Best Friends Forever? How Israel is trying to cut the Palestinians out of friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2018


Most Israelis rather fancy they’re European really, and that it’s just extreme bad luck their …

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A world of non-traditional coups and justice dispensed with one eye on politics

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2018


In Pakistan, so some have said, the powerful army decided not to have a conventional …

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Trump-Kim summit can set off nuclear dominoes game

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Ten years ago, in the closing months of George W. Bush’s presidency, the United States …

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A controversial take on ‘nakba’, Palestinians’ displacement: end it in the mind

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2018


  “Reading makes immigrants of us all,” the novelist Jean Rhys once said. “It takes …

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Does the clue to Priti Patel’s extraordinary actions on Israel lie in her surname?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2017


A day before the forced resignation – sacking by another name – of Priti Patel, …

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Are the Rohingyas the new Palestinians?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 17, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Are the Rohingyas the new Palestin­ians? They share the following descriptors: The disinherited, the dispossessed …

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Mis-labelling & persecution: Is Myanmar’s approach to Rohingyas dreadfully familiar?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 16, 2017


Someone sent me a link the other day to a Haaretz news report about Israel’s …

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Israel’s response to UN agency’s ‘apartheid’ finding is a distraction from the real issues

by Rashmee

Posted on March 17, 2017 / The Independent


In response to being called an “apartheid regime” by a UN regional commission, …

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1,400 years before Trump the wall was celebrated as a beautiful way to feel secure

by Rashmee

Posted on February 25, 2017


The idea of walls – Donald Trump’s proposed “beautiful” build along Mexico; Israel’s 708-km separator …

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Will Britain sell out the Palestinians again?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 23, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


One hundred years after a British Foreign minister sneakily, strate­gically and fatefully announced the British …

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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