Trump’s immigration ban is troubling but not as much as his fulminations on mosques

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Pitching mosques into the febrile atmosphere of a world shut down by a pandemic merely …

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The sheer, mind-numbing pointlessness of Donald Trump and his immigration order

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2020


On Tuesday (April 21) Donald Trump announced that he would issue an executive order to …

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Revoking citizenship is not an answer to ISIS returnee question

by Rashmee

Posted on February 24, 2019


Britain has answered US President Donald Trump’s call for European countries to take back their …

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Japan-style stew of cautious change and careful continuity

by Rashmee

Posted on February 10, 2019


It seemed like an omen. A recipe for Japanese-style beef stew popped up just as …

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If we want to save Britain from its post-Brexit economic fate, we should support Theresa May’s investment in Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2018 / The Independent


Theresa May has joined in a new scramble for Africa but this one is neither …

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In Galileo’s Padua, ‘fake news’ flourishes just as his heresy charges once did

by Rashmee

Posted on March 3, 2018


If they think of Padua at all most people would remember Galileo Galilei. The Italian …

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From beyond the grave, the ‘Austria First’ Jorg Haider effect

by Rashmee

Posted on October 16, 2017


So what’s new in Austria? In December, it missed electing Norbert Hofer of the far-right …

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Trump’s plan: Make the American Political Show Great Again. #MAPSGA not #MAGA

by Rashmee

Posted on August 8, 2017


Timothy L. O’Brien, Donald Trump’s biographer, has an interesting (and strangely comforting) view of the …

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Is Canada really immune from the populist wave or is it just pretending?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2016


Ever wondered why Canada doesn’t seem caught up in the populist wave that’s affecting other …

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A terrible link between Paris attacks & asylum-seekers’ view of France?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 16, 2015


There is a disturbing kernel of truth in The Economist’s scathing view of November 7 …

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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