‘No, you can’t’, President Obama, you can’t magic up Israeli-Palestinian peace. But you tried

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2016


Are you thinking that President Obama is up to a lot of pointless posturing? That …

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The US can no longer pretend to be an honest broker

by Rashmee

Posted on December 25, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


Even before he enters office, Donald Trump’s tell-it-like-it-is team is doing a lot of straight …

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Why Trump has fans in the Middle East

by Rashmee

Posted on November 6, 2016 / The Arab Weekly


As election day in the United States fast approaches, it is worth remembering why Republican …

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The Israel-Palestinian two-state solution is dead. Long live a solution

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2016


“We are more than the Palestinian issue,” a prominent Iraqi man who lives overseas told …

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What do Palestinians share with America’s Blacks? The question of civil rights

by Rashmee

Posted on October 17, 2015


Only the most stony-hearted (or those who believe Benjamin Netanyahu is a man of peace) …

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What should we make of Netanyahu’s judgement? Or lack of?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2015


Less than a week before Binyamin Netanyahu’s controversial  speech to the US Congress,  what should …

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Obama bin Laden: Anti-Americanism more ‘popular’ than ever

by Rashmee

Posted on July 19, 2013


As John Kerry flags off new Middle East negotiations about negotiations, one has to wonder …

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Israeli PM sees both Hamas, Fatah as ‘moving away from peace’. Shame

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2012


Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, at the Council on Foreign Relations, metaphorically …

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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