As Paris pact turns five, climate change is the new cold war

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2020


  This is the week the Paris Climate Agreement marks its fifth birthday. December 12 …

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What linked America’s un-presidential non-debate with a vegetable market in a poor country?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 6, 2020


As the US vice-presidential debate – the debate of the deputies – rolls around on …

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75 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a novel about the crack that joins broken objects to their past

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2020


  In August 1946, a year after an American B-29 bomber dropped the world’s first …

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Trump eviscerates G7 - and America’s leadership

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2020 / The Focus


Donald Trump wants to turn the G7 group of advanced economies into the ‘G10 or …

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Carlos Ghosn could be bad news for Lebanon

by Rashmee

Posted on January 12, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


The world is consumed by events in and about Iran and Iraq, as well as …

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Carlos Ghosn – the Lebanon connection

by Rashmee

Posted on December 31, 2019


When I heard about Carlos Ghosn’s flight to Lebanon from Japan, where he faces trial …

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‘Abe Shinzo’ wants to make Japan great again

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2019


On Friday (Sep. 6), Japan’s education minister Masahiko Shibayama proposed to the cabinet that Japanese …

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If you doubted there’s no globocop any more, read this

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2019


  No one’s paying any particular attention to what the US says or thinks about …

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Tell me again, why is Donald Trump favouring Britain with his presence right now?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 1, 2019


Those who’re wondering why Donald Trump is favouring Britain with his presence should read Anne …

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Does the ‘greatness and genius of America’ still stand?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 30, 2019 / The National


Every year, pundits forecast China’s inexorable rise to superpower status and the end 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