AI, the tank and the ‘blitzkrieg’ concept: The US needs to think in a whole new way

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Can America think asymmetrically in the struggle with China? It’s a pressing …

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In America, the usual suspects start to vote in-person

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2020


In-person voting starts in Wisconsin, Hawaii and Utah on October 20. Only one should have …

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If politics is now a ‘co-ed sport’, women have to take the ball and run… and run

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2019


I was very taken by Ruth Marcus’s comment in The Washington Post on the great …

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From ‘lock her up’ to ‘send her back’, Donald Trump’s evolution continues apace

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2019


From ‘lock her up’ to ‘send her back’, Donald Trump’s political evolution continues apace. He …

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The lessons of Australia’s ‘climate-change’ election

by Rashmee

Posted on May 20, 2019


Be careful not to read the wrong lessons from the surprise result of Australia’s so-called …

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I’m colluding with Russia. The farce to which American politics is reduced

by Rashmee

Posted on November 1, 2017


    I write at a desk on which stands a Matryoshka doll. By the …

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Part II – What’s got a jazzy label and is confusing? The new politics of our age

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2017


Here’s the second lot of new political labels, properly parsed. (Click here for Part I …

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Do you really believe Donald Trump cares about justice for Hillary?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 10, 2017


In his three months as president, 18 months on the campaign trail and decades in …

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How long will Hillary Clinton be free to hike in the woods in Trump’s America?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2016


On Friday, The Guardian reported a touching story about Hillary Clinton unplugged. The defeated candidate …

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America must widen its pool of leadership

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2016 / The National


For all that a great democratic exercise was under way in the United States for …

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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