UNGA 2019: there’s always a story behind a no-show

by Rashmee

Posted on September 18, 2019 / The National


Who attends the United Nations General Assembly every year – and more crucially, who doesn’t …

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A Tibetan solution to the Palestinian problem?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 16, 2019


  No one talks much about Tibet anymore. I mean about Tibet, as a sovereign …

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A tale of two elections: Israel, 2019; US, 2020 – Part I

by Rashmee

Posted on April 5, 2019


Israel’s election campaign came to Washington on Monday, March 25 and how. Both frontrunners for …

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A tale of two elections: Israel 2019, US 2020

by Rashmee

Posted on March 31, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Israel’s election campaign went to Washington on March 25, big time. Both front runners for …

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Made for each other: sheer ambition underlines Modi’s bromance with Netanyahu

by Rashmee

Posted on February 15, 2019 / The National


Both face the electorate’s verdict in the coming weeks and need to appear powerful on …

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Blowback from actions for and by Israel is being felt in Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2019


The blowback from actions of and for Israel is tragically to be seen in parts …

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Best Friends Forever? How Israel is trying to cut the Palestinians out of friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 9, 2018


Most Israelis rather fancy they’re European really, and that it’s just extreme bad luck their …

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The Obama administration’s last-minute stand with the Palestinians

by Rashmee

Posted on January 8, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Much scorn is being poured on the Obama adminis­tration’s belated scramble to defend Palestin­ian rights …

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‘No, you can’t’, President Obama, you can’t magic up Israeli-Palestinian peace. But you tried

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2016


Are you thinking that President Obama is up to a lot of pointless posturing? That …

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What should we make of Netanyahu’s judgement? Or lack of?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 27, 2015


Less than a week before Binyamin Netanyahu’s controversial  speech to the US Congress,  what should …

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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