Mr Trump’s new wealth test for legal immigrants should’ve come from US Congress

by Rashmee

Posted on August 13, 2019


Before anyone gets overly outraged by Donald Trump’s new broader assault on the US immigration …

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Watching Big America club little Mexico on the head

by Rashmee

Posted on June 12, 2019


There’s something profoundly disturbing about watching Donald Trump’s America club little Mexico on the head. …

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Walls are as much a state of mind as they are physical structures

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2019 / The National


The US government shutdown has been caused by a divisive symbol of a notional security …

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Trump turns hate words into icons

by Rashmee

Posted on October 28, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


US President Donald Trump and his administration are playing an insidious word association game with …

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Ethiopia, UAE and Bangladesh: Sanctuary from the heart?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Something quite remarkable with respect to refugees may be quietly under way in parts of …

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What to make of a migrant who doesn’t learn her new country’s language properly?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2018


Here’s a woman who came into a western country, worked, got naturalized, married, bore a …

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With John Bolton, Trump administration’s competence matches its malevolence

by Rashmee

Posted on March 24, 2018


  In January 2017, Benjamin Wittes, editor of Lawfare blog, created a memorable word template …

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Good actions can be bad politics as Germany shows

by Rashmee

Posted on November 26, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Until late on No­vember 19, no one really thought that being a Good Samaritan would …

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Italy goes its own way on migrants. EU works as trading bloc and not much more

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2017


I’m pro-European in the sense that I’m in favour of collaboration between the nations and …

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Europe must be integrated society, almost everyone must be ‘a potential friend’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2016


David Goodhart, arguably, is the only one to articulate a sensible definition of integration (of …

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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