Can public ignorance kill? Well, it can certainly #shutdown a government

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2013


Obamacare. Shutdown. Online health insurance exchanges. I would wager that much of the world – …

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India-Pak war of words: Allegory is allusive but it’s easy to decode

by Rashmee

Posted on September 30, 2013


Sunday’s kerfuffle about the Pakistani prime minister’s allegedly derisive remark about his Indian counterpart illustrates …

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Which countries are ready for change? US is 12th, India 65, Haiti 85

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2013


The paradox of KPMG’s Change Readiness Index is that it probably won’t change very much …

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Mogadishu’s dry cleaner should be at Brussels’ New Deal for Somalia talkfest

by Rashmee

Posted on September 16, 2013


It’s a fair bet that they won’t be inviting Mohamed Mahamoud Sheik to the European …

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Hit him hard? The Syrian question is not that easy to answer

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2013


So The Economist (along with David Cameron and William Hague) are pushing to hit Bashar …

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Snowden, the thriller: A performance-worshipping planet waits

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2013


Coming to a screen somewhere near you (but not me, Haiti has no cinema halls) …

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#Egypt: Friday of anger, day of despair and tour cancellations

by Rashmee

Posted on August 16, 2013


Believe it or not but more than 50,000 Russians are on holiday in Egypt at …

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Egypt, a bloodied nation, a nation in tears. Can we now agree to call it a coup?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2013


You do not have to be a Muslim Brotherhood supporter, you do not have to …

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How unsafe is the US really? Measure threat by level of animosity

by Rashmee

Posted on August 2, 2013


On International Quds Day, the United States issued an extraordinary global travel warning for Sunday. …

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John Kerry manages to pull silken security strings in Pakistan

by Rashmee

Posted on August 1, 2013


John Kerry’s first visit to Pakistan as secretary of state. Things are looking, if …

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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