A presidential son-in-law steps down

by Rashmee

Posted on November 10, 2020


When Berat Albayrak resigned as Turkey’s finance minister it wasn’t immediately clear if his father-in-law, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, would really let him to go. He did, late on Nov. 9. The Turkish lira promptly rallied on investor expectations that the new Central Bank governor (supported by the new finance minister) would raise interest rates … Continue reading “A presidential son-in-law steps down”

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‘It’s as if Trump is the don and he only trusts his close family members’

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2017


One can only hope Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, is fine and dandy next week as this. I acknowledge some anxiety on Mr Mann’s account because of this septuagenarian political scientist professor, author and thinker said a few days ago. It was about the Family Trump or rather America’s newest mafia … Continue reading “‘It’s as if Trump is the don and he only trusts his close family members’”

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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