US foreign policy has bipolar disorder

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


In validating the transgression of international law, the Trump administration is dismantling a crucial pillar of an order based on rights, both as an aspiration and a hope. US foreign policy has bipolar disorder. It swings wildly between low and high moods. This is why US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo can say that Israeli … Continue reading “US foreign policy has bipolar disorder”

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Arab spring, summer, autumn, winter… worldwide

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


While Lebanese and Iraqi protests can force through some change, their amorphousness means they are less likely to trigger a systemic overhaul. In no particular order, Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Haiti, Spain, France. That list is not complete. Squalls of street protests around the world are filling television screens and Twitter … Continue reading “Arab spring, summer, autumn, winter… worldwide”

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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