Why the United Nations has been reduced to a technical support role

by Rashmee

Posted on September 26, 2022


There’s lots to say about the excellent interview that Quartz did with former UN deputy …

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America’s record on Haiti and Biden’s right to be at the Queen’s funeral – II

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2022


US president Joe Biden is key to our discussion of the rightness or wrongness of …

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America’s record on Haiti: Should Biden be on that good-to-go list for Queen’s funeral?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 17, 2022


Shouldn’t Joe Biden be on the lengthening list of leaders that human rights champions want …

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The G7 has returned to being a gentlemen’s club

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2022


Today, leaders of some of the world’s biggest economies get together in the Bavarian Alps. …

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Realism about Russia, great powers and greater self-interest

by Rashmee

Posted on April 1, 2022


India and China are proving the US president wrong. Joe Biden says Russia is “isolated …

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Reports that America is over may be greatly exaggerated

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2022


American ‘declinism’ is a favourite topic – in the US and everywhere else. So it …

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Turning the unvaccinated into modern-day lepers?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 7, 2022


On January 6, Italy made a coronavirus vaccination mandatory for everybody over the age of …

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Three things to watch, four days into the new year

by Rashmee

Posted on January 4, 2022


A narcissist US president inciting a riot to stop a legitimate election result from being …

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Biden should have called Trump out as Covid’s Typhoid Mary

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2021


I have to say I agree with Jamelle Bouie (paywall): Joe Biden was wrong not …

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A dam can be a good cover model and infrastructure, a good story

by Rashmee

Posted on November 23, 2021


It was the daily Muck Rack newsletter that offered the following fascinating news nug (that’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