Don’t bank on it: Chavez’s Banco del Sur; a BRICS bank

by Rashmee

Posted on April 9, 2013


The words ‘Bank of the South’ come to mind as one reads Foreign Policy on…

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What if Kim Jong-un sees it all as a reality video game?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 4, 2013


Patrick Cronin’s Foreign Policy piece on how the second Korean war could start (as the …

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General Kelly’s South American nightmare

by Rashmee

Posted on March 20, 2013


To many, the new commander of U.S. forces for Latin and South America sounds like …

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Chispa or Latin wit can’t disguise conundrum of anti-US body

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2013


A stiff, if substantial ‘family’ photo of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean (CELAC) …

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A ‘lean back’ chair for President Obama

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2013


You’ve got to hand it to foreign policy wonks. They’re able to mint new doctrines …

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Could a pirate ever become poster boy for US government?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2013


Foreign Policy’s daily Situation Report offers a droll story that illustrates the growing respect for …

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US needs to think foreign policy ABC – Aftermath, Blowback, Consequences

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2013


As French forces take “access points to Timbuktu” and the French foreign minister says “little …

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s iPod playlist? Not really

by Rashmee

Posted on January 27, 2013


It says something about Aung San Suu Kyi’s restraint and self-effacement that she personally picked …

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India, China, Bhutan: Himalayan Trio’s Strategic Shimmy

by Rashmee

Posted on January 26, 2013


A busy, mind-bender of a week for the Bhutanese King.Or is it? Jigme Khesar Namgyel …

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FP Passport – How the News Travels

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2012


Uri Friedman mentioned my Hindustan Times article  All opaque on India on  ForeignPolicy.com. Take …

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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