Keeping up appearances…in Afghanistan

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2021


Joe Biden has a lot of incoming, as we used to say when we were …

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Biden Vs Bernie…again, in a different vein

by Rashmee

Posted on August 9, 2021


Could Ohio’s 11th congressional district be the bellwether of Democratic politics? On August 3, Shontel …

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Belarus is an example of the impotence of the ‘West’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 3, 2021


A Belarusian athlete at the Tokyo Olympics seeks refuge from going home. A Belarusian activist …

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Half-a-year in, what about Joe-plomacy?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Joe Biden hasn’t been US president very long but six months …

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Mr Biden is right that America is back. For how long is the question

by Rashmee

Posted on June 15, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA The good news is that Joe Biden began his first trip …

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It’s not quite true that Biden gave Boris a bespoke bike and got a framed Wikipedia photo in return

by Rashmee

Posted on June 14, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY Britain may be much poorer for Brexit but it’s not so broke …

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Boris and that ‘special relationship’

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Boris Johnson, it turns out, isn’t overly fond of the phrase “special relationship”.…

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The Churchill Factor

by Rashmee

Posted on June 10, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS Seven years ago, Boris Johnson published ‘The Churchill Factor’, a book that …

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Joe Biden and the force of the political Yoda myth

by Rashmee

Posted on June 1, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA Weeks on from Joe Biden’s Getting America Back on Track Tour …

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The global south needs rich countries to be committed on vaccines

by Rashmee

Posted on May 27, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS If there is anything more callous and cynical than Germany and France’s …

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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