historic’ new deal change life in Europe?
Posted on July 26, 2020 / The National
For the first time in nearly seven decades of Europe’s union, the 27-member bloc is …Read More
A new dawn for Europe?
Posted on July 21, 2020
The moment fit the significance of what was being announced. “Europe has shown it is …Read More
Lafayette Square is not Tiananmen Square
Posted on June 5, 2020 / The Focus
Exactly 31 years ago today, a powerful military stamped out a peaceful protest by idealistic …Read More
The great game…in Africa
Posted on February 10, 2020
Europe is fighting hard to be relevant to Africa, its nearest continental neighbour. Today (Feb. …Read More
But, of course, the EU Must Recognize Palestine. The alternative is more drastic
Posted on December 30, 2019
With the US steadily working with Israel to obliterate hopes for a two-state solution, Daoud …Read More
France wants to be primus inter pares in Europe despite a junked nominee for commissioner
Posted on October 15, 2019
Two recent developments indicate the internal political flux within the European Union and the jostling …Read More
Just how wide is the Atlantic?
Posted on March 18, 2019
The Atlantic is the second largest of the world’s oceans. At 106,460,000 square kilometres, …Read More
Brexit and the April showers effect on British weddings
Posted on November 14, 2018
Ambrose Bierce, the American writer, once quipped that a bride is a woman with a …Read More
A European Monetary Fund? Europe’s answer to Trump’s tormenting?
Posted on June 11, 2018
The German Chancellor is thinking of a European Monetary Fund (EMF), ie “greater independence within …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK