Isil, the cosplay Caliphate. Ever noticed why it’s a bit like The Lord of the Rings?
Posted on November 17, 2015
John Kerry has just called Isil “psychopathic monsters”. True, but there’s more. Benjamin Dueholm, …Read More
An ISIL plane bomb means it’s prepared to be seen as it is: a terrorist group
Posted on November 7, 2015
Contrary to what everyone may say or fear, hears what an ISIL bomb on a …Read More
ISIL’s Toyota trucks bring to mind Paul Bowles’s story on the Reguibat
Posted on October 11, 2015
I thought of Paul Bowles’s short story ‘A Distant Episode’ when I read about US …Read More
China’s ‘counter-terrorism-sans-thought’ policies are breeding resentment
Posted on March 2, 2015
Chinese policies in its western Xinjiang region are creating fertile ground for Islamic extremism, reports …Read More
What does it mean that Raqqa in Syria and Derna in Libya are twin cities?
Posted on February 20, 2015
It’s been five months since Derna threw in its lot with ISIL – an opportunistic …Read More
Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK