Are the Taliban really in charge?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2021


Tomorrow is the first day the Taliban will be in sole charge of Afghanistan. But …

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Pakistan…Palestine: Sacred vs secular spaces in ummah politics

by Rashmee

Posted on August 29, 2020


  Does the “Arab street” still exist? I mean in the sense of the broad …

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If you doubted there’s no globocop any more, read this

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2019


  No one’s paying any particular attention to what the US says or thinks about …

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Why you need more than just a name in modern politics

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2019 / The National


This month has already seen a spotlight shine on the rise — and fall — …

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A new era of pragmatic foreign policy appears to be emerging in Modi’s India 2.0

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2019 / The National


How will Narendra Modi’s India deal with the world now? Differently from his first term …

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Will Iranian oil shutdown hurt India?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2019 / First Post


What happens after May 1, when the US waiver for India and other major importers …

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Pakistan’s borrowing record with the IMF is pretty extraordinary

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2019


Did you know Pakistan has secured 21 loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since …

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The whole world should worry about Trump’s decision on the Golan Heights

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2019


Israel’s prime minister Benajmin Netanyahu has put Donald Trump’s March 25 proclamation on the Golan …

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Consider how much China matters in the world today

by Rashmee

Posted on March 15, 2019


If in doubt about how much China matters in world affairs today, just consider two …

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Amid all the turmoil, peace could break out between India and Pakistan

by Rashmee

Posted on March 4, 2019 / The National


Recent weeks have been tumultuous, but from out of the clamour, sober voices with no …

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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