In time of coronavirus, ISIS shows method in its murderous madness

by Rashmee

Posted on March 22, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


ISIS urged its followers to avoid Europe like the plague. The unfolding coronavirus crisis has …

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Coronavirus kills the ISIS threat as the terrorist group issues travel advice for Europe?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2020


The unfolding coronavirus crisis has elements of the surreal. Consider this. ** ISIS has issued …

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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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Trump claims the US knows ‘exactly who’ the new ISIS leader is. Really?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2019


Donald Trump said the US knows “exactly who” the new ISIS leader is. If so, …

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It really wasn’t Trump’s bin Laden moment

by Rashmee

Posted on November 1, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Dana Shell Smith, deputy assistant secretary of state for international media engagement at the time …

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What to make of Russia’s fake news jibe about supporting US op that Trump says killed Baghdadi

by Rashmee

Posted on October 28, 2019


The Russians disputed Donald Trump’s account four hours after his triumphalist October 27 announcement of …

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An ‘international’ tribunal for ISIS fighters?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Today, Nuremberg could be a style, if not the template, for establishing a proper trial …

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Christchurch to Colombo: The unseen arc?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


The fact a Christchurch-Colombo connection was made by a Sri Lankan government minister raises a …

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Why not devise a trial process and declare Al Hol an international prison?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2019


  At the weekend, a truly horrible report appeared in The Washington Post. It …

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What the reaction to Notre Dame does and does not say

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Arabs may have lost much of their faith in the value of their heritage after …

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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