Iran and that Renaissance idea, ‘no means yes’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Iran is having a moment around the ‘no means yes’ …

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John Bolton and the ‘post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy’ about Iran

by Rashmee

Posted on August 22, 2020


Remember when Donald Trump said he had “the best words”? (Click here to watch …

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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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War is good for… American business

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2020


  If you’ve ever wondered why the US continues to talk the language of war …

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After the assassination…America and the ‘Dr Evil’ syndrome

by Rashmee

Posted on January 8, 2020


I’m with Gideon Rachman, the Financial Times’ chief foreign affairs columnist. He recently suggested that …

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Was the drone strike on Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani an assassination?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 7, 2020


The Trump administration has long had a problem with words that inconveniently mean something quite …

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Iran’s Qasem Soleimani matters in death as much as in life

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2020 / Quartz


The US Department of Defense announced today that an American airstrike in Baghdad killed Qasem …

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India’s internet gag in Kashmir has completed 105 days

by Rashmee

Posted on November 18, 2019


India’s internet gag completed 105 days on Sunday, November 17. The Wire’s Mudasir Ahmed reported…

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Should data analysis help determine foreign policy decisions?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 5, 2019 / The National


In 1998, Madeline Albright, then president Bill Clinton’s secretary of state, described the United States …

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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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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK