Europe looks to a new US president who knows what comes of ‘wrong patriotism’

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2021


This, the second weekend since Joe Biden got to the White House, is a good …

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Gumbo diplomacy vs Swagger

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2020


In May 2018, US diplomacy was supposed to be all about “swagger”. That was the …

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How to read the ‘Arab street’ as America pushes rapprochement with Israel

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2020


This week, Donald Trump’s official and unofficial secretaries of state – Mike Pompeo and Jared …

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What to make of Mike Pompeo’s ‘crusade’ against China

by Rashmee

Posted on August 16, 2020


Jeffrey Sachs’ contextualisation of America’s “crusade” against China is worth reading, what with Mike Pompeo, …

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The great drama in Belarus is matched by the great indifference of Trump’s America

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2020


  The great drama around elections in Belarus is matched only by the great indifference …

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Trump or not, it’s Washington’s way or Huawei

by Rashmee

Posted on February 18, 2020


If there’s anything that the Munich Security Conference cleared up, it’s this: Donald Trump or …

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How Suleimani’s death will affect India and Pakistan

by Rashmee

Posted on January 6, 2020 / The National


To properly consider the possible fallout of Friday’s targeted US strike on Qassem Suleimani, …

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US foreign policy has bipolar disorder

by Rashmee

Posted on November 24, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


In validating the transgression of international law, the Trump administration is dismantling a crucial pillar …

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‘Mr Swagger’ on Day 30 of the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump

by Rashmee

Posted on October 24, 2019


Mike Pompeo is still at the US State Department and is still His Master’s Voice. …

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Trump’s grand delusions – treason and the unfolding coup

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2019


The dictionary meaning of treason is as follows: The crime of betraying one’s country, especially …

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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