Who would the world have voted into the White House, had it a vote?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2016


Much of the world – the more populous parts to the east – wakes not …

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If American newspapers were voters, the results would emphatically not be in doubt

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2016


The Economist, surprise, surprise, has made its pick from the choices offered in the …

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Remember the Obama-Hope poster? Too much world enthusiasm for a US president can be a problem

by Rashmee

Posted on November 5, 2016


I was amused to read a new poll on how the Middle East and North …

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In the American state of Utah, Mormons stand shoulder to shoulder with Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on November 4, 2016


Try inserting a cigarette paper between the Mormons and the Muslims and what do you …

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Why ‘more of the same’ may not be a bad aspiration this US political season

by Rashmee

Posted on November 2, 2016


What’s wrong with “more of the same”, asks an opinion writer in the Washington Post.…

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Partisan or not, FBI is not a sign of a broken system. Remember J. Edgar Hoover?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2016


That did it. The wider world is finally convinced the American system is dysfunctional. Friday’s …

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US Mormons stand shoulder to shoulder with Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on October 30, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


In the general caterwauling about rising Islamophobia in the United States, here is a key …

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Can US politics recover from this toxic campaign?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2016 / The National


It is not long now until voting day in the United States and many Americans …

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Does it go beyond Trump? Is America’s leadership of the world irreversibly in decline?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 8, 2016


It’s not just Donald Trump and his dark and isolationist vision for America. Even some …

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Political WWF. De Tocqueville explained gladiatorial build-up to Clinton-Trump debate

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2016


Washington, D.C.: With the best will in the world, it’s been impossible not to be …

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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