John Bolton’s trip to Mongolia was not like being sent to the Gulag. Here’s why

by Rashmee

Posted on July 4, 2019


John Bolton, President Trump’s National Security Advisor, generally gets a bad press as a hawkish hardliner with a damn-diplomacy view of the world. But on Sunday, June 30, Mr Bolton was surprisingly doing something fairly diplomatic. He was visiting Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia, on a trip scheduled a month before Mr Trump suddenly decided to … Continue reading “John Bolton’s trip to Mongolia was not like being sent to the Gulag. Here’s why”

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The change we do not see – in Pakistan, Mongolia, Palau

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2018


On November 13, the Pakistani government launched same-day delivery through its national postal service, becoming something of a pioneer on the sub-continent and among developing countries. The world barely noticed – this is not news that makes headlines – and it’s a reminder of the generally unremarked process of how countries change. So, for example, … Continue reading “The change we do not see – in Pakistan, Mongolia, Palau”

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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