Egypt’s El Sisi goes to Riyadh. Everyone’s watching the body language

by Rashmee

Posted on March 1, 2015


Today, Egypt’s President El Sisi meets King Salman and it’s not clear how good their …

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The truth inside new Charlie Hebdo: Terrorism is a job for lazy people

by Rashmee

Posted on January 17, 2015


In all the fuss about Charlie Hebdo’s cover, consider one of the sad, funny, unregarded …

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If there’s one thing you read about #charliehebdo and its cover, this is it

by Rashmee

Posted on January 16, 2015


If there’s one thing you read about the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the aftermath – …

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Charlie cover & the we’re-so-hurt-someone-will-hurt-you school of thought

by Rashmee

Posted on January 15, 2015


“Stop calling my followers violent, or they will kill you”. I was reminded of this …

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Recognize that some people think Charlie Hebdo was ‘asking for it’

by Rashmee

Posted on January 12, 2015


Take two front pages – one in, say, Pakistan; the other in Britain. Find two …

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Can everyone carry the water to Ed Husain’s burning ‘house of Islam’?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 11, 2015


“The house of Islam is on fire. The water needs to be carried by everybody, …

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European Muslims need political representation, so says Michel Houellebecq

by Rashmee

Posted on January 10, 2015


Michel Houellebecq (pronounced ‘wellbeck’) should be read – and praised or condemned only after that …

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#jesuischarlie – Let’s understand the different sorts of intolerance

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2015


This is a pretty remarkable piece by Jacob Canfield and deserves to be widely read, …

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Funny. Could be true? Middle-aged jihadist admits his rage has mellowed

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2014


Often times, The Onion gets it so right you have to stop laughing and wonder …

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The ghoulish story of jihadist advance : Mortals will fail when they play God

by Rashmee

Posted on August 8, 2014


With Iraq‘s largest Christian city all but abandoned on Thursday on account of the …

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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