Incarcerating jihadists ‘forever’ could run into logistical quicksand

by Rashmee

Posted on February 9, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


It’s a conundrum. There may not be a single solution to the threat of terrorists …

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Does Britain believe in deradicalisation anymore?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 9, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


The real question should be the effectiveness of the British model of deradicalisation. Thus far, …

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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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Bad jihadists make for good politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 25, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


No Western politician wants to be responsible for bringing potentially dangerous radicals home and he …

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The white jihadist peril is with us

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


White nationalism is seen to be validated by the rhetoric of powerful politicians, not least …

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Trump’s security plan sees Middle East as dark, dangerous place

by Rashmee

Posted on December 24, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


The starkest of the many surprises in US Presi­dent Donald Trump’s National Security Strat­egy (NSS) …

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The art of labelling: What is politics that’s not quite left and not quite right? ‘Light’

by Rashmee

Posted on May 24, 2017


What on earth do you call a far-right politician who speaks for working-class concerns? Would …

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What’s got a jazzy label and is confusing? The new politics of our age – Part I

by Rashmee

Posted on May 17, 2017


The politics of our time is neither one thing nor the other. A far-right French …

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Was the Brexit vote a sign of radicalization? A jihad for the very soul of Britain?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2017


Was the Brexit vote a sign of self radicalization? A self-brutalising attempt to take care …

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Italy starts giving 18-year-olds free money: Counter-terrorism and the culture wars

by Rashmee

Posted on September 14, 2016


I kid you not. From tomorrow, September 15, the Italian government will give 575,000 young …

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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