‘Why would Norwegians want to come to America today, except as aid workers?’

by Rashmee

Posted on October 2, 2020


In the aftermath of the dispiriting September 29 slugfest on US television – it was neither presidential nor a debate – British journalist Simon Kuper’s lament for America is worth a careful read. Not just for what he said – “European attitudes to Americans are shifting from envy to compassion” – but his analysis of … Continue reading “‘Why would Norwegians want to come to America today, except as aid workers?’”

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When it comes to peace, is the EU really a great power?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 21, 2020 / The National


Even before he became the European Union’s new foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, suggested that Europe should speak the “language of power”. And German foreign minister Heiko Maas called for a “strong and sovereign Europe”, which could be a bigger player on the world stage through a proposed European Security Council. It is fitting, then, … Continue reading “When it comes to peace, is the EU really a great power?”

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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