Donald Trump’s America is trying to gaslight the world – without much success

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2020


On August 14, the Trump administration’s attempt to indefinitely extend a UN arms embargo on …

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Once upon a time, Trump felt the pain of teetering on the horns of a dilemma over Iran

by Rashmee

Posted on September 30, 2019


Before a formal impeachment inquiry began, Donald Trump’s bullying persona was struggling with his inner …

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For now, Trump-Iran talks are about talking

by Rashmee

Posted on September 1, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Chances are the Iranians won’t be as wily — and as smart — as North …

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What would the US do with Iran, come January 2021? It depends on who’s in the White House

by Rashmee

Posted on August 9, 2019


One of the more interesting questions thrown up by Round two of the Democratic presidential …

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Trumpian diplomacy? Just short of demanding ‘Iranians convert to Christianity’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2018


One has to wonder about Trump’s America’s notion of diplomacy when it dispatches its top …

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Could capricious American unilateralism leave the US out in the cold?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2018 / The National


Those who wait with baited breath for a stinging European response to America’s withdrawal from …

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Are we forgetting North Korea? Here’s a senior Singapore diplomat’s take

by Rashmee

Posted on October 21, 2017


It’s not gone away. Nothing has changed with the Hermit Kingdom, where by the way, …

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Typical Trump cop-out or good news? Don’t certify Iranian compliance & let Congress deal with it

by Rashmee

Posted on September 14, 2017


Today (September 14), push comes to shove. It’s the deadline for the Trump administration to …

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How weak is this Iran that Trump’s men aggressively put ‘on notice’?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 8, 2017


After the brief Obama-era détente between Washington and Tehran, US-Iranian relations appear destined to return …

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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